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Simulation-Based Safety Testing Brake-By-Wire


Nils Müllner, Saifullah Khan , Md Habibur Rahman , Wasif Afzal, Mehrdad Saadatmand

Publication Type:

Conference/Workshop Paper


ICST workshop on Testing Extra-Functional Properties and Quality Characteristics of Software Systems


Mechanical systems in cars are being replaced by electronic equivalents. To be authorized for the road, validation is required that the replacements are at least as good as the old systems. For braking systems, this goodness translates to safety in terms of maintaining timing constraints. This paper presents work-in-progress in the light of discusses the state-of-the-art. The goal is to motivate the connection of a Simulink model of a brake-by-wire system in a traffic simulator for conducting the required validation. The validation focuses on non-functional safety impacted by timing and environmental influences. This can be exploited for instance to justify more expensive real world experimentation or to determine the boundaries to which sufficient safety can be guaranteed.


author = {Nils M{\"u}llner and Saifullah Khan and Md Habibur Rahman and Wasif Afzal and Mehrdad Saadatmand},
title = {Simulation-Based Safety Testing Brake-By-Wire},
month = {March},
year = {2017},
booktitle = {ICST workshop on Testing Extra-Functional Properties and Quality Characteristics of Software Systems},
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