Electronic systems in automobiles are growing rapidly in size, complexity, and critical functionality. As a result, functional safety verification is emerging as an essential requirement for automotive SoC and IP designs. In order to assure that even the most stringent safety standards are met at a faster pace, comprehensive and fast fault injection and simulation solutions that adhere to the strict set of safety standards as outlined by ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 are required.

In this Synopsys webinar, I will discuss some of the challenges users face when extending their verification from targets functional simulation to fault simulation.  I’ll discuss best practices for efficiently bringing up a design in VC Z01X for digital fault simulation including strategies for setting up and simulating the design, moving abstraction from RTL to gate level simulation and improving coverage results. I will also provide some insight into efficient test selection and ways to optimize your design setup for fault simulation.

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Listed below is the industry leader scheduled to speak.

Brian Davenport

Applications Engineer, Sr. Staff
Synopsys

Brian is a Senior Applications Engineer at Synopsys with a focus on the automotive functional safety market. Brian has 25+ years of experience in the EDA industry.  Prior to joining Synopsys, he served as the product manager for functional safety for WinterLogic, Inc. with responsibility for adoption of the fault simulator into the automotive functional safety market. As a founder of WinterLogic, he has over 20 years’ experience with fault injection as an Applications Engineer.

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