Meeting a Powertrain Verification Challenge

  • Parasara Sridhar Duggirala
  • Chuchu Fan
  • Sayan Mitra
  • Mahesh Viswanathan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9206)


We present the verification of a benchmark powertrain control system using the hybrid system verification tool C2E2. This model comes from a suite of benchmarks that were posed as a challenge problem for the hybrid systems community, and to our knowledge, we are reporting its first verification. For this work, we implemented the algorithm reported in [10] in C2E2, to automatically compute local discrepancy (rate of convergence or divergence of trajectories) of the model. We verify the key requirements of the model, specified in signal temporal logic (STL), for a set of driver behaviors.


Discrepancy Function Reachable State Driver Behavior Switching Signal Hybrid Automaton 
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We thank Jim Kapinski, Jyo Desmukh, and Xiaoqing Jin of Toyota for several useful discussions on the powertrain models. This research is funded by research grants from the National Science Foundation (grant: CAR 1054247 and NSF CSR 1016791) and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR YIP FA9550-12-1-0336).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Parasara Sridhar Duggirala
    • 1
  • Chuchu Fan
    • 1
  • Sayan Mitra
    • 1
  • Mahesh Viswanathan
    • 1
  1. 1.University of IllinoisUrbana-champaignUSA

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