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Electromobility, Combustion engines, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Functional Safety, Vehicle Networking and other topics

Trainings

At our Bosch Engineering Training Center, we develop effective and efficient training courses and seminar offerings in close cooperation with Robert Bosch GmbH. Topics include Bosch engine control for combustion engines, the Bosch hybrid system and electrical system. But also for trainings on topics from our complete portfolio we are your competent contact.

Our expertise for your system

When it comes to our training portfolio, we attach great importance to high quality, the inclusion of current topics and interesting subjects, and ensuring the program has a clear structure.

Our modular automotive training courses and seminars on the subject of vehicle connectivity and networking range from the one-day basic training course to the four-day intensive seminar. Unless otherwise stated, the vast majority of training courses take place at Bosch Engineering in Abstatt (40 km north of Stuttgart). We would also be delighted to provide your company with in-house seminars, which we can tailor precisely to your requirements. The courses can be held in either English or German, but all training materials are always provided in English.

Automotive training course: electromobility

Electromobility

The Bosch hybrid system develops its full potential when it is configured specifically with the desired attributes in mind, such as those relating to fuel consumption, emissions, and driving pleasure.

Find out more about the Bosch hybrid system’s scope of features, its subsystems, and about all the necessary components and their interactions. Learn how to create physical models and about their functional implementation in the subsystems and main functions.

Our Bosch Engineering seminars and courses on the subject of electromobility are designed for anyone who works with Bosch technology and uses Bosch products.

Our training offer

This course is a basic seminar that provides you with an overview of hybrid vehicles. The course deals with the various degrees of electrification as well as hybrid topologies. A brief introduction to all the additional components is also included.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-TH001

Course content

Configuration

  • Hybrid types, classification
  • Series, parallel, and power-split hybrids; comparison of the different configurations

Components

  • Motor/alternator
  • Power electronics
  • High-voltage accumulator system and battery management
  • Braking system

Intended audience

  • Employees who are working for the first time with Bosch hybrid systems and related components
  • Employees involved in technical sales, project management, development and calibration, function and software development, software product design (system design), or systems engineering

Requirements

Basic knowledge of combustion engines and powertrains

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

17.-18.04.2024 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

14.10.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

12.-13.11.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

This course is a more advanced seminar that provides you with more in-depth knowledge about the hybrid operating strategy and torque coordination.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-TH002-A

Course content

Operating strategy

  • Short introduction to hybrid vehicles (pros and cons of hybrid vehicles, classification, components)
  • Tasks and requirements of the operating strategy
  • Operation modes (e.g. shifting of operation range, boost, regenerative braking)
  • Classification and examples (fuzzy strategy, mapping strategy, and cost-function strategy as well as the effects of prediction)

Hybrid-specific torque structure

  • Short introduction to conventional torque structure in gasoline engines (torque model, torque coordination, torque conversion)
  • Goals and requirements of the hybrid-specific torque structure
  • Hybrid-specific adjustments to the torque model, torque coordination, and torque conversion on the system level and function level using the example of a parallel hybrid

Intended audience

Employees involved in function and software development, software product design (system design), calibration, or systems engineering

Requirements

  • Basic knowledge of combustion engines and powertrains
  • BEG-TH001 as well as BEG-TM002-A or similar

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

02.-03.07.2024 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

This course is a more advanced seminar that provides you with more in-depth knowledge about the start/stop procedure in hybrid vehicles.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-TH002-B

Course content

  • Recapitulation of the hybrid operating strategy
  • Start types in hybrid vehicles
  • Start sequence

Intended audience

Employees involved in function and software development, software product design (system design), calibration, or systems engineering

Requirements

Basic knowledge of combustion engines and powertrains, and BEG-TH001 as well as BEG-TM002-A or similar

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

0.5 day

Upcoming dates

04.07.2024 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

This course uses practical teaching methods to teach you about the basics of electric machines, power electronics, and machine control. The course focuses on high-voltage components.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-TH003

Course content

Introduction

  • Basic design of the electric drive

Types of electric machines

  • Magnetism and electromagnetism
  • Hysteresis
  • Electrodynamic rules
  • Design of the electric motor
  • Consideration of different electric motor types (DC motor, synchronous machine, asynchronous motor, reluctance motor, transverse flux motor)
  • Types of position sensors
  • Field weakening range
  • Losses in electric motors

