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Model-based Development of Embedded Software in Compliance with ISO 26262 – Challenges and Effective Solutions CME1801

Over the course of two days, participants in this training workshop will learn how to develop and safeguard safety-critical embedded software in serial projects with Simulink® in compliance with ISO 26262 (part 6). The training workshop will commence with a rundown of the ISO standard before directing attention towards the requirements of the ISO 26262 that pertain to model-based development. The training workshop will then look at the significance of the standard with regards to model-based development with Simulink®, as well as the requirements for model and software architecture in safety-critical software. Participants will learn about tool qualification, effective process adaptation, and safeguarding model quality with modeling guidelines and testing, and the training workshop will be rounded off by assessing ISO 26262 readiness of controller functions. All theory will be illustrated via multiple practical examples, which participants can apply in their own workplaces.

At the conclusion of the training workshop, participants will have the option of completing an evaluation exercise to attain the SAE Certificate of Competency.

Who Should Attend

The training workshop is aimed at developers, testers, quality managers, project managers and team leaders, whose focus is the model-based development of safety-critical embedded software using MATLAB®/Simulink® in combination with Embedded Coder® or dSPACE TargetLink®.


Day One:
  • Overview: Model-based software development with Simulink®
  • Safety-related software development according to ISO 26262
  • ISO 26262-compliant development process
  • Model and software architecture design
  • Analysis and evaluation of model architecture
Day Two:
  • Safeguarding model quality with modeling guidelines
  • Tool qualification
  • Safeguarding model quality with model testing
  • Priorities for process adaptation towards compliance with ISO 26262
  • Concluding words and feedback
Dr. Heiko Dorr; Dr. Hartmut Pohlheim; Dr. Lena Kaland; Sophia Kohle; Scott Ranville;

Dr. Heiko Dörr: Heiko Dörr was appointed CEO of Model Engineering Solutions GmbH (MES) in January 2016, after years experience as a managing partner. A trailblazer of model-based development from the very beginning, he strives to open new fields for its application. He ensures that the competences within the company are well aligned to drive quality in all areas in the right direction.

Dr. Hartmut Pohlheim: Hartmut Pohlheim is the strong backbone of the MES technology development. He is CTO out of firm conviction and manages customer projects as well as the in-house software development team under tremendous time and quality pressure. Customers value his inexhaustible technical knowledge and his pragmatic, hands-on approach to challenging technology questions. Testers fear him for his zero tolerance policy when it comes to errors.

Dr. Lena Kaland: Lena Kaland is a Senior Software Consultant for automotive software at Model Engineering Solutions. She specializes in ISO 26262 and the AUTOSAR methodology and supports customers in their model-based software development projects, assisting them in defining and implementing their model-based software development processes.

Sophia Kohle: Sophia Kohle is Product Manager for check and guideline development for MES Model Examiner. As part of her role, Sophia Kohle defines the strategic objectives for the development and advancement of model checks. Her current focus is on the latest and future versions of dSPACE modeling guidelines and guidelines to cover requirements of ISO 26262. Sophia Kohle also supports customer projects in which company-specific guidelines and checks are implemented in MES Model Examiner.

Scott Ranville: Scott Ranville graduated from the University of Michigan with a Masters in Electrical Engineering – Control Systems. Mr. Ranville started his career in Ford Research working with tool vendors to help create many of the state-of-the-art tools that now dominate the market for using Simulink for embedded software development. Mr. Ranville then moved on to running his own consulting business for 13 years, working with both automotive and aerospace companies. His specialties include topics such as modeling style guides and automated enforcement, automated test vector generation, MIL testing, automatic code generation, model coverage, and creating custom automation tools. Mr. Ranville has passed the TUV Nord test to be a Functional Safety Certified Automotive Engineer.

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Fees: $1995.00
SAE Members: $1995.00 - $1995.00

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