Connectivity, autonomous driving and the shift to electric cars is increasing the amount of electronics in the automotive industry. It brings together a wide variety of devices like, cameras, radar systems, signal processing, batteries and high-powered devices. This in combination with the strict safety regulations poses a challenge for design engineers. This seminar covers the trends and key considerations for tackling challenges designing electronics for the automotive industry. It shows a cohesive design flow from design to test enabling the future of mobility.

Who should attend?
Engineers and technicians seeking to learn about the design and test workflow in automotive engineering.

Dates and Times
Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Warwick, UK


9:00-9:30– Welcome and Registration

9:30-10:30– Designing High-speed interconnects and power electronics for automotive applications. A cohesive design flow signal and power integrity as well power electronics that allows designers to ensure high-speed link performance and system reliability before going to prototype. It reduces setup time, automates routine tasks, and provides for faster simulation and analysis. The software seamlessly integrates circuit design, electromagnetic (EM) simulation, layout capabilities, and system level modeling. Learn how you can accelerate your product development by reducing the time you spend in the design and simulation phase.

10:30-11:00– Break

11:00-12:00– Considerations for Automotive Electronic Test and Measurement. Learn trends and key considerations for tackling electronic challenges in automotive industry. The Connected Car, autonomous driving and e-mobility are shaping modern vehicles requiring mission-critical safety and interchangeable multi-vendor components to work together reliably. Designers are working to create what comes next by redefining the future of mobility through wireless communications, sensor systems, automotive networks, batteries, and cells.

12:00-13:00– Lunch

13:00-15:15– Challenges and Solutions of Advanced Automotive Radar System Design. Advanced automotive radar system modeling techniques for verification of unique radar waveform designs, including multiple transmit and receive antennas, detailed MMIC modeling, noise impact, impedance mismatch and more. Also adding integrated SBR Ray Tracing simulation engine providing the ability to model automotive radar scenarios with greater accuracy than previously possible. With the advent of imaging radars, this enhanced accuracy is essential to verifying mission critical functionality and performance.

15:15-15:30– Closing

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