5 UPM-TRANSPORT RESEARCH GROUPS Objectives Encouraging UPM research in the field of transportIncreasing interaction among transport researchers in the UPMTaking part in EU R&D projectsPromoting technology transference to the society in the field of transport
8 UPM-ECTRI Research Centres Involved INSIA Institute for Automobile ResearchRailway Technologies Research Centre
9 TRANSYT Research Centre in Transport Economics and Planning Participants: Civil and Forestry Engineering
10 TRANSYT Research areas Transport economics and regulationInteraction between transport planning and land usesTransport infrastructure financingLogistics and intermodalityTransport environmental impactsTransport demand modelling
11 TRANSYT Research projects R&D ProjectsDevelopment of management and financial models to construct transport infrastructuresAnalysis of land impacts produced by surface transport modes defined in the Spanish Infrastructure Plan Study of the Transport Sector in SpainModelling and evaluating measures to manage traffic demand in urban corridors
13 ETSIT Telecomunication Eng. Research AreasSignal Processing & CommunicationsTelematicsElectronics
14 ETSI Telecomunications Research projects R&D ProjectsAdvising to private companies in the design of EFC systems for automatic toll collectionComputer vision systems for video enforcement, symbols recognition and target trackingDesign of GSM-R systems for high-speed trainsDefinition of certification procedures for ITS systems for the Public Works Ministry…
15 The CITEF Railway Technology Research Centre Railway Technologies Research Centre
16 CITEF Railway Research Main work areas and applied projects in transport sector (National and European)ENGINEERINGTechnical assistance to Public Administration: GIF.Cooperation with Engineering Companies: Getinsa, Auxitec, ...PROTOTYPING & INNOVATIONLab-Rail: new technologies applied to RailwayGSM-R advanced tools.Infrared and ultrasound technologies.SYSTEM DYNAMICSThree-dimensional vehicle dynamics: Metro Madrid, ....Rail – wheel interaction: MCYTSwitches: MCYTErgonomics: internal projectsSIMULATION & VIRTUAL REALITYTraining: RENFE, Metro Madrid, …Design: infrastructures, signalling, ...Test: ERTMS equipment.TRAININGPost-graduate specialisation courses.
17 CITEF Railway Engineering Work inside the Installations area of GIF. NovemberSpecifications and Technical Prescriptions for:Catenary Signalling Fixed Communications network Electrical substations GSM-R Communications networkEnergetic dimensioning studies.Initial Projects for railway installations.ERTMS rules preparation.Control of the security processes.Coordination and Monitorization of the Works.High Speed Lines:Lérida-Barcelona-French Border Córdoba-MálagaMadrid-Segovia-Valladolid Branch Line to Toledo
18 CITEF Simulation to training Emulator / Simulator for Training in High Speed (SIFAV), RENFE.High speed train driving emulation under ERTMS and virtual reality.Driving and failures simulator for Metro Madrid.EMT Busses Driving Simulator.Electrical Cells, FENOSA.
19 INSIA University Institute for Automobile Research
20 INSIA Research areasAccident statistics, analysis and reconstructions.Transport models applied to safety and environmental impact.Biomechanics and crash test dummies.Passive safety system development (design and testing).Buses and heavy vehicles dynamic and structural studies.Vehicle component design.Vehicle adaptation to RMP, ambulances...ITS and onboard systems technologies.Passive and active noise control techniques for the noise produced in transport (road transport, trains and planes).
21 INSIA Testing facilities A component sled test facility.Lateral stability bench for buses and trucks.Rollover platform for R66 ECE tests.Pendulum for impact tests.Traction machine for R17 ECE tests.Automobile and heavy vehicle tyre bench.Power test bench.Acoustics laboratory.Electronic and ITS laboratory.Vibration shakers.Dynamic and fatigue tests benchs.In a 3000 m2 testing building + a 1500 m2 office building.