Functional Safety For E-Motorcycles: How The New Edition Of ISO 26262 Applies To Electric Bikes (Energy Storage Innovations USA 2019)

Dr Ken Ferguson, Senior Scientific Consultant, Vehicle Practice
Exponent, Inc.
United States

Presentation Summary

With increasing complexity pervading he automotive industry, increased efforts have been focused on providing safety-compliant electrical and electronic systems. ISO 26262 utilizes a system of steps to manage functional safety and reduce risk to acceptable levels for road vehicles. The newly released edition applies to road-vehicles, motorcycles, and heavy trucks. In this presentation we will discuss how ISO 26262:2018 applies to the battery pack and battery management system in electric motorcycles.

Speaker Biography (Ken Ferguson)

Dr. Ken R. Ferguson is a Senior Scientist at Exponent's Test and Engineering Center in the Vehicle practice. He has diverse scientific experience with expertise in abuse and performance testing of energy storage systems. Dr. Ferguson received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University in 2016 and prior to joining Exponent he was a member of the AMO Science Group at the Linac Coherent Light Source at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Company Profile (Exponent)

Exponent is a multi-disciplinary scientific and engineering consulting firm whose mission is to provide clients with objective solutions for their important science, engineering and business problems. Exponent engages the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable, and technologically complex world.
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Energy Storage Innovations USA 2019