Understanding DO-254: Solutions to Facilitate Compliance
DO-254 discusses the need for “Design Standards” and Order 8110-105 takes this a step further, discussing the specific need for HDL coding standards. A recent initiative launched with the DO-254 Users Group gathered information from 20+ companies on the HDL coding standards that were deemed most applicable for DO-254 design programs. This white paper provides a list of generally accepted HDL design best practice coding guidelines that should be considered for any fail-safe design, including DO-254 programs. It also describes how to automate the checking of these HDL coding standards using the DesignChecker in HDL Designer.
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