Hardware elements of the power electronics

  • Components of the electrical circuit
  • Evolution of a complex DC/DC converter – from the half bridge to the push-pull converter
  • Components of the inverter, IGBT vs. MOSFET
  • Gate driver
  • Current sensors
  • Hazards of electrical components and critical conditions in the inverter
  • Losses in power electronics

Basics of machine control

  • Software architecture
  • Machine control based on the machine equations
  • Field-oriented control
  • Types of pulse patterns
  • Surge damping

Intended audience

Employees who want to gain a deeper understanding of the components of the electric drive; employees involved in project management, hardware development, systems engineering, software development, or calibration

Requirements

Basic knowledge of control engineering, electromagnetism, and circuit technology

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

2 days

Upcoming dates

11.-14.03.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

04.-05.06.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

09.-12.09.2024 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

15.-16.10.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

05.-06.11.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in Vienna

This course provides basic knowledge about the lithium battery system and deals with, among other topics, safety management.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-TH004

Course content

Introduction

  • Electrochemical energy storage systems, requirements placed on battery systems, battery types, and storage technology (rechargeable)
  • Battery components

Lithium battery systems

  • Operating principle
  • Materials
  • Design
  • Costs and service life

Safety management

  • Potential hazards of electrochemical storage systems in different systems
  • Failure mechanisms of the lithium-ion system
  • Safety precautions
  • Potential measures for increasing safety

Battery management

  • Battery state detection
  • Safety and monitoring
  • Cell balancing
  • Thermal management

Charging

  • Charging a Li-ion battery

Applications

  • Li-ion battery applications
  • Mobile systems and power tools
  • Applications in EVs/HEVs

Intended audience

  • Employees who work with batteries and hybrid systems
  • Employees involved in technical sales, project management, development, or calibration
  • Employees involved in function and software development, software product design (system design), calibration, or systems engineering

Requirements

Basic knowledge of battery applications in passenger cars

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

11.-12.04.2024 11.04. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CET & 12.04. 9:00 am - 11:00 am CET // language: EN where: live online

06.06.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

14.-15.11.2024 14.11. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET & 15.11. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

The course looks at the existing Bosch vehicle control unit (VCU) for electric vehicles. It provides an overview of the software structure of the VCU as well as the integration in the powertrain system as a whole. The intention is that, upon completion of the course, the participants will have a better understanding of the electric powertrain and will get a feel for which tasks are within the sphere of the VCU and which tasks are handled by the other components, like the inverter, DC/DC converter, battery, charger, and ESP.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-VCU01

Course content

  • EV system overview
  • Communication interfaces
  • VCU software architecture
  • High-voltage system coordination
  • EV torque path
  • Driver demand
  • VCU hardware
  • Thermal management
  • EV monitoring concept/monitoring software

Intended audience

Employees working in the area of powertrains for electric vehicles (developers as well as project managers with a technical involvement)

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

19.-20.03.2024 09:00 am - 12:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

07.06.2024 09:00 am - 4:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

17.10.2024 09:00 am - 4:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

26.-27.11.2024 09:00 am - 12:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

Practical training content for work on HV systems in a voltage-free state.

Important:

This course is a practical training, it is not a qualification according to DGUV-I 209-093 Expert Person High Voltage (FHV).

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-HV-2cE

Course content

  • Best practice “Handling of HV vehicles“
  • DGUV-I 209-093
  • 5 safety regulations
  • Electrical hazards and safety measures
  • Professional and management responsibility
  • HV topologies and state of the art
  • Construction of HV on-board electrical systems / high-voltage components
  • Documentation and labeling
  • PPE, tools and workshop equipment

  • You carry out independent activities on the high-voltage vehicle (Disconnecting, re-commissioning...)
  • Familiarize yourself with the appropriate measuring equipment and methods
  • You learn how to use safety equipment
  • You get an overview of high voltage components
  • You learn how to handle HV vehicles safely and apply your knowledge in practice using practical examples and exercises

Intended audience

Skilled persons for work on HV systems in a voltage-free state.

Requirements

  • Previous electrical engineering knowledge in the automotive sector.
  • Desirable: Qualification measures according to DGUV-I 209-093 level 1/2.

