E/E System Architecture

CES Systems Engineering is the right choice for the development of modern, customer-specific E/E architectures, which can be used in different vehicle variants.

Our specialists develop the appropriate technical E/E architecture based on your functional (logical) vehicle description. We ensure that this E/E architecture meets the desired standards. The development or further development of E/E architectures based on existing components is also possible.

Our specialists will be happy to advise you on creating and improving your E/E architecture and the associated development process.

Your benefits with our E/E-Architecture Service

  • Our service is scalable to your wishes and needs. It is compatible with other services and products of Continental.
  • You receive state of the art solutions using modern development tools and processes.
  • Our E/E-Architecture solutions enable reuse of your components or existing (Continental) components and smooth integration up to a complete vehicle, thereby reducing total engineering cost and time.
  • The developed E/E-Architecture is as flexible as you need it. New components can be integrated on your demand.
  • We enable your staff to leverage the full potential of modern tools and development processes to cut down engineering time and cost.

Our E/E-Architecture Service Portfolio

TopicContentExamples of Use
Logical E/E-Architecture
  • Mapping of functions/logical blocks to technical system elements (components).
  • Development of a logical vehicle system E/E-architecture for a Chinese customer.
  • Technical E/E-Architecture
  • Mapping of functions/logical blocks to technical system elements (components)

  • Definition of hardware-network topology (includes technical structure and bus systems)

  • Circuit diagram with power supply and grounding concept (high and low voltage)
  • Definition of a hardware-network topology for the development of a luxury vehicle using Continental components.
  • Communication
  • Interface definition per system

  • Communication matrix

  • dbc files and others (Ethernet)
  • Specification of the communction matrix with dbc files and wire harness for new vehicle for the USA
  • Wire Harness
  • Wire harness layout

  • Pin diagrams and connector definition
  • Software Component Architecture
  • Normaly done by component supplier

  • Special service offer on demand
  • Specification of software components for agricultural equipments
  • Hardware Component Architecture
  • Normaly done by component supplier

  • Special service offer on demand
  • Project support within Continental product development
  • Component Trade Study
  • Evaluation and selection of system elements (components) based on defined criteria.
  • Component selection for multiple vehicle manufacturers
  • Direct Contact

    Henning Schweder
    Tel: +49 69 678 696  463
    Email: max.wagner­@conti-engineering.com

    Areas of expertise

    Requirement Engineering

    Requirements engineering deals with discovering, eliciting, developing, analyzing, verifying, validating, communicating, documenting and managing requirements. CES requirements engineers are specialists in mediating between the domains of customers, developers or suppliers to establish and maintain the requirements to be met by the system, function, software or hardware of interest.

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    Brake System Conception

    Brake System Layout and Brake Component Recommendation In the context of vehicle development, the definition of the braking system plays a central role as it

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    Highlights