Model Based Development within Volvo
|Volvo Technology AB
|Funding from Vinnova
|SEK 750 000
|January 2009 - December 2009
|Electronics, software and communication - FFI
Purpose and goal
The Volvo Group has the following vision for Model Based Development: By 2015, all BA/BUs will have Model Based Development implemented to achive proven quality improvements, increased commonality, and a higher productivity. The main goal for the project ´Model Based Development within Volvo´ is to run strategic identified initiatives for Model Based Development of electrical & electronic systems within the Volvo group, to help BA/BUs to reach the vision.´
Expected results and effects
Model Based Development (MBD) is widely used within the Volvo-group and several units will soon continue to the next level of maturity. Coordinating MBD activities and knowledge sharing across the Volvo-group have large potential. Therefore a vision exists for MBD within the Volvo-group. To help BA/BUs to reach the vision strategic initiatives for MBD of electrical and electronic systems within the Volvo Group have been identified (project scope): 1/ Knowledge sharing and deployment of MBD to the entire Volvo-group.2/ Development of a Volvo modeling standard. 3/ Modeling of Volvo-group common features. 4/Modelling of Volvo-group common functional architectures. 5/ Environment for MBD within the Volvo-group. 6/Development of relevant case studies (useful examples).
Planned approach and implementation
The project is divided in seven work packages. The time frame is three years. Applications of public funding for 2010 and 2011 will be submitted later on.