In addition to the training, please bring your personal protective equipment:

  • Safety shoes (at least S1 according to DIN EN ISO 20345)
  • Insulation gloves according to IEC 60903:2014 or. EN 60903 VDE 0682- 311:2004 class 0 to 1000 volts
  • 2 pole voltage tester according to IEC 61243-3:2014 or. DIN EN 61243-3 VDE 0682-401:2015

Number of participants

min. 4, max. 6

Seminar duration

2 days

Upcoming dates

16.-17.04.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

The course provides an overview of the development process of E/E systems as well as common powernet systems and their typical applications.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-PN001

Course content

  • E/E development process
  • Low-voltage powernet 12 V, 24 V, 48 V
  • High-voltage traction powernet
  • Powernet simulation
  • Electrical energy management – basic principles
  • Testing and validation

Intended audience

Participants (young professionals and professionals) interested in powernet-related topics or whose work involves the powernet

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

09.-10.04.2024 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

10.10.2024 09:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

Automotive training course: gasoline engine technology

gasoline engine technology

Our automotive training courses on the subject of gasoline engines provide you with knowledge that will help you increase the efficiency and success of your projects.

You will gain, among other things, an understanding of the entire Bosch portfolio of engine management and exhaust-gas treatment systems and will learn about how the Bosch Motronic system works. You will learn about the relevant components and systems as well as their interplay in the engine management. You will also find out how to create physical and chemical models and then implement their functions in subsystems and main functions.

Our training offer

In this introductory seminar, you will learn about how the gasoline internal combustion engine works and will gain an overview of the Bosch Motronic system as well as its sensors and actuators.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-TM001

Course content

Introduction

  • History
  • The basics of thermodynamics
  • Mixture formation
  • Combustion processes
  • PFI/GDI comparison

Torque structure

  • Motronic system structure
  • Torque demand
  • Torque structure
  • Operating modes

Air system

  • Charge determination
  • Charge control

Fuel system

  • Fuel supply
  • Fuel feed forward control
  • Mixture adaptation
  • Injection

Ignition system

  • Ignition timing
  • Knock control

Exhaust system

  • Exhaust-gas treatment
  • Three-way catalytic converter
  • Lambda control
  • Exhaust gas recirculation

Vehicle diagnostics

  • On-board diagnostics
  • Fault memory management
  • Monitoring

Outlook on electrification and new engine concepts

Intended audience

Employees involved in technical sales, marketing, and component engineering as well as new employees from all departments

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

18.-19.06.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

04.11.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

This course provides you with a detailed overview of how the combustion engine (gasoline) works. The main focus is on the system structure and subsystems of the Bosch Motronic system.

The course can be booked as individual days using the respective ID (see below) or as a four-day seminar.

Please state the following ID when booking the three-day seminar: BEG-TM002

Course content

Day 1 | Torque structure

  • System structure
  • Torque model
  • Torque coordination
  • Torque conversion
  • Basic physical principles of the combustion engine

Booking ID: BEG-TM002-A

Day 2 | Air system

  • Components
  • Physically based models
  • Charge control
  • Charge determination
  • Exhaust-gas turbocharging
  • Camshaft control

Booking ID: BEG-TM002-B

Day 3 | Fuel system and ignition system

Fuel system for port injection and direct injection

  • Components
  • Fuel supply
  • Fuel feed forward control
  • Fuel-tank ventilation
  • Injection output
  • Mixture adaptation

Ignition system

  • Components
  • Ignition timing and angle
  • Engine knocking and knock control

Booking ID: BEG-TM002-C

Day 4 | Exhaust system

  • Components
  • Legislation
  • Chemical basics and the effects of emissions
  • Exhaust-gas treatment
  • Exhaust-gas temperature model
  • Lambda control

Booking ID: BEG-TM002-D

Intended audience

Employees involved in function and software development, software product design (system design), calibration, or systems engineering who want to gain a system-wide overview of how the Bosch Motronic system works

Requirements

Basic knowledge of engine technology and engine management

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 18

Seminar duration

1–4 days

Can individual seminar days be booked separately?

Yes. When booking individual course days, please state the booking ID of the relevant day.

Upcoming dates

TM002A: 08.07.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

TM002A: 09.07.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

TM002B: 10.07.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

TM002B: 11.07.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

TM002C: 15.07.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

TM002C: 16.07.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

TM002D: 17.07.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

TM002D: 18.07.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

TM002A: 05.11.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

TM002B: 06.11.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

TM002C: 07.11.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

TM002D: 08.11.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

During this two-day course, we will provide you with basic knowledge about the physical and legal fundamentals of on-board diagnostics.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-TM003

Course content

Day 1 | On-board diagnostics – part 1

  • Lambda sensor
  • Fuel-tank ventilation system
  • Fuel supply system
  • Catalytic converter

Day 2 | On-board diagnostics – part 2

  • Misfire detection
  • Engine coolant system
  • Secondary air system
  • Adaptive cylinder balancing (air-fuel imbalance measurement)
  • Camshafts

Intended audience

Employees involved in function and software development, software product design (system design), or calibration who want to gain a theoretical overview without consideration of calibration-related content

Requirements

Basic knowledge of engine technology and engine management as well as seminar BEG-DSM01

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

2 days

Can individual seminar days be booked separately?

