Control Units

Main Task

The control units are the bridge between the car’s hardware and the software running on them. On an LFS car, there are a few different control units for the dashboard, for sensor inputs, and for control of actuators around the vehicle. These positions are responsible for the embedded electronics design for these cards, from schematic to finished circuit board.

Your Profile

You should have an interest in embedded electronics. Both hardware design, assembly, verification, and testing. You have some experience working with microcontrollers, for example Arduino, and/or other hobby electronics.

Recommended Courses

Here is a list of recommended courses which are good to have read before applying for this position. Notice that this is not a requirement.

EITA35, Electronics (Elektronik)
ESSF15, Electrical Engineering
ESSF10, Electrical Measurements
EITF65, Design of Digital Circuits
EIEF35, Electrical Engineering, Basic Course
EITP15, Printed Circuit Board and Prototyping (Kretskortsdesign och Prototypkonstruktion)
EDAA55/65 Programming, first course (Programmeringsteknik)
ESSF15, Electrical Engineering (Elenergiteknik)
ESSF01, Analogue Circuits (Analog elektronik)
BMEF01, Project in Electronics (Elektronikprojekt)

Alumni

Want to know more about this position or do you have any questions? Feel free to contact some of our alumni to find out their advice and thoughts!

Sepehr Tayari & David Karlsson, LFS20
Martin Gemborn Nilsson & Olle Hedbrant, LFS19