SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Safety Critical Systems (Part 1 of 2)
(Session Code: AE300)

Room 353  8:00 a.m.

The focus of the session is on system safety analysis and design of safety-critical systems employing electronic controls. Topics include: implementation of safety-relevant systems, fail-safe strategies, distributed fault tolerant systems and hazard analysis. Application areas include: automotive active safety and alternative energy systems as well as avionics and mission management. Finally, the session addresses application of new or revised safety standards such as ISO 26262 and DO-178C.

Organizers - Barbara J. Czerny, Chrysler Group LLC; Joseph G. D'Ambrosio, GM R&D Center; Brian T. Murray, United Technologies Research Center; Markus Plankensteiner, TTTech. Computertechnik AG
Chairpersons - Barbara J. Czerny, Chrysler Group LLC; Brian T. Murray, United Technologies Research Center; Markus Plankensteiner, TTTech. Computertechnik AG; Robert Suchala, Chrysler Group LLC

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-0207
Effective Functional Safety Concept Generation in the Context of ISO 26262
Darren Sexton, Antonio Priore, John Botham, Ricardo UK Ltd.
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-0211
A Scenario-Based Approach to Assess Exposure for ASIL Determination
Barbara J. Czerny, Robert Suchala, Chrysler Group LLC; Michael Runyon, Chrysler Powertrain Engrg
8:40 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Effects of Unintended Longitudinal Acceleration Profile Magnitude and Duration on Driver Performance Behaviors
Mark A. Vernacchia, General Motors Co.
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-0218
Challenges for Reuse in a Safety-Critical Context: A State-of-Practice Study
Helmut Martin, Kompetenzzentrum Das Virtuelle Fahrzeug; Stephan Baumgart, Volvo Construction Equipment; Andrea Leitner, Daniel Watzenig, Kompetenzzentrum Das Virtuelle Fahrzeug
9:20 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Using Goal Structured Notation to Develop a Flexible Safety Case Framework Consistent with ISO 26262
Andrea Piovesan, Fiat Research Centre; Barbara J. Czerny, Chrysler Group LLC
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-0208
Managing Functional Safety Processes for Automotive E/E Architectures in Integrated Model-Based Development Environments
Nico Adler, Stefan Otten, Melanie Schwär, FZI Research Center for Information Tech.; Klaus D. Müller-Glaser, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-0210
System Level Modeling, Simulation and Verification Workflow for Safety-Critical Automotive Embedded Systems
Michael Karner, Martin Krammer, Anton Fuchs, Virtual Vehicle Research Center
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-0212
SysML as Backbone for Engineering and Safety - Practical Experience with TRW Braking ECU
Tomislav Lovric, Manuel Schneider-Scheyer, Samir Sarkic, TRW Automotive GmbH
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-0205
Virtual FMEA : Simulation-Based ECU Electrical Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
Shogo Nakao, Hitachi, Ltd.; Masafumi Shimozawa, Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.; Yasuo Sugure, Hitachi, Ltd.
11:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
The Role of System Fault Tree Analysis in a Safety Process
Padma Sundaram, David D. Hartfelder, General Motors Co.

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00399 and SUB-TP-00002, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Testing and Instrumentation Committee / Automobile Electronics Activity