Telematics Online Course
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Telematics is increasingly becoming an important component in current and future vehicle platforms. As quicker, more effective forms of communication and data transfers emerge in cellular phones and other digital information interactions, these innovations will inevitably find their way into the automobile. The understanding of telematics, as well as its projected impact on the automotive industry, is crucial to anyone who aims to contribute to the future of automotive systems. Current and future underlying technologies used in telematics applications also will be discussed.
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- Understand the basic elements of telematic systems, including service providers, infrastructure providers, and device manufacturers
- Understand the current and future services that are possible using telematics
- Understand the history of telematics and how current telematics systems operate
- Recognize the different frequencies that are available for telematics applications
- Understand the factors that affect signal propagation; be able to determine the received power as a function of distance and the distribution of received power
- Understand standard modulation techniques including BPSK, QPSK, MPSK, QAM
- Understand different parameters involved in a wireless communication system, and identify the tradeoff between bandwidth efficiency, energy efficiency, and complexity
- Understand the basic concepts of OFDM and CDMA
- Understand the evolution of the GSM standard and the CDMA standard
- Understand the GPS signals and the sources of errors in determining position
- Interpret various wireless systems and how they fit into the overall telemetric picture
Prerequisite Student Knowledge or Experience
Bachelor's degree in a science, engineering, or technical field.
Session Topic Session 1 Introduction and Outline Session 2 Overview of Telematics Session 3 Frequency Spectrum Issues Session 4 Wireless Propagation Issues Session 5 Modulation: Part 1 Session 6 Modulation: Part 2 Session 7 OFDM Session 8 CDMA Session 9 Cellular Communications Session 10 GPS
Dr. Wayne Stark
Dr. Wayne Stark is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. His research interests include communications, information coding theory, spread-spectrum, communications, and mobile communications.
He received his PhD from the University of Illinois.