Automotive Control Systems

For Engine, Driveline, and Vehicle

Author: Uwe Kiencke,Lars Nielsen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540264841

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

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Written by two of the most respected, experienced and well-known researchers and developers in the field (e.g., Kiencke worked at Bosch where he helped develop anti-breaking system and engine control; Nielsen has lead joint research projects with Scania AB, Mecel AB, Saab Automobile AB, Volvo AB, Fiat GM Powertrain AB, and DaimlerChrysler. Reflecting the trend to optimization through integrative approaches for engine, driveline and vehicle control, this valuable book enables control engineers to understand engine and vehicle models necessary for controller design and also introduces mechanical engineers to vehicle-specific signal processing and automatic control. Emphasis on measurement, comparisons between performance and modelling, and realistic examples derive from the authors’ unique industrial experience . The second edition offers new or expanded topics such as diesel-engine modelling, diagnosis and anti-jerking control, and vehicle modelling and parameter estimation. With only a few exceptions, the approaches

Automotive Control Systems

Author: A. Galip Ulsoy,Huei Peng,Melih Çakmakci

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110701011X

Category: Computers

Page: 396

View: 2915

Course book introducing advanced control systems for vehicles, including advanced automotive concepts and the next generation of vehicles for ITS.

Automotive Control Systems

Author: U. Kiencke,Lars Nielsen

Publisher: Springer Verlag

ISBN: 3540669221

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 412

View: 3847

This is the first book to cover all aspects of automotive control. The presentation enables control engineers to understand the engine and vehicle models necessary for controller design and introduces mechanical engineers to vehicle-specific signal processing and automatic control. Instead of being only theoretical, the approaches described are similar to those utilized in actual vehicles. The authors are experts in industrial development (at Bosch) and research.

Control System Applications

Author: William S. Levine

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849300547

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 360

View: 2571

Control technology permeates every aspect of our lives. We rely on them to perform a wide variety of tasks without giving much thought to the origins of the technology or how it became such an important part of our lives. Control System Applications covers the uses of control systems, both in the common and in the uncommon areas of our lives. From the everyday to the unusual, it's all here. From process control to human-in-the-loop control, this book provides illustrations and examples of how these systems are applied. Each chapter contains an introduction to the application, a section defining terms and references, and a section on further readings that help you understand and use the techniques in your work environment. Highly readable and comprehensive, Control System Applications explores the uses of control systems. It illustrates the diversity of control systems and provides examples of how the theory can be applied to specific practical problems. It contains information about aspec ts of control that are not fully captured by the theory, such as techniques for protecting against controller failure and the role of cost and complexity in specifying controller designs.

Advances in Automotive Control 1995

Author: L. Guzzella,U. Kiencke

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483296946

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 233

View: 4427

Automotive Control is a rapidly developing field for both researchers and industrial practitioners. The field itself is wide ranging and includes engine control, vehicle dynamics, on-board diagnosis and vehicle control issues in intelligent vehicle highway systems. Leading researchers and industrial practitioners were able to discuss and evaluate current developments and future research directions at the first international IFAC workshop on automotive control. This publication contains the papers covering a wide range of topics presented at the workshop.

Control of Uncertain Systems: Modelling, Approximation, and Design

A Workshop on the Occasion of Keith Glover's 60th Birthday

Author: Bruce A. Francis,Malcolm C. Smith

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9783540317548

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 429

View: 5092

This Festschrift contains a collection of articles by friends, co-authors, colleagues, and former Ph.D. students of Keith Glover, Professor of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. Professor Glover's scientific work spans a wide variety of topics, the main themes being system identification, model reduction and approximation, robust controller synthesis, and control of aircraft and engines. The articles in this volume are a tribute to Professor Glover's seminal work in these areas.

Automotive Model Predictive Control

Models, Methods and Applications

Author: Luigi Del Re,Frank Allgöwer,Luigi Glielmo,Carlos Guardiola,Ilya Kolmanovsky

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1849960704

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 290

View: 9916

Automotive control has developed over the decades from an auxiliary te- nology to a key element without which the actual performances, emission, safety and consumption targets could not be met. Accordingly, automotive control has been increasing its authority and responsibility – at the price of complexity and di?cult tuning. The progressive evolution has been mainly ledby speci?capplicationsandshorttermtargets,withthe consequencethat automotive control is to a very large extent more heuristic than systematic. Product requirements are still increasing and new challenges are coming from potentially huge markets like India and China, and against this ba- ground there is wide consensus both in the industry and academia that the current state is not satisfactory. Model-based control could be an approach to improve performance while reducing development and tuning times and possibly costs. Model predictive control is a kind of model-based control design approach which has experienced a growing success since the middle of the 1980s for “slow” complex plants, in particular of the chemical and process industry. In the last decades, severaldevelopments haveallowedusing these methods also for “fast”systemsandthis hassupporteda growinginterestinitsusealsofor automotive applications, with several promising results reported. Still there is no consensus on whether model predictive control with its high requi- ments on model quality and on computational power is a sensible choice for automotive control.