No

Upcoming dates

02.-03.07.2024 02.07. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET & 03.07. 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

You will gain a better understanding of subsystem monitoring for the Motronic system ME/MED and the respective functions. You will then be able to apply this knowledge in your area of work and projects.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-MO001

Course content

  • Failure models
  • Detection in the ECU
  • Monitoring concept
  • Component monitoring
  • Function and computer monitoring
  • Error responses and emergency operation
  • Torque monitoring
  • Torque limitation

Intended audience

Employees involved in function and software development, software product design (system design), or calibration who want to gain a theoretical overview without consideration of calibration-related content

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

0.5 day

Upcoming dates

26.06.2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

09.10.2024 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

Cybersecurity

Bosch Engineering Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

In addition to the basics of cryptography and its protocols, our course on the subject of cybersecurity also includes training for secure software development.

Our training offer

In this course, you will discover why cybersecurity has become an essential part of modern automotive products. You will learn about the concepts that are applied to make automotive products secure. In addition, you will learn about the various state-of-the-art cryptographic algorithms, the differences between them, and their pros and cons for specific application scenarios.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-SEC01

Course content

  • The basics of cybersecurity for embedded products
  • Security concepts and goals
  • Cryptographic algorithms and security application scenarios

Intended audience

  • Product managers
  • Project managers
  • Sales managers
  • Systems engineers
  • Software engineers
  • Hardware engineers

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

0.5 day

Upcoming dates

06.03.2024 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CET // language: DE where: live online

17.04.2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

06.06.2024 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: live online

17.07.2024 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

19.09.2024 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: live online

16.10.2024 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

21.11.2024 1:00 Uhr - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: live online

Understanding common software weaknesses with focus on the C/C++ language, knowledge in coding rules to prevent them and basic knowledge in tool-based bug detection.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-SSC01

Course content

Overview of the Common Weakness Enumeration with respect to C/C++

  • Main fault pattern clusters include
    • Tainted input
    • Memory access
    • Memory and resource management
    • Exception handling
    • Synchronization
    • Authentication and access control
    • Number formats
    • Cryptography and predictability
    • Information leaks
  • Weaknesses are illustrated with code examples and examples from the CVE list
  • Related common attack patterns are mentioned (CAPEC)
  • The focus lies on potential mitigations in the phases:
    • Requirements
    • Architecture and design
    • Implementation
    • Build
    • Configuration
    • Testing
    • Operation
  • Language features (C11) and POSIX API are discussed in the context of fault pattern clusters
  • Tool-based bug detection using:
    • Static source analysis
    • Dynamic analysis in conjunction with a test suite (address sanitizer, thread sanitizer)
    • Coverage-guided fuzzing (libfuzzer)
    • Dynamic symbolic execution (klee)

Intended audience

The course targets C/C++ developers with at least basic proficiency and experience.

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 18

Seminar duration

2 days

Upcoming dates

23.-26.04.2024 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

08.-09.10.2024 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

Our trainings on artificial intelligence provide basic knowledge and expert knowledge, such as the basic methods of artificial intelligence and machine learning. The courses will cover concrete examples from the areas of driver assistance systems and autonomous vehicles.

Our training offer

This training answers the question “What is artificial intelligence (AI)?”. It presents and discusses examples from the vast range of modern AI applications. Thereby, it enables the participants to generate ideas for helpful AI applications in their own domain.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-1stTouchAI

Course content

  • Introduction to AI
  • Examples of AI applications from the domains
    • computer vision,
    • structured data,
    • natural language processing, and
    • robotics
  • Chances, risks, and ethics of AI

This training does not provide technical explanation of how AI algorithms work in detail and how they can be developed

Intended audience

This training adresses all people from all areas, who want to get a grasp of the term AI and want to form ideas, how this technology could help with their daily work.

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 20

Seminar duration

0.5 day

Upcoming dates

21.03.2024 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

12.06.2024 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

24.09.2024 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CET // language: DE where: live online

12.11.2024 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

You know after the training...

