Overview

The use of automated electronic control systems is expanding in recent years, and reliability and safety requirements are becoming important factors in system design. Due to the establishment of the IEC 60730 safety standard for household electronic equipment, home appliances also require automated electronic control design to guarantee safe and reliable operation.

Automated electronic control is also extremely important in the design of microcontroller-based control systems. There are three classes of software for automated electronic control.

Class A

Control functions that are not intended to be relied upon for the safety of the equipment

Examples: Room thermostats, humidity controllers, lighting controllers, timers, and switches

Class B

Control functions that are intended to prevent unsafe operation of the controlled equipment

Examples: Thermal cutoff and door locking for laundry machines

Class C

Control functions that are intended to prevent special hazards

Examples: Automatic burner control and thermal cutoff for sealed equipment

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Functional Safety Solutions Category examples

Solutions

Renesas offers application notes and sample code for supporting IEC 60730 Class B for the RL78 Family and the RX100/200/600 Series.

These application notes and sample code provide support for obtaining certification for your end product.

Diagnostics Required by IEC 60730 Class B and Support Status

IEC60730 Class B Requirements

  Standard Number and Section Location of MCU Diagnostics Error or Abnormality That Should be Inspected Supporting MCU Series
RL78 RX100/200/600 S5D9 RA2 (Arm® Cortex®-M23)
RA4 (Arm® Cortex®-M4)
RA6 (Arm® Cortex®-M33, Arm® Cortex®-M4)
1. CPU 1.1 Registers CPU Registers Stuck Support via software Support via software Support via software Support via software
1.3 Programme counter CPU Program Counter Stuck Support via IWDT Support via IWDT Support via IWDT Support via IWDT
2. Interrupt handling and execution   Interrupt unit No interrupt or too frequent interrupt Support via software Support via software Support via software Support via software
3. Clock   Clock Failure or Wrong frequency Support via TAU channel 0 or channel 5 Support via CAC Support via CAC Support via CAC
4. Memory 4.1 Invariable memory ROM/Flash All single bit fault Support via general/high-speed CRC Support via general CRC Support via general CRC Support via general CRC
4.2 Variable memory RAM DC fault Support via software Support via software Support via software Support via software
6. External Communication 6.1 Data Communication port Failure or not accurate Support via general CRC Support via general CRC Support via general CRC Support via general CRC
7. Input/output periphery 7.1 Digital I/O Input/Output Port Stuck or not accurate Support via pin state read function when setting output Support via independent input register and output register Support via independent input register and output register Support via independent input register and output register
7.2 Analog I/O Analog Circuit Failure or not accurate Support via AD test function Support via AD test function Support via AD test function Support via AD test function

Location of Microcontroller Diagnostics Required by IEC 60730 Class B

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Example for Motor Control System (Block Diagram)

Related Application Notes/Sample Code

IEC 60730 / UL 60730 Class B2

MCU Application Notes Sample Code IDE/Compiler Certification
RL78/G1x RL78 Family VDE Certified IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library (PDF) RL78 Family VDE Certified IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library - Sample Code (r01an0749eg0201) (ZIP)
IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library for RL78 MCU Application Notes - Sample Code (ZIP)
RL78 Family IEC60730/60335 oriented Self Test additional Library - Sample Code (ZIP | English, 日本語)
CS+/CA78K0R certification_RL78G1X (PDF)3
RL78/G1x IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CCRL78 for RL78 MCU Application Notes (PDF | English, 日本語) IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CCRL78 for RL78 MCU Application Notes - Sample Code (ZIP | English, 日本語) CS+/CC-RL certification_RL78G1X_CCRL78 (PDF)3
RL78/G1x IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CARL78 for RL78 MCU extended Application Notes (R01AN4823EJ0110) (PDF | English, 日本語) IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CARL78 for RL78 MCU extended Application Notes - Sample Code (r01an4823ej0110) (ZIP) CS+/ CA78K0R certification_RL78_ROM512K (PDF)
RL78/G1x IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CCRL78 for RL78 MCU extended Application Notes (R01AN4819EJ0110) (PDF | English, 日本語) IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CCRL78 for RL78 MCU extended Application Notes - Sample Code (r01an4819ej0110) (ZIP) CS+/CC-RL certification_RL78_ROM512K (PDF)
RX100 RX100 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code (PDF) RX100 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code - Sample Code (ZIP) e2studio/CC-RX certification_RX100 (PDF)3
RX200 RX200 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX200 Series MCU - Sample Code (r01an0950eg0103) (ZIP | English, 日本語) RX200 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX200 Series MCU - Sample Code (r01an0950eg0103) (ZIP) CS+/CC-RX1 certification_RX200 (PDF)3
RX200 v2-core RX200 Series IEC60730 Self Test Code: RX23T, RX24T, RX230, RX231 Download stopped. If needed, Contact Support e2studio/CC-RX certification_RX200_v2_core (PDF)3
RX600 IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX62T Group MCU (PDF | English, 日本語) IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX62T Group MCU - Sample Code (ZIP | English, 日本語) CS+/CC-RX1 certification_RX62T (PDF)3
S5D9 Application Note – S5D9 IEC60730 Self-test Library e2studio/IAR VDE Certificate for IEC60730 Self-test Library3
RA2 (Arm® Cortex®-M23)
RA4 (Arm® Cortex®-M4)
RA6 (Arm® Cortex®-M4)
RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23) (PDF | English, 日本語) RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23) - Sample Code (ZIP | English, 日本語) *For e2 studio e2studio/GCC certification_RA2_RA4_RA6 (PDF)
RA2 (Arm® Cortex®-M23)
RA4 (Arm® Cortex®-M4)
RA6 (Arm® Cortex®-M4)
RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23) (PDF | English, 日本語) RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23) - Sample Code (ZIP | English, 日本語) * For EWARM EWARM/IAR certification_RA2_RA4_RA6 (PDF)
RA6 (Arm® Cortex®-M33) RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM33) (PDF | English, 日本語) RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM33) - Sample Code (ZIP | English, 日本語) *For e2 studio e2studio/GCC certification_RA2_RA4_RA6 (PDF)
RA6 (Arm® Cortex®-M33) RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM33) (PDF | English, 日本語) RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM33) - Sample Code (ZIP | English, 日本語) * For EWARM EWARM/IAR certification_RA2_RA4_RA6 (PDF)

