Understanding Automotive Electronics: An Engineering Perspective

Hardcover | December 17, 2012

byWilliam RibbensEditorWilliam Ribbens

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Understanding Automotive Electronics is the first port of call for control engineers, system engineers and electronic engineers in the automotive industry needing a thorough grounding in automotive electronics and control. From simple automotive electronic circuits to the latest developments in telematics, active safety, entertainment and communications, the book is also an ideal resource for more senior automotive engineers without a background in electronics or control needing to work in the area or supervise specialists. Thoroughly updated throughout, this new edition moves away from introductory mechanic-level electronics to cover more hot topics such as transmission control, hybrid control, AUTOSAR AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture and vehicle networks. Comprehensive coverage of automotive electronics and control, including the latest technology in telematics, active safety, entertainment and communications Covers the topic from an engineering perspective rather than a technician or mechanic-focused trouble-shooting level Ideal as a conversion tool for control and electronic engineers moving into the automotive industry and a valuable reference for all automotive engineers without an electronics background needing to understand this far-reaching topic

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Understanding Automotive Electronics is the first port of call for control engineers, system engineers and electronic engineers in the automotive industry needing a thorough grounding in automotive electronics and control. From simple automotive electronic circuits to the latest developments in telematics, active safety, entertainment ...

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Includes comprehensive coverage of automotive electronics and control, including the latest technology in telematics, active safety, entertainment and communicationsCovers topics from an engineering perspective rather than a technician or mechanic-focused trouble-shooting levelIdeal as a conversion tool for control and electronic engin...

Professor Ribbens received his B.S.E.E. degree in 1960, his M.S.E.E. degree in 1961, and his Ph.D. degree in 1965, all from the University of Michigan. From 1962-69, he was an assistant research engineer, associate research engineer, and research engineer. He was appointed assistant professor in 1969 and was promoted to associate profe...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:616 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.98 inPublished:December 17, 2012Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080970974

ISBN - 13:9780080970974

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Table of Contents

Preface 1. Automotive Fundamentals 2. The Systems Approach to Control and Instrumentation 3. Electronics Fundamentals 4. Microcomputer Instrumentation and Control 5. The Basics of Electronic Engine Control 6. Sensors and Actuators 7. Digital Engine Control Systems 8. Vehicle Motion Control 9. Automotive Instrumentation and Telematics 10. Diagnostics Glossary Answers to Quizzes Index