  • The field of application of cameras in the automotive sector
  • The pros and cons of cameras vs. other sensors
  • How to correctly combine camera and lens
  • How to calculate where objects will appear in the camera image
  • How image processing methods work that are used in the ADAS area
  • The basics of machine learning

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-AD001

Course content

  • Overview of typical ADAS / AD-functions and development challenges
  • Comparison of typical sensors like camera, LIDAR, RADAR, Ultrasound
  • Working principle of a camera, image formation, image acquisition:
    • Camera model, projective gemometry
    • Geometric camera calibration
    • Color image acquisition
  • Image Processing
    • Image preprocessing, compensation of flaws
    • Template matching
    • Motion and Flow
    • Feature extraction
  • Machine learning, Classification
    • Outlook on Deep Learning

Intended audience

People with a technical background who would like to get to know the field of camera sensors in the automotive environment in order to pursue development work there or to manage projects. Previous knowledge in the field of image processing is not required.

Requirements

  • Basic math knowledge: gradient, vector, matrix computations
  • English knowledge (slides/handout in English)
  • Knowledge of basic programming paradigms

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

04.-05.03.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

21.10.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

The aim of the course is to give a technical overview of machine learning and in particular to focus on deep learning as a part of machine learning. The participants not only familiarize with the working principles in theory, they also learn the fields of application, pitfalls and disadvantages of the covered approaches. Finally, basic knowledge about the development of deep-learning classifiers for image data interpretation with Python™ and Tensorflow™ will be presented using small coding examples.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-AI003

Course content

  • AI / ML Foundations, types of learning
  • Classic ML Algorithms
  • Support Vector Machine
  • Classification and Regression Tree – Random Forest
  • Application of ML using Python (hands-on)
  • Machine Learning Workflow
  • Working with Real Data
  • Neural Networks / Deep Learning
  • Introduction
  • How it works in detail
  • Implementation: Libraries / TensorFlow
  • Application Examples of Neural Networks (hands-on)
  • Convolutional Neural Networks for Image Classification
  • Application Example: Traffic Sign Classification (hands-on)
  • Famous Network Architectures
  • Transfer Learning
  • (optional): Overview on More Advanced Applications Semantic Segmentation, Recurrent Neural Networks, Auto Encoders
  • Summary, Wrap-up

Intended audience

The course is aimed at development engineers / computer scientists as well as technical project and line managers who want to gain further education in the field of machine learning or deep learning but have little or no experience so far

Requirements

  • Knowledge of basic programming paradigms
  • Basic math knowledge: gradient, vector, matrix computations
  • English knowledge (slides/handout in English)

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

2 days

Upcoming dates

09.-12.07.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

14.-15.10.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

Engineering seminar: functional safety

Engineering seminar: functional safety

In vehicle connectivity and networking means that the functional safety of electronic systems plays and extremely important role. Regulations and safety standards exist for many different areas of application. They contain the specifications for the individual processes and for the technical implementation of functional safety.

Functional safety means eliminating unjustifiable risks that can arise due to the malfunction of electrical or electronic systems.

Our training offer

In this course, you will gain an understanding of the basic elements of the ISO 26262 standard.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-FS001

Course content

  • Basic principles of ISO 26262 standard
  • Functional safety of safety-related electrical and electronic systems
  • Comprehensive general overview of the various parts of the ISO 26262 standard
  • Basic elements of the standard
    • Hazard and risk analysis
    • Management of functional safety and processes
    • Requirements placed on standards for system, hardware, and software development in the product safety life cycle
    • Independent appraisal (assessment, auditing) of functional safety

Intended audience

Managers and employees from development departments who are involved with developing safety-related systems or who apply processes that are geared to these systems

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 18

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

05.-07.03.2024 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

05.06.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

17.09.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

08.-10.10.2024 9:00 am - 11:30 am CET // language: EN where: live online

The course is intended for systems developers who, as part of their project work, implement functional safety requirements in their system in accordance with ISO 26262. Presentation slides and exercises are used to explain all the steps required to develop a system that conforms to the requirements of the standard – from item definition as well as hazard and risk analysis to preparing safety concepts and the procedures used for testing.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-FS002

Course content

  • Item definition
  • Performing a hazard and risk analysis
  • Creation of a functional safety concept
  • Creation of a technical safety concept
  • Requirements in regard to system testing

Intended audience

Developers of safety-critical products on the system level

Number of participants

min. 9, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

24.-27.06.2024 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

20.-21.11.2024 20.11. 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET & 21.11 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

Engineering seminar: vehicle networking

Engineering seminar: vehicle networking

Our training program on the subject of vehicle networking provides you with useful information and helps you increase the efficiency of your work.

