Automotive Electronics I

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Course Unit Code430-8731/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated6 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
H1L20prof. Ing. Petr Chlebiš, CSc.
SIM01Ing. Petr Šimoník, Ph.D.
Summary
The subject is focused on basic knowledge obtaining of electronical automobile equipment.
Subject description is based on knowledge of mechanics, electronics, measuring and control engineering and microprocessor engineering.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Main subject goal is to obtain a knowledge for good orientation in branch of vehicle electronics parts, measuring appliance and communication and control in automotive industry. Obtained findings are important part of general knowledge for technical engineer which is orientated on applications in area of automotive industry.
Course Contents
Lectures:
System solution and cooperation of vehicle electronic control units
Systems for controling of vehicle accumulators, on-board voltage control
Coverters for DC generators controling, principle and construction
Starting engine systems, working principle, basic construction
Control units of engine with applied ignition, tools and principle
Control units of compression ignition engine, tools and principle

Control of transmission mechanism, electronics control of clutch and transmission gear
Chassis unit regulation and control, basic systems
Comfort system
Operating and signalling systems
Retaining and safety systems
Burglar protection systems
Automotive diagnostics, Europien on-board diagnostics
Information systems, communication and navigation sytems

Exercises:
Safety training for practice instruction in labs

Standards of vehicle electrical equipments
Graphical symbols in schematic diagram of electrical equipments, basic automotive short cuts
Taps and wiring description
Electrochemical energy sources, mathematical computations
Construction of vehicle DC generators, ignition, mathematical computations
Checktest no.1 - Grounding of lecture instructions no. 1-7
Basic parts and principles of electrical equipments for control of engine with applied ignition
Basic parts and principles of electrical equipments for control of compression ignition engine
Electrical control units (ECUs), structure, communication

Data transfer and communication, automotive communication standards, principle
Automotive diagnostics, diagnostics tools
Practical demonstration of diagnostics methods
Checktest no.2 - Grounding of lecture instructions no. 8-14

Laboratories:
Measuring of electrochemical sources
Measuring of vehicle supply system
Ignition
Kinematical systems
Data communication(K-line, CAN Bus)

Diagnostics

Projects:
Courseworks of practice instructions no. 1 up to no.6.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
ERJAVEC, J.: Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach, 4th Edition, USA 2004, Thomson Learning, 1401 str., ISBN 1-4018-4831-1.
Vlk, F.: Elektronické systémy motorových vozidel 1. Prof. Ing. František Vlk, DrSc., nakladatelství a vydavatelství, Brno 2002, ISBN 80-238-7282-6.
Vlk, F.: Elektronické systémy motorových vozidel 2. Prof. Ing. František Vlk, DrSc., nakladatelství a vydavatelství, Brno 2002, ISBN 80-238-7282-6.
ERJAVEC, J.: Automotive Technology: A Systems Approach, 4th Edition, USA 2004, Thomson Learning, 1401 str., ISBN 1-4018-4831-1.
Recommended Reading:
RIBBENS, B., W.: Understanding Automotive Electronics, Sixth Edition, USA 2003, Elsevier Science, 480 str., ISBN 0-7506-7599-3.
Štastný, J.,Remek, B.: Autoelektrika a autoelektronika. Nakladatelství T. Malina, Praha 1997.
Vlk, F.: Elektrická zařízení motorových vozidel. Prof. Ing. František Vlk, DrSc., nakladatelství a vydavatelství, Brno 2005, ISBN 80-239-3718-9.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluation and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        Exercises evaluationCredit40 25
        ExaminationExamination60 20