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Development of safety related Software, Analysis & Testing acc. to IEC61508

Who should attend

  • Development Engineers (System, Software)
  • Safety Managers
  • Software Project Leaders
  • Software Quality Responsibles

Duration: 1.5 Days

Language: German or English, training material will be in English.

Location: exida.com GmbH office

Prof.-Messerschmitt-Straße 1
D-85579 Neubiberg / Germany



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nameDE0103-IEC 61508 SW Training description_eng.pdf

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Course topics:

  • From concept to system decomposition:
    • What software people have to know about system and hardware decisions
  • Software Development (IEC 61508 - Part 3)
    • Content of the SW Safety Process
  • SW Safety Requirements specification and allocation
  • SW Architecture: How to do it, how to use it
  • SW related methods, measures and techniques
    • How to deal with the tables in the IEC 61508
    • exemplification: Software planning using an UML tool (Enterprise Architect)
  • Partitioning, protection of interference freeness
    • runtime measures for detecting residual errors in software
    • exemplification: typical solutions
  • SW Safety Verification
    • Requirements on Verification
    • SW Analysis Techniques
      • SW Criticality Analysis
      • SW Dependent Failure Analysis
    • SW Testing Techniques
      • Requirements based (Equivalence Classes, Boundary Values, etc.)
      • Structure based (Statement Coverage, MCDC, Call Coverage, etc.)
    • Examples and Exercises with example solutions
  • Tool qualification

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