COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Automotive Embedded Systems
Course Code: 
15ECE374
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Automotive Embedded Systems' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

  • To introduce the basics of Electronic and Mechanical systems with Automotive
  • To impart knowledge on vehicular networks
  • To equip with the concepts of model-based design using Simulink
  • To introduce the state-of-art technologies and systems available with the Industry 

Automotive Sensors/ Actuators, Automotive graded controllers, Vehicular networks, ADAS applications

Overview of Automotive industry - Tools and Processes - Introduction to modern automotive systems - Spark and Compression Ignition Engines - Automotive Transmissions - Vehicle braking fundamentals - Steering Control - Overview of Hybrid Vehicles - Analog and Digital Systems - Basic measurements systems –Sensors: Characteristics, response and modeling –Actuators - Microcontroller and Digital Signal Processors used for Automotive applications: Renesas, Quorivva, Infineon - Tool chain for different processors - Control algorithm for different Automotive subsystems - Look-up tables and maps - Engine calibration - Torque table - Dynamometer testing

Overview of Automotive communication protocols: CAN, LIN, Flex ray, MOST, Ethernet, D2B, DSI, TCP/IP - Wireless LANs standards such as Bluetooth, IEE802.11x communication protocols - Telematics in Automotive domain : Global Positioning Systems(GPS) and General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) - Automotive Control Systems: Analog and Digital methods, modeling of linear systems and responses - Model based Development: Introduction to MATLAB : Simulink and SIMSCAPE tool boxes - Model based Design for an automotive system

Active Safety Systems: ABS, TCS, ESP, Brake assist - Passive Safety Systems: Airbag systems, Advance Driver Assistance system (ADAS) –Computer vision techniques - Connected cars technology - Trends towards Autonomous vehicles. Fundamentals of Diagnostics: Basic wiring system and Multiplex wiring system, Self-Diagnostic system – various On board and off board diagnostics in Automobiles - Diagnostics tools - Diagnostics Protocols: KWP20000 and UDS

CO1: Able to understand the fundamentals of various mechanical systems along with Sensors, Controller and Actuators

CO2: Able to analyze various systems used in vehicle domains

CO3: Able to Understand the communication and diagnostic protocols

CO4: Able to design/Prototype an Automotive Embedded System based Matlab/Simulink.

CO-PO Mapping

  PO1 PO2 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO10 P011 PO12 PSO1 PSO2
CO1  -  2 - - - - - - - - - -  3 -
CO2  3  2  2 - - - - - - - - -  2 -
CO3  -  3  - - - - - - - - - -  2  2
CO4  -  -  3 -  2 - - - - - - -  3  3
  • Ronald K Jurgen : “Automotive Electronics Hand Book”, 2nd Edition , McGraw- Hill, 1999
  • James D Halderman: “Automotive Electricity and Electronics”, PHI Publication
  • Tom Denton : “Advance Automotive Diagnosis”, 2nd Edition Elsevier 2006
  • Terence Rybak. Mark Stefika: “Automotive Electromagnetic Compatibility(EMC)”, Springer, 2004
  • Allan Bonnick: “Automotive Computer Controlled Systems Diagnostic Tools And Technology”. Elsevier Science, 2001