AVL is the world’s largest independent company for development, simulation and testing in the automotive industry, and in other sectors.
As a global technology leader, AVL provides concepts, solutions and methodologies in the fields of e-mobility, ADAS and autonomous driving, vehicle integration, digitalization, virtualization, Big Data, and much more.
We offer a thesis with the topic of
Analysis of engine control system for genset application (with available plant model & simulation environment)
Definition of control objective, requirements and boundary conditions together with your AVL supervisor
Selection of appropriate control plant model and evaluation of control model uncertainty
Control model generation and parameter estimation of approximated model
Design of the Control system, based on chosen approximate model using the Sliding Mode Control approach
Performance validation and benchmark (to existing controller) test based on appropriate test cases
Robustness Analysis and Control Optimization within the uncertainty conditions (Model uncertainties, disturbances, )
Documentation and presentation of the results as well as short training of engineers on control model and controller
General knowledge of control theory and knowledge in Matlab / Simulink tool
Technical knowledge in engine and powertrain systems beneficial
You like to perform your master thesis within an innovative team and you are highly motivated to solve complex
Interested to bring theoretical background knowledge into practice
Good communication skills and English knowledge
Teamwork skills as well as ability to work independently on challenging technical topics
PREFERRED FIELD OF STUDY :
Control Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical Engineer or a similar filed of study with focus and interest on control
The successful completion of the thesis is remunerated with a one-time fee of EUR €2,600.00 before tax.
According to the Austrian Employment of Foreign Nationals Act it is unfortunately not possible to assign graduate work to third-country citizens (Non-EU citizens) who study at a university abroad