22 Mar '12, 4am

Article: Functional Safety implementations in modern #microcontrollers

Article: Functional Safety implementations in modern #microcontrollers

Implementation of safety measures is on the rise in today’s automotive world in order to minimize the hazards in case of system malfunction. Today’s automobiles run various safety critical applications like ABS, electronic power steering, air bag sensors, Radar sensing, and other chassis related applications. All these safety critical automotive operations need compliance with ISO 26262 (ASILx) and IEC 61508 (SILx) standards as their safe operation is directly linked to human and social safety. This article discusses the key functional safety features present in modern semiconductor devices, allowing customers to run safety relevant tasks in their applications. Later we will give some examples using Freescale Semiconductor devices such as the MPC5675K , MPC5643L , and MPC574xx. Functional safety requirements Functional safety is related to minimizing the hazards resulting ...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/design/automotive-design/4304036/F...

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