Get IEC 61508 Standard Certification for Critical Industrial Embedded Systems with VectorCAST

Elektrische, elektronische oder programmierbare Systeme, die Sicherheitsfunktionen ausführen, werden oft gemäß der Norm IEC 61508 entwickelt. IEC 61508 bezieht sich auf die funktionale Sicherheit programmierbarer elektronischer Systeme. Diese von der International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) herausgegebene Norm ist in der Prozessregelung- und Automatisierungsindustrie gut eingeführt und kommt auch im Automobil, Bereich, der Schwerindustrie, dem Bergbau und anderen Bereichen, in denen Sicherheit und Zuverlässigkeit entscheidend sind, zur Anwendung.

Vollständige Prüfung eingebetteter Industriesysteme sicherstellen

Wer den berechenbaren Ablauf eingebetteter Systeme gemäß IEC 61508 Zertifizierung gewährleisten will, muss sicher sein können, dass der Code zu 100 % getestet wurde. VectorCAST/QA erfasst deshalb während der Systemtestaktivitäten Abdeckungsinformationen, mit deren Hilfe sich die Systemtestabdeckung feststellen lässt. Bei Bedarf können dann für bestimmte Anwendungsbereiche weitere Tests durchgeführt werden.

Warum Systemtests allein keine 100%ige Zuverlässigkeit garantieren

Systemtests führen nicht automatisch zu einer 100%igen Abdeckung, da viele Funktionen Fehlerbehandlungscode enthalten, der mittels der vollintegrierten Anwendung nur schwer oder gar nicht stimuliert werden kann. Die optimale Lösung besteht in der Durchführung von Modul- und Integrationstests mittels VectorCAST/C++ oder VectorCAST/Ada. VectorCAST/QA nutzt Abdeckungsinformationen gemeinsam mit VectorCAST for C/C++ und VectorCAST for Ada, sodass Sie problemlos Berichte erstellen können, in denen die Abdeckungen sämtlicher Tests erfasst sind.

Wie VectorCAST die IEC 61508 Zertifizierung unterstützt

Der Geltungsbereich der Norm erstreckt sich über den gesamten Lebenszyklus mit Risikoanalyse, Konzept, Integration, Tests, Modifikation und Instandhaltung und Sicherheitsmanagement.

Die IEC 61508 Norm besteht aus sieben Teilen. Teil 3 definiert die Softwareanforderungen und legt den Sicherheitslebenszyklus für Software fest, einschließlich Validierung und Prüfung. Der Sicherheitslebenszyklus beginnt mit einer Risikoanalyse zur Bestimmung der benötigten Sicherheitsanforderungsstufe (SIL). SIL ist ein Maß für die notwendige risikomindernde Wirksamkeit.

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