About this Course

This course is a part of the Self-Driving Car Engineer Nanodegree Program.

Together with Elektrobit, we’ve built a fun and comprehensive Functional Safety Module. You’ll learn functional safety frameworks to ensure that vehicle is safe, both at the system and component levels.

Skill Level
Advanced
Included in Course
  • Rich Learning Content

  • Interactive Quizzes

  • Taught by Industry Pros

  • Real World Projects

  • Student Support Community

  • Personalized Career Support

Join the Path to Greatness

This course is part of a Nanodegree Program. It is a step towards a new career in Self-Driving Car Engineer.

Nanodegree Course

Self-Driving Car Engineer - Functional Safety

by Elektrobit

Enhance your skill set and boost your hirability through innovative, independent learning.

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What You Will Learn

Lesson 1

Introduction to Functional Safety

  • You will learn to make safer vehicles using risk evaluation and systems engineering.
Lesson 1

Introduction to Functional Safety

  • You will learn to make safer vehicles using risk evaluation and systems engineering.
Lesson 2

Safety Plan

  • A functional safety plan is critical to any functional safety project. Here you will learn what goes into a safety plan so that you can document your own.
Lesson 2

Safety Plan

  • A functional safety plan is critical to any functional safety project. Here you will learn what goes into a safety plan so that you can document your own.
Lesson 3

Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment

  • In a hazard analysis and risk assessment, you will identify vehicular malfunctions and evaluate their risk levels. You can then derive safety goals defining how your vehicle will remain safe.
Lesson 3

Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment

  • In a hazard analysis and risk assessment, you will identify vehicular malfunctions and evaluate their risk levels. You can then derive safety goals defining how your vehicle will remain safe.
Lesson 4

Functional Safety Concept

  • You will derive functional safety requirements from the safety goals and then add extra functionality to the system diagram. Finally you document your work, a part of functional safety.
Lesson 4

Functional Safety Concept

  • You will derive functional safety requirements from the safety goals and then add extra functionality to the system diagram. Finally you document your work, a part of functional safety.
Lesson 5

Technical Safety Concept

  • Once you have derived functional safety requirements, you drill down into more detail. In the technical safety concept, you refine your requirements into technical safety requirements.
Lesson 5

Technical Safety Concept

  • Once you have derived functional safety requirements, you drill down into more detail. In the technical safety concept, you refine your requirements into technical safety requirements.
Lesson 6

Functional Safety at the Software and Hardware Levels

  • The last step in the vehicle safety design phase is to derive hardware and software safety requirements. In this lesson, you will derive these requirements and refine a software system architecture.
Lesson 6

Functional Safety at the Software and Hardware Levels

  • The last step in the vehicle safety design phase is to derive hardware and software safety requirements. In this lesson, you will derive these requirements and refine a software system architecture.
Lesson 7

Project: Functional Safety

  • It's time to start the functional safety project! You will be creating a safety case for a lane assistance system.
Lesson 7

Project: Functional Safety

  • It's time to start the functional safety project! You will be creating a safety case for a lane assistance system.

Prerequisites and Requirements

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why Take This Course

By the end of this course, you will be able to follow ISO 26262 to implement a safety case, build a safety plan, conduct a hazard and risk analysis, and create functional safety and technical safety requirements.

What do I get?
  • Instructor videos
  • Learn by doing exercises
  • Taught by industry professionals
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