Embedded System Design: Topics, Techniques and Trends

IFIP TC10 Working Conference: International Embedded Systems Symposium (IESS), May 30 - June 1, 2007, Irvine (CA), USA

Author: Achim Rettberg,Mauro Zanella,Rainer Domer,Andreas Gerstlauer,Franz Rammig

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387722572

Category: Computers

Page: 444

View: 4864

This volume presents the technical program of the 2007 International Embedded Systems Symposium held in Irvine, California. It covers timely topics, techniques and trends in embedded system design, including design methodology, networks-on-chip, distributed and networked systems, and system verification. It places emphasis on automotive and medical applications and includes case studies and special aspects in embedded system design.

Vehicle Dynamics and Control

Author: Rajesh Rajamani

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461414334

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 498

View: 996

Vehicle Dynamics and Control provides a comprehensive coverage of vehicle control systems and the dynamic models used in the development of these control systems. The control system applications covered in the book include cruise control, adaptive cruise control, ABS, automated lane keeping, automated highway systems, yaw stability control, engine control, passive, active and semi-active suspensions, tire-road friction coefficient estimation, rollover prevention, and hybrid electric vehicles. In developing the dynamic model for each application, an effort is made to both keep the model simple enough for control system design but at the same time rich enough to capture the essential features of the dynamics. A special effort has been made to explain the several different tire models commonly used in literature and to interpret them physically. In the second edition of the book, chapters on roll dynamics, rollover prevention and hybrid electric vehicles have been added, and the chapter on electronic stability control has been enhanced. The use of feedback control systems on automobiles is growing rapidly. This book is intended to serve as a useful resource to researchers who work on the development of such control systems, both in the automotive industry and at universities. The book can also serve as a textbook for a graduate level course on Vehicle Dynamics and Control.

Dry Clutch Control for Automotive Applications

Author: Pietro J. Dolcini,Carlos Canudas-de-Wit,Hubert Béchart

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781849960687

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 144

View: 7067

Dry Clutch Control for Automated Manual Transmission Vehiclesanalyses the control of a part of the powertrain which has a key role in ride comfort during standing-start and gear-shifting manoeuvres. The mechanical conception of the various elements in the driveline has long since been optimised so this book takes a more holistic system-oriented view of the problem featuring: a comprehensive description of the driveline elements and their operation paying particular attention to the clutch, a nonlinear model of the driveline for simulation and a simplified model for control design, with a standing-start driver automaton for closed loop simulation, a detailed analysis of the engagement operation and the related comfort criteria, different control schemes aiming at meeting these criteria, friction coefficient and unknown input clutch torque observers, practical implementation issues and solutions based on experience of implementing optimal engagement strategies on two Renault prototypes.

Advances in Automotive Control 2004

A Proceedings Volume from the IFAC Symposium, Salerno, Italy, 19-23 April 2004

Author: N.A

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080442501

Category: Automobiles

Page: 753

View: 974


Advanced Motion Control and Sensing for Intelligent Vehicles

Author: Li Li,Fei-Yue Wang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387444092

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 448

View: 1171

This book provides the latest information in intelligent vehicle control and intelligent transportation. Detailed discussions of vehicle dynamics and ground-vehicle interactions are provided for the modeling, simulation and control of vehicles. It includes an extensive review of past and current research achievements in the intelligent vehicle motion control and sensory field, and the book provides a careful assessment of future developments.

Next Generation Design and Verification Methodologies for Distributed Embedded Control Systems

Proceedings of the GM R&D Workshop, Bangalore, India, January 2007

Author: S. Ramesh,P. Sampath

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402062540

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 300

View: 2324

This volume is the proceedings of a workshop organized by General Motors research and development laboratory in Bangalore, India. It was the first of its kind to be run by an automotive major to bring together the leaders in the field of embedded systems development to present state-of-the-art work, and to discuss future strategies for addressing the increasing complexity of embedded control systems. The workshop consisted of invited talks given by leading experts and researchers from academic and industrial organizations. It covered all areas of embedded systems development.

Automotive Air Conditioning and Climate Control Systems

Author: Steven Daly

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080470917

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

View: 9519

Automotive Air-conditioning and Climate Control Systems is a complete text and reference on the theoretical, practical and legislative aspects of vehicle climate control systems for automotive engineering students and service professionals. It provides the reader with a thorough up-to-date knowledge of current A/C systems, refrigerants and the new possible replacement systems like CO2, and includes unrivalled coverage of electronic and electrical control. Filling the gap in the automotive engineering and servicing market for students and those training on the job, this book will help both newcomers and those with more experience of air-conditioning systems maintenance engineering to keep up with the latest developments and legislation. Detailed coverage of European and US vehicle HVAC systems Thorough explanation of current and future systems including CO2 Meets relevant C&G, IMI, and HND vocational and professional qualifications IMI recommended reading material Includes practical cases studies and examples from design and manufacturing companies including Ford, Vauxhall, Toyota, VW, Visteon, Sanden and others, accompanied by over 300 detailed illustrations and photographs

