»Safety Essentials« – neues Fachbuch Funktionale Sicherheit

The wait is over: This small book explains the basics of the ISO 26262:2018 automotive functional safety standard in a nutshell.

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To ensure that nobody is harmed by malfunctions, the ISO 26262 safety standard defines a methodology for the proper development of safety-critical systems in the car. The standard requires a comprehensive safety management system over the vehicle’s life cycle, from the concept phase to the junkyard. The ISO 26262:2018 also defines necessary activities and outcomes as well as appropriate methods in development and production.

Designed for beginners

Safety Essentials provides those readers who are new in automotive functional safety with an overview of the structure and requirements of ISO 26262. Readers get answers to the most urgent questions that arise when developing safety-critical systems – on both manufacturer and supplier side.

"Functional Safety Essentials" navigates beginners safely through the ISO 26262 standard

  • Core parts of the standard are presented and interpreted.
  • The most important outcomes of the standard are clearly described in a structured manner.
  • An example is a vivant part of every chapter to illustrate the requirements of the standard.

The authors of "Safety Essentials" have been advising users in the automotive and transportation industry for many years. Dirk Dürholz and Dr. Roland Sadler are well-known experts in the development of control units and automotive electronic systems compliant to ISO 26262.

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