Safety Systems

Main Task

A formula student car is a dangerous machine, both because of the high voltage used in the tractive system, but also simply because it is a large moving object. The responsibility of the Safety Systems position includes hardwired logic to both indicate to people around the car what the state of the high voltage system is as well as detecting faults and shutting the car off in certain cases. This also includes integrating the battery management system with the other safety functions.

Your Profile

You should have an interest in embedded electronics. Both hardware design, assembly, verification, and testing. You should be comfortable with discrete digital logic as well as analog sensor signals. You will be responsible for lots of little parts around the car, so communication with other subsystems will be important!

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)
EITF65, Design of digital circuits, a systems approach (Digitalteknik)
EITP15, Printed Circuit Board and Prototyping (Kretskortsdesign och Prototypkonstruktion)
EIEF35, Electrical Engineering, Basic Course (Elektroteknikens grunder)
ESSF01, Analogue Circuits (Analog elektronik)
BMEF01, Project in Electronics (Elektronikprojekt)
ESSF10, Electrical Measurements (Mätteknik)
ESSF15, Electrical Engineering (Elenergiteknik)


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!

Mattias Evaldsson & Ludvig Hansson, LFS20