Industry White Paper

Simplify Your Automotive Reverse Battery Voltage Testing of Electronic Modules

November 14, 2022 by Rohde & Schwarz
Topics Covered
  • Intro to the Reverse Battery Voltage Test
  • ISO16750‑2 Test Requirements
  • Automated Test Solutions
  • Common Protection Schemes
  • ECU Test Case Study with Python Automation

Application Note Overview

Did you know automobile electronic systems like electronic control units (ECU) must pass several stringent qualification tests including a 60 second reverse battery voltage polarity test? In this white paper, Rohde & Schwarz will explain the reason for the test, the applicable ISO standard, common circuit protection schemes, and a solution that will allow you to easily automate this challenging test.