Design and implementation of a fault-tolerant drive-by-wire system

dc.contributor.authorAltby, Alexander
dc.contributor.authorMajdanzic, Davor
dc.contributor.departmentChalmers tekniska högskola / Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik (Chalmers)sv
dc.contributor.departmentChalmers University of Technology / Department of Computer Science and Engineering (Chalmers)en
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-03T13:34:57Z
dc.date.available2019-07-03T13:34:57Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.description.abstractThis thesis presents the design and implementation of a prototype for a drive-by-wire system in road vehicles. The prototype extends an existing (non-fault-tolerant) prototype with fault tolerance by implementing distributed brake system and dual modular redundancy for a central control unit. The steering is made redundant by utilizing the distributed brakes and using the braking capability on either side of the car. This will cause the car to turn in corresponding direction, i.e., steer-by-brakes. A hardware monitor is designed and implemented in the redundant central control units. The purpose of the hardware monitor is to restart the control unit in case of a failure. The non–fault-tolerant prototype is being used as a reference design when analysing the reliability and safety of the fault tolerant design. An analysis is made to verify the lowest failure rate that the design must tolerate in order to meet a target reliability of 99.999% after 10 years. The thesis follows the guidelines of the standard for functional safety in road vehicles, ISO 26262.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12380/208025
dc.language.isoeng
dc.setspec.uppsokTechnology
dc.subjectData- och informationsvetenskap
dc.subjectComputer and Information Science
dc.titleDesign and implementation of a fault-tolerant drive-by-wire system
dc.type.degreeExamensarbete för masterexamensv
dc.type.degreeMaster Thesisen
dc.type.uppsokH
local.programmeEmbedded electronic system design (MPEES), MSc
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