Functional Safety according to ISO 26262
Infotiv was commissioned by a car manufacturer to help with developing the functional safety for a future hybrid platform, according to ISO 26262. The focus of the assignment was on high voltage, including the electric motor, battery, charger and inverter.
ISO 26262 is a standard for functional safety that can be used to measure a car’s safety during its life cycle. It is applicable to electronic systems and electrical safety-related systems. The standard was released in 2011 and Infotiv, and many companies in the automotive industry, such as Volvo Cars, BMW, Toyota, Ford, Delphi, and Continental, were included in the standard’s development process.