It will enable you to deepen your knowledge of the CAN and FlexRay protocols. Our courses provide a general overview of AUTOSAR and how it works in detail as well as the AUTOSAR CAN communication stack.

Our training offer

On the basis of basic software modules, the course provides you with an introduction to and training in the AUTOSAR architecture, interfaces, and methodology. The seminar additionally covers the basics of the runtime environment (RTE) and its function regarding the interplay between the application software and base software.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-AR001

Course content

  • Introduction to AUTOSAR
  • AUTOSAR structure and methodology
  • AUTOSAR templates, AUTOSAR ECU configuration
  • Basic principles of RTE
  • Basic software modules: overview, challenges, and migration scenarios
  • A focus on basic software modules: OS, ComStack, ComStack control flow and mode management, modules relevant to diagnostic applications, complex device driver, and BSW tooling

Intended audience

Employees involved in software system design, software project development, functional strategy, function development, or software development

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1.5 days

Upcoming dates

Dates on request

The seminar teaches the CAN basics and deepens participants’ knowledge of the course content with practical exercises and demonstrations using an oscilloscope and measurement instrumentation.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-CN001

Course content

  • General information, norms and standards

Areas of application

  • Bosch reference architecture
  • Future communication systems in the automobile

Modes of addressing

  • Content-related addressing
  • Acceptance filtering

Physical layer

  • High-speed CAN/low-speed CAN
  • Signal strength
  • Terminating resistors

Message format

  • Standard and extended message formats
  • CAN FD message format

Bus access methods

  • Bus allocation and bus access (CSMA-CA)
  • Arbitration

Error detection and fault handling

  • Stuff-bit mechanism
  • Active and passive error frames
  • Error states

Bit timing

  • Signal processing
  • Bit resynchronization
  • CAN FD bit rate switching
  • Bit timing configuration

Practical exercises and tools

  • Demonstration with an oscilloscope and CANoe during the course using measurement instrumentation and ECUs
  • Structure of the CAN matrix (dbc file) with CANdb++ Admin

Intended audience

Basic training for developers in systems and application engineering from all areas whose work involves automotive CAN bus systems Typical activities in this field are:

  • Development of ECUs and sensors
  • Implementation of ECUs/subsystems on the test bench
  • Development of measuring systems for test benches
  • Bus connection of new ECUs in an existing network cluster

Note

This course does not provide tool training.

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

12.03.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

16.04.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET Hint: reduced theory training // language: EN where: live online

18.06.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

12.09.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

15.10.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in 74232 Abstatt

05.11.2024 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET Hint: reduced theory training // language: EN where: live online

Ethernet is the new bus system for vehicles. In this course, you will learn about the basics of Ethernet as well as its special features. The content covers the entire communication stack, from the physical layer to higher protocols and calibration.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-ETH01

Course content

Introduction

  • Comparison between Ethernet and automotive bus systems

Ethernet

  • Standards
  • Collision mechanism
  • Various physical layers

Topology

  • Ethernet components
  • Spanning tree algorithm

Switches

  • Learning
  • Filtering
  • Forwarding
  • Virtual LANs

Higher protocols

  • IP, UDP, TCP, AVA, AVB/TNS, SOME/IP, service discovery, etc.

Applications

  • AUTOSAR
  • FIBEX 4.0

Trends

  • Information about the latest developments and contact persons

Intended audience

Managers and employees from development departments who are involved with introducing and/or developing bus systems as well as the corresponding bus connection for embedded systems in the automotive sector by means of Ethernet

Requirements

Basic knowledge of vehicle-related bus systems is desirable.

Note

The course BEG-ETH02 takes place directly after this one and could also be of interest to participants of this seminar.

