Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

New Trends and Developments in Automotive System Engineering

Edited by Marcello Chiaberge

Polytechnic Institute of Turin, Italy

In the last few years the automobile design process is required to become more responsible and responsibly related to environmental needs. Basing the automotive design not only on the appearance, the visual appearance of the vehicle needs to be thought together and deeply integrated with the “power” developed by the engine. The purpose of this book is to try to present the new technologies development scenario, and not to give any indication about the direction that should be given to the research in this complex and multi-disciplinary challenging field.

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New Trends and Developments in Automotive System EngineeringEdited by Marcello Chiaberge

Published: January 8th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/552

ISBN: 978-953-307-517-4

Copyright year: 2011

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132504 Total Chapter Downloads

58 Crossref Citations

141 Web of Science Citations

152 Dimensions Citations

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1. Experimental Test of a Diesel Engine Using Envo-Diesel as an Alternative Fuel

By M.A.Kalam and H.H. Masjuki

3328

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2. Analytical Methods for Determining Automotive Fuel Composition

By Jonas Gruber, Renata Lippi, Rosamaria W. C. Li and Adriano R. V. Benvenho

4229

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3. Automotive Fuel Consumption in Brazil: Applying Static and Dynamic Systems of Demand Equations

By Mariana Iootty, Helder Pinto Jr. and Francisco Ebeling

1724

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4. Fatigue and Fracture Behavior of Forging Die Steels

By Ryuichiro Ebara

6868

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5. Optimization of Injection Moulded Polymer Automotive Components

By Ribeiro, C.J. and Viana, J.C.

3327

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6. High Mn TWIP Steels for Automotive Applications

By B. C. De Cooman, Kwang-geun Chin and Jinkyung Kim

11422

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7. Powder Injection Moulding - An Alternative Processing Method for Automotive Items

By Berenika Hausnerova

6469

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8. Thermomechanical and Isothermal Fatigue Behavior of Gray Cast Iron for Automotive Brake Discs

By Omar Maluf, Jéferson Aparecido Moreto, Maurício Angeloni, Marco Antônio Colósio, José Carlos Santos, Waldek Wladimir Bose Filho and Dirceu Spinelli

3508

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9. Advanced Robotic Radiative Process Control for Automotive Coatings

By Fan Zeng and Beshah Ayalew

2051

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10. DC/DC Step-Up Converters for Automotive Applications: a FPGA Based Approach

By M. Chiaberge, G. Botto and M. De Giuseppe

10283

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11. The Thermo-Mechanical Behavior in Automotive Brake and Clutch Systems

By Abdullah M. Al-Shabibi

3617

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12. Dynamic Analysis of an Automobile Lower Suspension Arm Using Experiment and Numerical Technique

By S. Abdullah, N.A. Kadhim, A.K. Ariffin and M. Hosseini

5451

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13. Increased Cooling Power with Nucleate Boiling Flow in Automotive Engine Applications

By Helfried Steiner, Günter Brenn, Franz Ramstorfer and Bernd Breitschädel

3393

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14. The 'Equivalent Cable Bundle Method': an Efficient Multiconductor Reduction Technique to Model Industrial Cable Networks

By Guillaume Andrieu, Xavier Bunlon, Lamine Koné, Jean-Philippe Parmantier, Bernard Démoulin and Alain Reineixl

2538

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15. Fatigue Characteristics of Automotive Jounce Bumper

By Aidy Ali, R.S. Sidhu and M.S.A. Samad

5296

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16. On the Control of Automotive Traction PEM Fuel Cell Systems

By Ahmed Al-Durra, Stephen Yurkovich and Yann Guezennec

1835

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17. An Adaptive Two-Stage Observer in the Control of a New Electromagnetic Valve Actuator for Camless Internal Combustion Engines

By Paolo Mercorelli

2490

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18. Integrated Controller Design for Automotive Semi-Active Suspension Considering Vehicle Behavior with Steering Input

By Masaki Takahashi, Takashi Kumamaru and Kazuo Yoshida

1734

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19. Design of an Embedded Controller for Some Applications of an Automotives

By Preeti Bajaj and Dinesh Padole

5356

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20. Arbitration Schemes for Multiprocessor Shared Bus

By Preeti Bajaj and Dinesh Padole

6097

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21. Towards Automotive Embedded Systems with Self-X Properties

By Gereon Weiss, Marc Zeller and Dirk Eilers

2788

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22. 4D Ground Plane Estimation Algorithm for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

By Faisal Mufti, Robert Mahony and Jochen Heinzmann

2052

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23. The Car Entertainment System

By Niels Koch

3325

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24. Information and Communication Support for Automotive Testing and Validation

By Mathias Johanson

2364

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25. Trends Towards Automotive Electronic Vision Systems for Mitigation of Accidents in Safety Critical Situations

By Ciarán Hughes, Ronan O’Malley, Diarmaid O’Cualain, Martin Glavin and Edward Jones

3455

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26. Advancements in Automotive Antennas

By Brendan D. Pell, Edin Sulic, Wayne S. T. Rowe, Kamran Ghorbani and Sabu John

10112

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27. Automotive VHDL-AMS Electro-Mechanics Simulations

By Mariagrazia Graziano and Massimo Ruo Roch

3177

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28. Potential and Drawbacks of Raman (Micro)spectrometry for the Understanding of Iron and Steel Corrosion

By Philippe Colomban

5916

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29. Computational Techniques for Automotive Antenna Simulations

By Faik Bogdanov, Roman Jobava, David Karkashadze, Paata Tsereteli, Anna Gheonjian, Ekaterina Yavolovskaya, Detlef Schleicher, Christoph Ullrich and Hicham Tazi

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30. Voltage Stability Analysis of Automotive Power Nets based on Modeling and Experimental Results

By Tom P. Kohler, Rainer Gehring, Joachim Froeschl, Dominik Buecherl and Hans-Georg Herzog

2293

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31. Urban and Extra Urban Vehicles: Re-Thinking the Vehicle Design

By Andrea Festini, Andrea Tonoli and Enrico Zenerino

2364

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32. Analysis Approach of How University Automotive Competitions Help Students to Accelerate their Automotive Engineer Profile

By Francisco J. Sánchez-Alejo, Miguel A. Álvarez, Francisco Aparicio and José M. López

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