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Towards managing variability in the safety design of an automotive hall effect sensor

Dimitri Van Landuyt, Steven Op de beeck, Aram Hovsepyan, Sam Michiels, Wouter Joosen, Sven Meynckens, Gjalt de Jong, Olivier Barais, Mathieu Acher
2014 Proceedings of the 18th International Software Product Line Conference on - SPLC '14  
This paper discusses the merits and challenges of adopting software product line engineering (SPLE) as the main development process for an automotive Hall Effect sensor.  ...  In addition, we provide insights about how this approach can reduce the overall complexity, improve reusability, and facilitate safety assessment of the Hall Effect sensor.  ...  The research activities were conducted in the context of ITEA2-MERgE (Multi-Concerns Interactions System Engineering, ITEA2 11011), a European collaborative project with a focus on safety and security  ... 
doi:10.1145/2648511.2648546 dblp:conf/splc/LanduytbHMJMJBA14 fatcat:6dh3uazr5rbg7agjgik3j4lmle

Towards Self-Powered Sensing Using Nanogenerators for Automotive Systems

Hassan Askari, E. Hashemi, A. Khajepour, M.B. Khamesee, Z.L. Wang
2018 Nano Energy  
The potential of nanogenerators for developing new self-powered sensors for automotive applications, which in the near future, will be an indispensable part of the active safety systems in production cars  ...  Harvesting energy from the working environment of vehicles is important for wirelessly monitoring their operation conditions and safety.  ...  In order to activate a Hall effect sensor, an external magnetic field is necessary. In fact, the performance of the Hall effect sensor depends on the magnetic field density adjacent to the device.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.09.032 fatcat:cafunos6r5hpjlz3oee4s32euq

Automotive sensors: past, present and future

S J Prosser
2007 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
The automotive sensor market continues to grow with respect to vehicle production level in recognition of the transition to electronically controlled electrically actuated systems.  ...  This paper will provide a review of past, present and future automotive sensors.  ...  Figure 1 . 1 Examples of Automotive Sensor Applications Figure 3 . 3 Airbag AccelerometerThe use of Hall Effect sensors and magnetoresistive devices have impacted the application of the traditional variable  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/76/1/012001 fatcat:3vncgxfcejeqfk2s3o5wvr7ahq

How Safe is Safe Enough? Acceptable Safety Criteria From an Engineering and Legal Perspective

Martin Chizek
2017 Journal of System Safety  
This paper presents a methodology to address those questions by reviewing the publicly available information of a recent automotive product liability case, and evaluating whether the product design met  ...  Manufacturers have a vested interest in the safety of their customers, and in protecting their reputation for producing safe products.  ...  Sensor #1 & Hall Sensor #2 Sub CPU 1.  ... 
doi:10.56094/jss.v53i3.108 fatcat:elvggvjjhva3zn5jn5biexuqae

Alert System for High Speed and Acceleration in Land Vehicles

Gomez N. Mario A., Camargo L. Julian R., Perdomo Ch Cesar A.
2018 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Objectives: Design and build an electronic audiovisual warning device for land transport vehicles operators which allows correcting, in real time, operation errors for overstep the speed limits and/or  ...  Methods/Analysis: This investigation will allow the development of an electronic equipment that alerts the land vehicles operator, in real time and at the moment when they are getting out of control in  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas, the LASER research group and the WaveComm Corporation that supported the development and testing of the project.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2018/v11i30/129340 fatcat:zi6r73l5hvfvnfvl4p6shqb4wq

High Response and Precision Control of Electronic Throttle Controller Module without Hall Position Sensor for Detecting Rotor Position of BLDCM

Sang-Hun Lee, Jin-Woo Ahn
2013 Journal of international Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems  
This paper describes the characteristics of Electronic Throttle Controller (ETC) module in BLDC motor without the hall sensor for detecting a rotor position.  ...  The proposed ETC control system, which is mainly consisted of a BLDC motor, a throttle plate, a return spring and reduction gear, has a position sensor with an analogue voltage output on the throttle valve  ...  Acknowledgement This work was supported by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy. The technical support and cooperation are also much appreciated.  ... 
doi:10.11142/jicems.2013.2.1.97 fatcat:cy7ox63arfauvprp7slmfvnb4q

An Interdisciplinary Perspective to the Design and Decision Support of Integral Safety Systems

Christian Berger, Panagiotis Katsaros, Mahdi Bohlouli, Lefteris Angelis
2013 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
We explore the interplay between key technology areas towards a holistic approach in the design and decision support of integral safety systems.  ...  First, we refer to the main problems in the design of effective systems and the associated software engineering challenges.  ...  The simulation is already seen by the automotive industry as an economically feasible means for validating the algorithmic implementations of safety systems.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20130904-3-uk-4041.00045 fatcat:w3eg54qcsnhibjumrn4bwncgre