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1.5 days

Upcoming dates

19.-21.03.2024 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

24.-25.04.2024 24.04. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm CET & 25.04. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

18.-19.09.2024 18.09. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm CET & 19.09. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

22.-24.10.2024 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

Participants will learn about the basic features of Ethernet and will gain knowledge about the physical layer, frame structure, Ethernet components, and the higher protocols.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-ETH02

Course content

Practical aspects in the analysis of Ethernet networks

  • CANalyzer overview, introduction to hardware interfaces
  • Bus access on switched networks, how to connect to an Ethernet network, TAP, monitoring port, PHY bypassing/MAC bypassing, exercises

CANoe.Ethernet live demonstration

  • Overview of CANoe/CANalyzer Option Ethernet, handling of protocols in the trace window for analysis, details view, filter, search, fixed mode
  • Exercises with CANoe.Ethernet example configuration

Intended audience

Managers and employees from development departments who are involved with introducing and/or developing bus systems as well as the corresponding bus connection for embedded systems in the automotive sector by means of Ethernet

Requirements

Seminar BEG-ETH01

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

0.5 days

Upcoming dates

25.04.2024 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

19.09.2024 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

In this course, you will learn about the features of FlexRay. After completing this seminar, you will have an understanding of the FlexRay physical layer and the FlexRay bus protocol.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-FR001

Course content

Introduction

  • Reasons for using FlexRay, features of FlexRay

FlexRay physical layer

  • Topologies
  • Cabling
  • Electrical signal strength

FlexRay protocol

  • Communication structure
  • Clock synchronization

Products and tools

  • FlexRay communication controller
  • FlexRay bus transceiver
  • Restbus simulation
  • Monitoring
  • Analysis

Intended audience

Developers in systems and application engineering from all areas whose work involves automotive bus systems or the relevant bus connection of ECUs

Requirements

Basic knowledge of electronics

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

11.-12.06.2024 11.06. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET & 12.06. 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

08.10.2024 9:00 am - 4:30 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

Other courses

Other courses

In this topic block you will find training on topics such as: diagnostic system management, fuel cell systems, handling of HV vehicles, vehicle diagnostics, Robot Operating System and conflict management.

Our training offer

You will gain a better understanding of the diagnostic system and the respective functions. You will then be able to apply this knowledge in your area of work and projects.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-DSM01

Course content

  • Diagnostic concept
  • Overview
  • Fault memory management
  • Diagnosis sequence control
  • Coordination of alternative reactions

Intended audience

Employees involved in function and software development, software product design (system design), or calibration who want to gain a theoretical overview without consideration of calibration-related content

Number of participants

min. 8 – max. 16

Seminar duration

0.5 day

Upcoming dates

25.06.2024 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

Practical training content for work on HV systems in a voltage-free state.

Important:

This course is a practical training, it is not a qualification according to DGUV-I 209-093 Expert Person High Voltage (FHV).

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-HV-2cE

Course content

  • Best practice “Handling of HV vehicles“
  • DGUV-I 209-093
  • 5 safety regulations
  • Electrical hazards and safety measures
  • Professional and management responsibility
  • HV topologies and state of the art
  • Construction of HV on-board electrical systems / high-voltage components
  • Documentation and labeling
  • PPE, tools and workshop equipment

  • You carry out independent activities on the high-voltage vehicle (Disconnecting, re-commissioning...)
  • Familiarize yourself with the appropriate measuring equipment and methods
  • You learn how to use safety equipment
  • You get an overview of high voltage components
  • You learn how to handle HV vehicles safely and apply your knowledge in practice using practical examples and exercises

Intended audience

Skilled persons for work on HV systems in a voltage-free state.

Requirements

  • Previous electrical engineering knowledge in the automotive sector.
  • Desirable: Qualification measures according to DGUV-I 209-093 level 1/2.

In addition to the training, please bring your personal protective equipment:

  • Safety shoes (at least S1 according to DIN EN ISO 20345)
  • Insulation gloves according to IEC 60903:2014 or. EN 60903 VDE 0682- 311:2004 class 0 to 1000 volts
  • 2 pole voltage tester according to IEC 61243-3:2014 or. DIN EN 61243-3 VDE 0682-401:2015

Number of participants

min. 4, max. 6

Seminar duration

2 days

Upcoming dates

16.-17.04.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

You will learn about the basic principles of fuel cells and fuel cell systems and will gain an overview of the components and their functions. You will furthermore learn about how they work and about the cause-effect relationships of these systems.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-TFC01

Course content

  • Basic principles of handling hydrogen
  • Basic principles of fuel cells
  • Basic principles of fuel cell systems
  • Information about simple and more complex systems and their components
  • Basic principles concerning functional chains and control for the operation of a fuel cell system

Intended audience

Employees involved in fuel cell projects, technical sales, or marketing as well as any other employees interested in this topic

