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Autotronics

(One Credit Course)

Objective:
This course is formed such a way to understand the fundamentals and control of automobile using
electronic equipments.

Syllabus:
Types of sensors sensors for speed, throttle position, exhaust oxygen level, manifold
pressure, crankshaft position, coolant temperature, exhaust temperature, air mass flow for
engine application. Solenoids, stepper motors and relay.
Electronic fuel injection systems, electronic ignition system and electronic spark timing
control. Automatic transmission system, electronic steering system, antitheft technologies,
adaptive cruise control, adaptive noise control and ABS.

References:
1. William B. Ribbens Understanding Automotive Electronics, 5th edition, Butter worth
Heinemann Woburn, 1998.
2. Robert N Brady Automotive Computers and Digital Instrumentation, Prentice Hall,
Eagle Wood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1988.
3. Ljubo Vlacic, Michel Parent, and Fumo Harashima Intelligent Vehicle Technologies,
Butter worth Heinemann Woburn, Oxford, 2011.
4. Bechhold Understanding Automotive Electronics, SAE, 1998
5. Robert Bosch Automotive Hand Book, 5th Edition, SAE, 2000
6. Ronald K Jurgen Navigation and Intelligent Transportation Systems Progress in
Technology, Automotive Electronics Series, SAE, USA, 1998
7. Tom Denton Automobile electrical and electronic systems, Butterworth-Heinemann, 3rd
edition, 2004