1 Sample code project is HEW version.

2 UL 60730: Function and safety standard for North America.

3 IEC 60730 by VDE. You can search for UL 60730 at the following URL. http://database.ul.com/cgi-bin/XYV/template/LISEXT/1FRAME/index.html. Enter "renesas" as the company name.

Documentation & Downloads

Title language Type Format File Size Date
Application Notes & White Papers
- RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM33) 日本語 Application Note PDF 1.76 MB
- RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23) 日本語 Application Note PDF 1.73 MB
RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM33) 日本語 Application Note PDF 1.76 MB
RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23) 日本語 Application Note PDF 1.73 MB
- IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CCRL78 for RL78 MCU Application Notes 日本語 Application Note PDF 3.59 MB
IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CCRL78 for RL78 MCU Application Notes 日本語 Application Note PDF 3.59 MB
- RL78 Family IEC60730/60335 oriented Self Test additional Library 日本語 Application Note PDF 743 KB
- RX100 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code Application Note PDF 886 KB
RX100 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code Application Note PDF 886 KB
- RL78 Family VDE Certified IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library Application Note PDF 1.42 MB
RL78 Family VDE Certified IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library Application Note PDF 1.42 MB
- IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library for RL78 MCU Application Notes 日本語 Application Note PDF 1.50 MB
- IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX62T Group MCU 日本語 Application Note PDF 427 KB
IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX62T Group MCU 日本語 Application Note PDF 427 KB
Downloads
RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM33) - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 5.06 MB
RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23) - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 8.83 MB
- RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM33) - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 5.06 MB
- RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23) - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 8.83 MB
IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CCRL78 for RL78 MCU Application Notes - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 3.52 MB
- IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library of CCRL78 for RL78 MCU Application Notes - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 3.52 MB
RX200 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX200 Series MCU - Sample Code (r01an0950eg0103) 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 3.75 MB
- RX200 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX200 Series MCU - Sample Code (r01an0950eg0103) Sample Code ZIP 3.75 MB
- RX200シリーズ VDE認証 RX200シリーズ MCUのIEC60730セルフテストコード - Sample Code Sample Code ZIP 3.75 MB
RX200 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX200 Series MCU - Sample Code (r01an0950eg0103) Sample Code ZIP 3.75 MB
- RX200 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX200 Series MCU - Sample Code (r01an0950eg0103) 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 3.75 MB
RL78 Family IEC60730/60335 oriented Self Test additional Library - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 780 KB
RX100 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code - Sample Code Sample Code ZIP 1.38 MB
- RX100 Series VDE Certified IEC60730 Self Test Code - Sample Code Sample Code ZIP 1.38 MB
RL78 Family VDE Certified IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library - Sample Code (r01an0749eg0201) Sample Code ZIP 3.55 MB
- RL78 Family VDE Certified IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library - Sample Code (r01an0749eg0201) Sample Code ZIP 3.55 MB
IEC60730/60335 Self Test Library for RL78 MCU Application Notes - Sample Code Sample Code ZIP 2.88 MB
IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX62T Group MCU - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 1.75 MB
- IEC60730 Self Test Code for RX62T Group MCU - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 1.75 MB
Other
certification_RL78_ROM512K Report PDF 149 KB
certification_RL78G1X_CCRL78 Report PDF 664 KB
certification_RX200_v2_core Report PDF 632 KB
certification_RX100 Report PDF 649 KB
certification_RX200 Report PDF 3.84 MB
certification_RL78G1X Report PDF 1.15 MB
certification_RX62T Report PDF 1.16 MB