SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, April 10

Automobile Electronics Design and Systems Reliability
(Session Code: AE302)

Room 333  8:00 a.m.

Meeting Reliability, Design, quality and safety requirements for electrical/electronic systems becomes more challenging every year as E/E content, complexity, time-to-market and globalization pressures increase. This session focuses on intelligent practices for achieving high reliability. New approaches and techniques for integrating robust design and robustness validation into the mainstream global automotive electronics product development and manufacturing processes are discussed

Organizers - John Day, Automotive Electronics News; Mohammad Naserian, Hyundai America Technical Center

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-0239
Trends of the Safety Challenges in Automotive Electronic Control Systems
Qi Van Eikema Hommes, Christopher Becker, Wassim Najm, Volpe Natl Transportation Systems Center
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-0233
Moving Automotive Electronics from Reliability/Durability Testing to Virtual Validation Modeling Using a Physics of Failure CAE App
James G. McLeish, DfR Solutions; Russell Haeberle, Magna Electronics
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-0227
A Building Blocks Method to Estimate Electronics Size and Calculate Productivity
Uday H. Prabhu, Robert Bosch Engg & Bus Solutions Ltd.
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-0242
Hybrid Cars Setting New Challenges for Optimized Power Semiconductors
Marco Puerschel, Andreas Kiep, Infineon Technologies AG
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-0236
Estimation of Controllability Based on Driver Behavior - A Case of Insufficient Brake-Assist Force
Maki Kawakoshi, Takanobu Kaneko, Japan Automobile Research Institute; Toru Nameki, Japan Automotive Manufactures Assosciation
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-0232
An Efficient Multi-Task Scheduling Methodology for Real-Time System Based on Normalized Slack Time
Tomoyoshi Funazaki, Hirofumi Yamamoto, Shinichirou Taguchi, Takesi Kondo, Denso Corp.
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-0228
Spontaneous Transistor Failures in Automotive Power Electronics
Andreas Kiep, Marco Puerschel, Infineon Technologies AG
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-0244
A Simple Method to Insure Bus-to-Bus Safety in Dual-Voltage Automotive Systems
Rupam Shrivastava, ePlanet Capital; Thomas A. Keim, Exponent Inc.
11:00 a.m. 2014-01-0237
A Unique and Novel Approach for Increasing the Life of Automotive Audio Signaling Device
Prasad Rao Yerraguntla, Shashi Kulkarni, Deepak Asthana, Tata Motors, Ltd.
11:20 a.m. 2014-01-0240
FPGA-Based Development for Sophisticated Automotive Embedded Safety Critical System
Thang Nguyen, Infineon Technologies Austria AG; Stuart Wooters, TRW Automotive
Improving Quality, Reliability and Profitability of Mobility Electronics Using Systemic Failure Mode Analysis (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
David E. Verbitsky
The Resistance Loading System of Electronic Control Steering System Performance Test Bench (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Lijiao Yu, Hongyu Zheng, Changfu Zong, ASCL, Jilin University
The Design of Electrically Controlled Steering System Hardware-In-the-Loop Test Bench (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Lijiao Yu, Hongyu Zheng, Changfu Zong, ASCL, Jilin University
Solving Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) Issue in Designs using Isolated DC - DC Converter (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Kausalya Bai Sonale, Automotive

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00397 and SUB-TP-00002, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Testing and Instrumentation Committee / Automobile Electronics Activity