Safety requirements for machine software

Timo Malm, Marita Hietikko

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    Abstract

    The importance of software in machinery continues to grow as hardware functions are replaced with software and the number of safety functions increases. This has crucial consequences for machine safety. Software failure in safety-critical areas, such as driveby-wire systems, automated stability control and control of automated guided vehicles (AGVs), can result in accidents, fatalities and costly material losses.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationResearch highlights in safety and security
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Pages70-71
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8130-6
    ISBN (Print)978-951-38-8129-0
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Research Highlights
    Number10
    ISSN2242-1173

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    Malm, T., & Hietikko, M. (2013). Safety requirements for machine software. In Research highlights in safety and security (pp. 70-71). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. VTT Research Highlights, No. 10 http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/researchhighlights/2013/R10.pdf