How fault mode and effect analysis (FMEA) can be performed on a virtual prototype of an automotive system containing mechanical, electrical, analog and digital models, including the microcontroller running the same software as will be used in the car.
Dr Walden Rhines, Mentor Graphics chairman and CEO, looks forward to the trends that will shape 2016 in the semiconductor industry.
Behind the drivers for memory BIST innovation in areas such as power-on self-test, destructive and non-destructive techniques, and faster memory repair.
A look at some of the quality and safety requirements that must be met when developing and applying semiconductor IP to the automotive sector.
Ethernet is set to become one of the key communications standards for automotive. Early system-level simulation lets designers gauge performance before moving to hardware prototypes.
Designers working on automotive ICs, to be built on established processes, can benefit from the power of design tools developed for advanced processes.
The ISO 26262 safety standard lays out a number of best practices for the automotive industry and for suppliers. Formal verification provides a way of streamlining the verification of SoCs that need to conform to the standard.
Will Ethernet become the dominant interconnect for automotive applications? A look at the market trends and standards, and how to use Ethernet IP and virtual-prototyping solutions in automotive applications.
Advanced tools are being applied to established nodes to produce advanced designs for volume markets.
We are given plenty of reasons why we ‘should’ all buy electric cars. They will safeguard the environment. They will enhance national security by reducing our dependence on foreign oil. They will create a Detroit 2.0 that can pay back the taxpayer. What we do not hear is a more free-market economic argument. “And the […]