Automating Systems Integration and Electrical Distribution in Modern Car Platforms
Intelligent allocation of systems and devices into the platform, and their subsequent interconnection via physical wiring, is a critical process that affects the quality and reliability of end products. In addition, design and manufacturing costs can be reduced by implementing processes and tools that facilitate the optimum design of the electrical system. The challenges associated with the deployment of systems and their electrical distributions are significant, and require a unique solution. The solution must automate device packaging in the car, and synthesize wiring within the available routing channels. This paper outlines an approach that results in the synthesis of an electrical interconnect system valid for all vehicle variants and options, available for simulation, high level analysis and downstream manufacturing operations.
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