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 16

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

19.-20.03.2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

11.06.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

25.-26.09.2024 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

17.10.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

The course provides an introduction to the various diagnostics-related topics, from the legally required OBD-II diagnostics to customer-specific diagnostics. The basics of diagnostic communication are also covered. The course primarily focuses on automotive diagnostics but also looks at non-automotive diagnostics.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-VHD01

Course content

Day 1 | Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Statutory diagnostics: introduction to OBD-II
  • Introduction to customer-specific diagnostics
  • General diagnostic communication mechanisms
  • Diagnostic data for OBD-II

Day 2 | Diagnostics

  • Possible physical layer
  • Transport protocol
  • Diagnostic gateway
  • Diagnostic development
  • Overview of connectivity and other topics with regard to diagnostics

Requirements

You have already gained an overall understanding of the various aspects of diagnostics and you know where to find more detailed information and can use the acquired knowledge in your daily work.

Intended audience

Employees involved in function and software development, software product design (system design), calibration, or systems engineering.

Number of participants

min. 8, max. 18

Seminar duration

2 days

Upcoming dates

16.-17.04.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

08.-11.07.2024 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

17.-18.09.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

04.-07.11.2024 8:30 am - 12:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

In this one-day basic course, you will learn the basics of conflict management.You’ll obtain the knowledge about conflicts and acquires an internal attitude for the resolution of conflicts as a conflict party or as an impartial third party.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-KMT02

Course content

  • Definition of a social conflict
  • Emergence of conflicts, own aspects of conflict
  • Estimation of a conflict: What can I achieve? Where can I intervene at all? What do I prefer to stay away from?
  • The inner attitude and how to reach stable conflict solution
  • Conflict prevention
  • How do I maintain my neutrality?
  • Concept of Non-violent Communication

What has been learned in this course can be consolidated in the one-day advanced training (BEG-KMT03) and expanded by getting to know and practicing deescalating methods.

Intended audience

The course is directed at people who take over an intermediatory or advisory function, e.g., as a Scrum master in the agile environment, agile coach, executives or Workshop facilitators in low-escalated conflict situations. Moderation knowledge exists ideally, but not is necessary compelling.

Requirements

Moderation knowledge exists ideally, but not is necessary compelling.

Number of participants

min. 9, max. 12

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

27.02.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

10.-11.04.2024 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

24.10.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

In this one-day advanced training, which is based on the basic course (BEG-KMT02), we apply intervention techniques that contribute to the deceleration of a charged discussion atmosphere and rebuild constructive communication.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-KMT03

Course content

The training provides a set of tools that can be applied according to the individual needs and aim to achieve lasting solutions for all involved. The methods can be used for conflict situations in one-on-one meetings, in teams and groups.

  • Structured process of conflict moderation for low escalated conflicts
  • Deescalating and decelerating moderation methods
  • Bringing conflicts to the surface and constructively looking for lasting solutions
  • Role plays on conflicts and testing of intervention techniques to restore a constructive discussion atmosphere

Intended audience

The course is directed at people who take over an intermediatory or advisory function, e.g., as a Scrum master in the agile environment, agile coach, executives or Workshop facilitators in low-escalated conflict situations. Moderation knowledge exists ideally, but not is necessary compelling.

Requirements

  • Participation in the basic course (BEG-KMT02) is recommended, but not mandatory if previous knowledge is available.
  • Moderation knowledge exists ideally, but not is necessary compelling.

Number of participants

min. 9, max. 12

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

19.03.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

24.-25.04.2024 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

05.11.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

ROS is the most known robotics framework that allows the development of complex systems with modular structure in short development cycles. In research and advanced development ROS is already widely used especially for prototyping. In product development, there are some challenges, but it offers great chances at the same time. The training should give you basics and methodical approaches of ROS2 to switch from the older ROS1 to the new version.

Please state the following ID when making your booking: BEG-ROS2

Course content

  • Overview and history
  • Commercial use of ROS
  • Basic concepts and tools for ROS2
  • Fundamental architecture
  • Functional building blocks (selection)
  • Development concepts, tools and APIs
  • Advanced concept
  • Further reading

Intended audience

Experienced employees involved in software development.

Number of participants

min. 6, max. 12

Seminar duration

1 day

Upcoming dates

09.04.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

10.07.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: EN where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

24.09.2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CET // language: DE where: on-site training in D-74232 Abstatt

13.-14.11.2024 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm CET // language: EN where: live online

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  • Trainerteam
    ~ 100 Subject matter experts
  • Know-how
    > 20 years
  • References
    international automobile manufacturers and suppliers
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    individual and worldwide

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