A Mixed-Signal Embedded Platform for Automotive Sensor Conditioning

Emilio Volpi, Luca Fanucci, Adolfo Giambastiani, Alessandro Rocchi, Francesco D'Ascoli, Marco Tonarelli, Massimiliano Melani, Corrado Marino
2010 EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems  
Some case examples are presented to demonstrate the effectiveness and flexibility of this system.  ...  These IPs can be easily defined for fast prototyping of the interface circuit for the given sensor.  ...  The interest towards embedded systems for automotive derives from the fact that an emerging class of automotive applications, aimed to increase both safety and comfort levels in modern automobiles (such  ... 
doi:10.1155/2010/945646 fatcat:yvl6wdkn5bdjvknha7d4trhfkq

Research on fault analysis and fault-tolerant control of EV/HEV powertrain

B. Tabbache, A. Kheloui, M. E. H. Benbouzid, A. Mamoune, D. Diallo
2014 2014 First International Conference on Green Energy ICGE 2014  
This paper presents research works in the topics of fault analysis and fault tolerant control of an electric vehicle powered by an inverter-fed induction motor drive and the usual sensors.  ...  Software redundancy has been evaluated in case of speed sensor failure. Hardware redundancy has been used in the case of power inverter failures with a fault-tolerant 4-leg topology.  ...  by the control are Hall Effect type.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icge.2014.6835436 fatcat:zyqcao7xujcspixjd4gts45jqq

Toward virtual biopsy through an all fiber optic ultrasonic miniaturized transducer: a proposal

A. Acquafresca, E. Biagi, L. Masotti, D. Menichelli
2003 IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control  
Page 41 ....Magnetoacoustic effects ....Magnetoelectric effects ........Hall effect ........Magnetic tunneling ........Magnetoelectronics ............Spin polarized transport ........Magnetoresistance  ...  safety ........Safety devices ............Eye protection ............Protective clothing ........Safety management ........Vehicle safety ............Advanced driver assistance systems ....Security ...  ... 
doi:10.1109/tuffc.2003.1244749 fatcat:l3jre4etsvcqzfyz2jqggji3gy

Battery Management System Hardware Concepts: An Overview

Markus Lelie, Thomas Braun, Marcus Knips, Hannes Nordmann, Florian Ringbeck, Hendrik Zappen, Dirk Sauer
2018 Applied Sciences  
The purpose is giving an overview on existing concepts in state-of-the-art systems and enabling the reader to estimate what has to be considered when designing a BMS for a given application.  ...  This paper focuses on the hardware aspects of battery management systems (BMS) for electric vehicle and stationary applications.  ...  As the name suggests, Hall sensors are based on the Hall effect and are able to sense DC and AC.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app8040534 fatcat:foqhoc3ng5aarkgqx3kdpbkpqu

A CAD-Based tool for fault tolerant distributed embedded systems [article]

Mahmoud I. Banat, Belal H. Sababha, Sami Al-Hamdan
2021 arXiv   pre-print
The goal of this work is to assist implementing reconfiguration-based fault tolerance in safety-critical embedded systems applications.  ...  The proposed solution is a dedicated CAD-tool designed to generate a reference strategy for the system manager of a distributed embedded system to control and automatically reconfigure the processing elements  ...  In this DG, the rear right speed sensor (RR_Speed_sensor) is used to be a Hall Effect sensor where the number of pulses per second reflect the wheel speed.  ... 
arXiv:2010.08933v2 fatcat:xk42562iezflxicgxg35i5cl4q

An Actuator Control Unit for Safety-Critical Mechatronic Applications with Embedded Energy Storage Backup

Sergio Saponara
2016 Energies  
The ACU of this work ensures full operation of the wearable robotized arm, controlled through acceleration and electromyography (EMG) sensor signals, even in the case of battery failure, thanks to the  ...  Achieved results prove the suitability of the proposed approach for ACUs requiring a burst of power of hundreds of watts for only a few seconds in safety-critical applications.  ...  Acknowledgments: Discussions with Corrado Taviani, Marco Marlia from Magna Closures, the group of the battery management system of the University of Pisa led by Roberto Saletti, and Master students of  ... 
doi:10.3390/en9030213 fatcat:5574me3t3rat3pluah4d5szc4a

The state of adoption and the challenges of systematic variability management in industry

Thorsten Berger, Jan-Philipp Steghöfer, Tewfik Ziadi, Jacques Robin, Jabier Martinez
2020 Empirical Software Engineering  
In this multiple-case study, we analyze the current adoption of variability management techniques in twelve medium-to large-scale industrial cases in domains such as automotive, aerospace or railway systems  ...  We identify the current state of variability management, emphasizing the techniques and concepts they adopted.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank all practitioners who participated in the focus group discussions, as well as we thank the anonymous reviewers for very valuable comments to improve the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-019-09787-6 fatcat:h77ikukjxff2tmprz6d23c37iu

System safety as an emergent property in composite systems

Jennifer Black, Philip Koopman
2009 2009 IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems & Networks  
Violations of both the goals and subgoals identified several critical design defects in the incomplete implementation.  ...  The results demonstrate proof of concept of the ICPA technique for defining system safety subgoals in a real system. i  ...  in the goal, such as the vehicle acceleration sensor, rather than by a defect in an agent's control of another state variable.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dsn.2009.5270316 dblp:conf/dsn/BlackK09 fatcat:nexkwutkzvgjfdcbck3wdqwsmy
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