EMC and Functional Safety of Automotive Electronics
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EMC and Functional Safety of Automotive Electronics

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EMC and Functional Safety of Automotive Electronics Contents

Introduction to automotive electronics

  • Electronic control units with sensors and actors
  • Power network
  • Communication between electronic control units
  •  Functional domains

Electrical drives and charging infrastructure

  • Components
  • Electric power trains
  • Hybrid power trains
  • Charging infrastructure

Fundamentals of functional safety

  • Goals and definitions
  • Management
  • Analysis
  • Software development
  • Hardware development
  • Functional safety and EMC
  • Functional safety and quality
  • Standards
  • Functional safety of autonomous vehicles

Fundamentals of EMC, signal and power integrity

  • Maxwell’s equations
  • Coupling paths
  • Field coupling into wires 
  •  Countermeasures against coupling
  • Sources 
  • Sinks 
  • Electrostatic discharge 
  • Signal and power integrity

Legal framework

  •  European Union
  • USA
  • Canada
  •  Australia
  •  Japan 
  • Russia 
  • China 
  • Taiwan 
  • India 
  • South America

EMC design on ECU level

  • EMC management and design flow
  • General design hints
  • Special problems and solutions

EMC design on system-level and in special subsystems

  • EMC management and design flow 
  • General hints
  • Special problems and solutions

Modeling and simulation

  • Modeling basics
  • Analytical methods 
  • Semi-analytical methods
  • Numerical methods
  • Stochastic methods
  • Validation

Test and measurement

  • EMC measurements
  • Vehicle tests
  • Subsystem and ECU tests
  • The permanent gap

Preface to EMC and Functional Safety of Automotive Electronics PDF

Experience in the automotive industry shows that there are in particular two technical reasons why electronic systems in vehicles do not work as expected: software bugs and electromagnetic interference. Malfunctions are more than a mere annoyance; they can damage cars or other goods, injure people, or kill people.

This book focuses on electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) keeping a close relation to functional safety as required by ISO 26262.

It first introduces functional safety and EMC experts to automotive electronics. Since functional safety is still an emerging field, a primer might be useful to automotive engineers and EMC engineers as well. It then introduces to EMC.

Signal and power integrity are topics that share the same fundamentals as EMC and are also relevant in some cases. In the automotive industry, the V-model is still common to describe a development process.

For this reason, it is necessary to discuss the model and to integrate the safety life cycle and the EMC design flow into the model.

After the lecture, the reader should be able to recognize and avoid hazards, to avoid expensive EMC problems, to simulate and test for EMC compliance of the car and its components, and to fix problems.

It helps to learn automotive EMC and functional safety and will stay a reference book after the lecture.

The book considers all levels from the whole car down to the single electronic control unit (ECU). EMC on integrated circuit level is considered in a few points which are relevant to vehicles.

Additionally, the charging infrastructure for electric cars is considered. I thank Schwarzbeck Mess-Elektronik OHG and ETS Lindgren for the antenna photos and FORCE Technology for the photo of the reverberation chamber.

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