Failure Analysis in Safety Critical Systems Using Failure State Machine

  • Anit ThapaliyaEmail author
  • Daehui Jeong
  • Gihwon Kwon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 474)


In this paper, failure analysis of a railway level crossing system is studied using failure state machine. It was previously perceived that formal verification of safety critical system is possible using model checking and safety analysis technique [1]. Thus, in this study, we introduce some failure case study in previous approach [1] and failure analysis is accessed using the model checking counterexample. From the counterexample, we have proposed failure state machine for the failure analysis. From the findings, the need for design improvement is recommended.


Failure state machine Fault Tree Analysis Model checking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceKyonggi UniversitySuwonSouth Korea

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