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Using the Functional Mockup Interface as an Intermediate Format in AUTOSAR Software Component Development

Bernhard Thiele
German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics, Germany

Dan Henriksson
Dassault Systèmes AB, Ideon Science Park, Lund, Sweden

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Published in: Proceedings of the 8th International Modelica Conference; March 20th-22nd; Technical Univeristy; Dresden; Germany

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 63:54, p. 484-490

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Published: 2011-06-30

ISBN: 978-91-7393-096-3

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


This paper shows how the recently developed Functional Mockup Interface (FMI) standard for model exchange can be utilized in the context of AUTOSAR software component (SW-C) development. Au-tomatic transformations between the XML schemas of the two standards are utilized to convert FMI models to AUTOSAR. An application example is demonstrated; where a Modelica controller is exported through FMI; converted to an AUTOSAR SW-C and then imported into an AUTOSAR tool. The presented approach; with FMI as an intermediate format; should be an attractive alternative to providing full-fledged AUTOSAR SW-C export.


FMI; AUTOSAR; model-based design; embedded software


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