The students become familiar with the following contexts (even if they are repeated and deepened in different following lectures):
Legal relationships and standards across different industrial sectors starting with Machinery Directive 2006/42/EG and the Product Safety Act.
Associated Terms and Methods: Terms (error, failure, malfunction), Systematic and Random Errors, Risk Assessment, Error Models, Failure Rates, Common-Mode Error, Requirements for Error Detection and Diagnostic Methods, Description of Requirements SIL, ASIL, PFD, PFH or POD, DR, FAR in the context of diagnostic methods
Methods for failure and risk minimization as well as securing functionality
Functional safety according to IEC 61508, EN 62061, and EN ISO 13849
Development and verification methodology for the automation context according to IEC 61508