About this book
As the complexity of automotive vehicles increases this book presents operational and practical issues of automotive mechatronics. It is a comprehensive introduction to controlled automotive systems and provides detailed information of sensors for travel, angle, engine speed, vehicle speed, acceleration, pressure, temperature, flow, gas concentration etc. The measurement principles of the different sensor groups are explained and examples to show the measurement principles applied in different types.
Basics of mechatronics.- Architecture.- Electronic control unit.- Software development.- Basic principles of networking.- Automotive networking.- Bus systems.- Automotive sensors.- Sensor measuring principles.- Sensor types.- Electric actuators.- Electrohydraulic actuators.- Electronic transmission control.- Electronic transmission control unit.- Modules for transmission control.- Antilock braking system.- Traction control system.- Electronic stability program.- Automatic brake functions.- Hydraulic modulator.- Electrohydraulic brake.- Overview of common-rail systems.- Electronic Diesel control.- Active steering.- Drive and adjustment systems.- Heating, ventilation and air conditioning.- Vehicle security systems.- Electromagnetic compatibility and interference suppression.- Fault diagnostics.
The target groups
Motor-vehicle technicians in education and vocational training
Master-mechanics and technicians in garage-workshops
Teachers and lecturers in vocational schools
Students at universities and technical colleges
And all those interested in automotive engineering
About the Bosch Group
Bosch is the world´s largest independent supplier of parts and equipment for motor vehicles. Innovations by Bosch have shaped the development of the automobile. Bosch´s dominant technological role in many fields is demonstrated by the fact that it has the most patent applications in automotive engineering in Germany, to the European Patent Office and in the USA.