The Control Systems Handbook

Control System Advanced Methods, Second Edition

Author: William S. Levine

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420073656

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1798

View: 1272

At publication, The Control Handbook immediately became the definitive resource that engineers working with modern control systems required. Among its many accolades, that first edition was cited by the AAP as the Best Engineering Handbook of 1996. Now, 15 years later, William Levine has once again compiled the most comprehensive and authoritative resource on control engineering. He has fully reorganized the text to reflect the technical advances achieved since the last edition and has expanded its contents to include the multidisciplinary perspective that is making control engineering a critical component in so many fields. Now expanded from one to three volumes, The Control Handbook, Second Edition organizes cutting-edge contributions from more than 200 leading experts. The third volume, Control System Advanced Methods, includes design and analysis methods for MIMO linear and LTI systems, Kalman filters and observers, hybrid systems, and nonlinear systems. It also covers advanced considerations regarding — Stability Adaptive controls System identification Stochastic control Control of distributed parameter systems Networks and networked controls As with the first edition, the new edition not only stands as a record of accomplishment in control engineering but provides researchers with the means to make further advances. Progressively organized, the first two volumes in the set include: Control System Fundamentals Control System Applications

Today's Technician: Automotive Brake Systems, Classroom and Shop Manual Prepack

Author: Ken Pickerill

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305178394

Category: Education

Page: 480

View: 5603

The 6th Edition of TODAY'S TECHNICIAN: AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE SYSTEMS is a comprehensive text that equips readers to confidently understand, diagnose, and repair today's brake systems. Using a unique two-volume approach, the first volume (Classroom Manual) details the theory and application of the total brake system, subsystem, and components, while the second (Shop Manual) covers real-world symptoms, diagnostics, and repair information. Known for its comprehensive coverage, accurate and up-to-date details, and abundant illustrations, the text is an ideal resource to prepare for success as an automotive technician or pursue ASE certification. Now updated with extensive information on new and emerging technology and techniques—including hybrid vehicles, brake by wire, and electric brakes—the Sixth Edition also aligns with the NATEF 2012 accreditation model, including job sheets correlated to specific AST and MAST tasks. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Resource-aware Automotive Control Systems Design

A Cyber-Physical Systems Approach

Author: Wanli Chang,Samarjit Chakraborty

Publisher: Now Publishers

ISBN: 9781680832389

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 134

View: 7453

As the automotive industry faces into the smart era through advances in sensing, computation, storage, communication, and actuation technologies, a larger number of more complex control applications with better performances are expected to be on board. This requires an implementation platform with abundant resources, which is a major challenge in the cost-sensitive automotive domain. The implementation platform, often embedded in an Electronic Control Unit (ECU) and shared by multiple applications to save cost, is mainly comprised of a processor for computation, memory for storing instructions and data, and bus for internal and external communication. Conventionally, automotive control systems are designed using model-based approaches, where the details of the implementation platform are ignored. Techniques that integrate the characteristics of implementation resources into control algorithms design are largely missing. Such a separate design paradigm is too conservative in resources dimensioning and utilization for modern vehicles. This monograph presents recently developed approaches in automotive control systems design that take implementation resources into consideration, aiming to improve the control performances for a given amount of resources, or equivalently, realize the required control performances with fewer resources. While communication resources have been extensively explored in the literature of networked embedded control systems, this book focuses on memory and computation resources, which have started to receive attention from the academic community and industry just recently. As Electric Vehicles (EVs) have become a new trend in the automotive industry, energy resources of EVs are also investigated. A number of real-world applications validate the resource-aware automotive systems design techniques presented in the monograph. This text will be of interest to researchers and engineers in the automotive, embedded system and control domains.

Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications 2008

Author: Jürgen Valldorf,Wolfgang Gessner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540779809

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 308

View: 7144

With the total number of vehicles steadily increasing and soon approaching one billion, the world is facing serious challenges in terms of both safety of road transport and sustainability. Consequently the two major persistent issues for the automotive industry are improved safety and reduced emissions. The estimated number of road fatalities is about one million per year. Fast growth of mobility in the developing world and an accelerated urbanisation pose high demands to the automotive industry. Thanks to smart systems anticipating dangerous traffic situations road fatalities will have dropped by more than 30% from 2001 to 2010. Beyond intensive stock-rearing – with 30% the major contributor to climate change – road traffic is one of the main sectors contributing to climate change: exhaust gases from vehicle engines account for about 20% of the greenhouse gas emissions. Car industry is bearing this challenge and enormous progress has been achieved particularly during the last decade.

Automotive Sensors

Author: John Turner

Publisher: Momentum Press

ISBN: 1606500090

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 278

View: 3280

This book will help engineers, technicians, and designers to better understand a wide range of sensors, from those based on piezoelectric phenomena through those for thermal and flow measurement to the directional sensors that can inform the driver of his orientation on the road. Author John Turner, concludes his book with future trends in use of telematic sensing systems for traffic control and traffic automation.