Best Reference Books – Automotive Networking

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Automotive Networking subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Automotive Networking along with reviews.

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1. “Bosch Automotive Electrics and Automotive Electronics (Bosch Professional Automotive Information)” by Robert Bosch GmbH

“Bosch Automotive Electrics and Automotive Electronics (Bosch Professional Automotive Information)” Book Review: This book is a complete guide to automotive electrics and electronics. It contains the classical topics of the vehicle electrical systems such as system architecture, control, components, and sensors. Other important topics like electrical energy management (EEM) and inter system networking within the vehicle are also discussed in detail. The book is useful for automotive engineers, design engineers, and automotive technicians. It will also benefit mechanics and technicians working in garages. It may also be of interest to teachers, lecturers, and students at vocational colleges. Every topic is described with the help of examples, diagrams, and tables that enable the readers to understand the subject in a better way.

2. “Vehicular Networking: Automotive Applications and Beyond (Intelligent Transport Systems)” by Bernd Bochow and Marc Emmelmann

“Vehicular Networking: Automotive Applications and Beyond (Intelligent Transport Systems)”: This book presents vehicular communication in a broader perspective that includes more than just its application to the automotive industry. The book emphasizes important perspectives of vehicular communication including market area, application areas, and standardization issues. It also features selected topics such as aspects of developing, prototyping, and testing vehicular communication systems. The book supports the reader in understanding common characteristics and differences between the various application areas of vehicular communication. It is useful for researchers, engineers, and graduate students.

3. “Automotive Mechatronics (Bosch Professional Automotive Information)” by Konrad Reif

“Automotive Mechatronics (Bosch Professional Automotive Information)” Book Review: This book presents operational and practical issues of automotive mechatronics. It describes how the complexity of automotive vehicles has increased in today’s world. It is a comprehensive introduction to controlled automotive systems. The book provides detailed information of sensors for travel, angle, engine speed, vehicle speed, acceleration, pressure, temperature, flow, gas concentration etc. The measurement principles of the different sensor groups are explained and examples to show the measurement principles applied in different types. The readers get a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge. The book is useful for automotive engineers, researchers and graduate students.

4. “Automotive Networking” by Stefan Mischo and Stefan Powolny

“Automotive Networking” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview of automotive networks. The book starts with a detailed overview of the historical evolution of automotive networks, from its beginning to current day technology. The book then covers in-depth all aspects of current networks. Some of the networks that are discussed in the book are- the Controller Area Network (CAN), Time Triggered Controller Area Network, Byteflight, Flexray, Bluetooth, Media Orientated System Transport (MOST), etc. The book is useful for practising electronics engineers in industry and researchers working on automotive electronic systems and for students taking courses on automotive/embedded system design. Theory is explained with examples to provide a practical approach to the readers.

5. “Automotive Ethernet – The Definitive Guide” by Colt Correa and Charles M Kozierok

“Automotive Ethernet – The Definitive Guide” Book Review: This book serves as a go-to reference on the new technology of automotive ethernet. It explains how Ethernet technology has been adapted via Broadcom’s new Broad-Reach standard so that ethernet hardware and applications could be carried out in vehicles. It covers important topics in automotive ethernet such as Automotive electromagnetic, environmental and electrical requirements Ethernet Physical Layer and Media Access Control, Audio Video Bridging (AVB) suite used to transport media over Ethernet, etc. The book is intended for electronics engineers, network communication engineers, testers, and technicians involved in automotive electronics development. It will also benefit software developers and ethernet hardware engineers.

6. “Model-Based Engineering of Embedded Systems: The SPES 2020 Methodology” by Reinhold Achatz and Klaus Pohl

“Model-Based Engineering of Embedded Systems: The SPES 2020 Methodology” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Software Platform Embedded Systems (SPES) modeling framework. It shows how to apply this framework in the development of embedded systems in domains such as automotive, energy and healthcare. The four parts discuss the status quo of embedded systems development and model-based engineering, the SPES modeling framework, application of the framework and the results achieved. It is useful for engineers working with the embedded systems and researchers working on the development of embedded systems.

7. “Automotive Inter–networking (Intelligent Transport Systems)” by Timo Kosch and Christoph Schroth

“Automotive Inter–networking (Intelligent Transport Systems)” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview of network and system technologies. These technologies are related to vehicle safety, entertainment and comfort systems currently being researched and developed. The background of technical developments, potential benefits, costs and risks are also discussed. Further, the book includes in-depth explanation of new concepts. The knowledge of these subjects will be useful for engineers developing such systems. Beyond technology, the book also addresses economic, organisational and political challenges. The book includes illustrations, technical sketches, and pictures of current prototypes that provide the readers with application based understanding of the subject.

8. “Flow Control of Congested Networks (Nato ASI Subseries F:)” by Amedeo R Odoni and Lucio Bianco

“Flow Control of Congested Networks (Nato ASI Subseries F:)” Book Review: This book is a compilation of papers that were presented during the NATO workshop of 1986. It covers the general subject of “Flow Control of Congested Networks: The Case of Data Processing and Transportation”. The book focuses on flow control methodologies. The topics covered are- data communication networks, urban transportation networks and air traffic control systems. It discusses the modeling approaches and mathematics used in the three areas and examination of opportunities for “technology transfers” in these areas. The book provides a blend of theoretical and practice-oriented understanding of the subject. The book is designed for the engineers working on congested networks, researchers and graduate students in the field.

9. “Wireless Sensor and Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks” by Driss Benhaddou and Ala Al-Fuqaha

“Wireless Sensor and Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks” Book Review: The book describes the practical perspectives in using wireless sensor networks (WSN) to develop real world applications that can be used for space exploration.These applications include sensor interfaces, remote wireless vehicles, space crew health monitoring and instrumentation. The book also discusses the history of WSN and how it was developed for space travel and exploration. The application of WSN in real-world is described and provides the readers with a practical learning approach. The important topics such as smart systems that have self-healing, self-diagnosis, and emergency healthcare notification are also covered. It is designed for network engineers, researchers working in the field and undergraduate students.

10. “Deep Space Telecommunications Systems Engineering (Applications of Communications Theory)” by Joseph H Yuen

“Deep Space Telecommunications Systems Engineering (Applications of Communications Theory)” Book Review: This book describes the application of communications in deep space. It talks about how in deep space, communications propagation is good, relative to terrestrial communications, and there is an opportunity to press toward the mathematical limit of microwave communication. It goes on to examine the communication capability and its improvement through the years. Careful observation and analysis provide the readers with practice-oriented understanding of the communication in deep-space. The book is useful for practising engineers, researchers and students working in the field of communications engineering.

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