Nagoya University, School of Engineering Lecture information system (SYLLABUS)

Electronic Devices in Automobiles(2.0 credits)

Course Type:Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Automotive Engineering Automotive Engineering
Starts 1 : 3 Spring Semester 3 Spring Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Elective Elective
Lecturer : Faculty of Automotive Engineering  

•Course Purpose
This lecture will introduce students up to date technologies with respect to Electronic Devices which are used for developing vehicle control and information systems including ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems). You can learn the requirements for vehicle control and information systems including ITS and understand the reason why such specifications of electronic devices must have.
Each course of lectures is delivered by the experts invited from leading companies related to vehicle control and information systems who have matured experiences to plan, design and launch such systems in the market.
At the end of this course, students are supposed to acquire the following knowledge:
1. Understand the latest electronic device technologies used in automotive industry.
2. Understand the requirements in electric devices in automobiles for vehicle control and information systems.

•Prerequisite Subjects
Vehicle Dynamics, Control Engineering

•Course Topics
1.Electronic Control Systems in Automobiles and Vehicle dynamics control systems
2.Sensing Technologies mainly by image sensor and image processing being deployed for ADAS and automated driving
3.Vehicle as a sensor from IoT point of view.
4.Car electronics technologies for safety application
5.General overview on imaging devices
6.Wireless Technologies in ITS (Intelligent Transport Systems) toward Automated Driving Systems and Connected Car.
7.Intellectual Property activity in the automotive parts industry
8.Summary of Electronic Devices from application point of view.

You may need to write and submit a report after each lecture.

No text-book.

•Additional Reading
As handed out from each lecturer.

•Grade Assessment
Students must obtain a letter grade of C or above to pass the course.
Letter grades are assigned based on the percentages:
The evaluation of grade is carried out by the average point of all submitted reports from students. If you miss one report, it will make a significant influence to your grade.

No specific course requirements.

•Contacting Faculty
Questions via email are welcomed any time:


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