Hybrid/Electric

kVA has vast experience establishing safe processes for functional safety of  high voltage electrical powertrains and high voltage battery systems, including:

  • Inverter Safety Case based on E-Gas and ISO 26262 – kVA provided comprehensive support for an OEM battery-electric vehicle program, including in-depth safety FMEA, requirements derivation, and test case definition for power inverter designs over multiple product generations.
  • BMS Technical Safety Concept – kVA led development of a technical safety concept for battery management system, including supporting FMEA and a full suite of safety mechanisms and technical safety requirements.
  • Integrated Starter-Generator for Light-Hybrid Application – kVA provided comprehensive ISO 26262 safety management support for the development of several integrated starter-generator programs executed by tier-1 suppliers using the ISO 26262 framework.
  • Battery Management ASIC Safety Manual – kVA advised on the requirements specification for a cell-monitoring ASIC used in safety-critical battery management applications.