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This lifelong learning course is also part of the training track for the postgraduate course in Automotive Electricity and Electronics. ELTICA.

Programme

Edition
7th Edition
Credits
3 ECTS (26 teaching hours)
Delivery
Face-to-face
Language of instruction
Spanish
Fee
€780
Notes payment of enrolment fee and 0,7% campaign
Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.
Start date
Classes start: 07/10/2020
Classes end: 28/10/2020
Programme ends : 02/11/2020
Timetable
Monday: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Tuesday: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Wednesday: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Taught at
ETSEIB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 647
Barcelona
Why this programme?
This course is an introduction to the development of equipment and systems shipped in vehicles for information and entertainment functions (Infotainment) of the driver and passengers. Also included are the emerging automotive communication technologies necessary to support new vehicle-vehicle and / or vehicle-infrastructure connectivity functions. The most relevant concepts in the design of new components will be studied, such as, for example, audio-visual concepts, package of components, applied radiofrequency communications in the automobile.
Aims
The people who pass this course will be able to:

  • Understand and design topologies of an Infotainment system in automobiles.
  • Analyze the operation of the on-board infotainment system in automobiles.
  • Identify the main elements in the development of components of the on-board system.
  • Understand the main elements of automotive communication and the challenges actually faced.
  • Understand the different phases of the development of an Infotainment project.
  • Identify and analyze new projects based on the application of devices or technologies external to the automotive sector (eg consumer electronics).
Who is it for?
People in charge of the design of electrical and electronic systems, especially for automotive.

Training Content

List of subjects
3 ECTS 30h
Electronic Information and Entertainment (Infotainment)
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.
Degree
Lifelong learning diploma issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion.
Range of modules
This lifelong learning course is part of the training track for the postgraduate course in Automotive Electricity and Electronics. ELTICA .
The postgraduate course programme is organized into the following modules. If you don't wish to take the entire postgraduate course you can sign on one or several modules.
Postgraduate course:
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Learning methodology

The teaching methodology of the programme facilitates the student's learning and the achievement of the necessary competences.

Learning tools
Participatory lectures
A presentation of the conceptual foundations of the content to be taught, promoting interaction with the students to guide them in their learning of the different contents and the development of the established competences.
Practical classroom sessions
Knowledge is applied to a real or hypothetical environment, where specific aspects are identified and worked on to facilitate understanding, with the support from teaching staff.
Solving exercises
Solutions are worked on by practising routines, applying formulas and algorithms, and procedures are followed for transforming the available information and interpreting the results.
Case studies
Real or hypothetical situations are presented in which the students, in a completely participatory and practical way, examine the situation, consider the various hypotheses and share their own conclusions.
Success stories
Outstanding business knowledge and experiences with high added value acquired during an outstanding professional career are presented and shared.
Visits
These visits are to specialist centres, companies in the sector or outstanding and important locations in the sector, in order to obtain knowledge in situ of development, production and demonstration environments within the programme.
Problem-based learning (PBL)
An active learning methodology that enables the student to be involved from the beginning, and to acquire knowledge and skills by considering and resolving complex problems and situations.
Assessment criteria
Attendance
At least 80% attendance of teaching hours is required.
Solving exercises, questionnaires or exams
Individual tests aimed at assessing the degree of learning and the acquisition of competences.
Work out projects
Studies on a specific topic, by individuals or groups, in which the quality and depth of the work is assessed, among other factors.
Work placements & employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development employment service appear annually. The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Virtual campus
The students on this lifelong learning course will have access to the My_ Tech_Space virtual campus - an effective platform for work and communication between the course's students, lecturers, directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space provides the documentation for each training session before it starts, and enables students to work as a team, consult lecturers, check notes, etc.

Teaching team

Teaching staff
  • García Simeó, Miguel

    Telecommunications Engineer at Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. Since 2002 working in automotive sector, in infotainment field, with professional experiences in supplier companies as well as in car makers. Currently responsible at SEAT technical center for development of infotainment devices.
  • González Arbesú, José María
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    Engineer and Doctor Engineer of Telecommunication from 1992 and 2000, respectively, both degrees from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). From 1994 to 2000 he joined the University of Zaragoza, as associate teacher and coordinator of the subjects of radio frequency, radar and satellite navigation systems. From 2000 to 2001 he worked at the company Tradia (nowadays AbertisTelecom) in his department of radio links as engineer of network Planning. From 2002 to 2007, he obtained a post-doctoral investigator grant from the Ramon y Cajal program. From 2008 he is an associated professor at the UPC. Your research activities include the characterization of antennas by means of infrared thermographies, the design and evaluation of small antennas, the system design of integrated antennas with surfaces of high impedance and the design of algorithms of optimization for the automatic synthesis of antenna radiation patterns in radars SAR.

Associates entities

Strategic partners
  • Seat, S.A.
    • Provides teachers and lecturers.
Collaborating partners

Career opportunities

  • Project Manager for the development of electrical and electronic systems of the vehicle.

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