Model-Based Development of Automotive Embedded Software in Compliance with ISO 26262

This 2-day intensive training class, taught by experts from Model Engineering Solutions (MES) – dSPACE TargetLink Strategic Partner, describes how to develop and safeguard safety-critical, embedded software in serial projects with Simulink® in compliance with ISO 26262 (part 6). Beginning with a general overview of the ISO standard, we proceed by focusing on those requirements of the ISO 26262 that are specifically relevant to model-based development. We address the impact the standard has had on model-based development with Simulink, as well as the requirements for model and software architecture in safety-critical software. We conclude with a discussion on assessment of readiness of controller functions, according to ISO 26262. Theoretical aspects are illustrated by means of many practical examples, which you can take straight back to your daily development tasks.

  • Engineers, developers, testers, quality managers, project managers, team leaders, etc., who use model-based software development for safety-critical embedded software using MATLAB®/Simulink in combination with dSPACE TargetLink.

  • Only basic modeling knowledge with Simulink and Stateflow® is assumed. 

  • Developing safety-critical software in compliance with ISO 26262
  • All contents updated for ISO 26262: 2018
  • Impact of ISO 26262 on development of embedded software with Simulink
  • Model architectures for safety-critical software
  • Safeguarding ISO-26262-compliant models with modeling guidelines and complexity metrics
  • ISO 26262 compliant testing for modelbased SW development
  • Tool qualification
  • Prioritization of ISO 26262 requirements for process adaptation

  • MES Model Examiner for static analysis of guideline compliance
  • MES M-XRAY for managing model complexity
  • MES Test Manager for requirements-based and back-2-back testing.


  • Overview: Model-based software development with Simulink
  • Safety-related software development in compliance to with ISO 26262
  • ISO-26262-compliant development process
  • Software architecture according to ISO 26262
  • Implementing software architectures in models
  • Analysis and evaluation of model architecture


  • Detailed design in model-based development in compliance with ASPICE 3
  • Ensuring model quality with modeling guidelines
  • Tool qualification in compliance with ISO 26262
  • Ensuring model quality with model testing
  • Priorities for process adaptation in compliance with ISO 26262
  • Evaluation test to qualify for SAE certificate of competency (optional) 

DatesLocation and time Fee per person
November 15 - 16, 2022 Virtual Class only $ 2000 USD

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