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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Automotive network and communication systems
2. Subject name in Hungarian Automatizált járművek kommunikációs rendszerei
3. Code BMEKOGGM709 4. Evaluation type mid-term grade 5. Credits 4
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (28) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 2 (28) Lab
7. Curriculum
Autonomous Vehicle Control Engineering MSc (A)
8. Role
Mandatory (mc) at Autonomous Vehicle Control Engineering MSc (A)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 120
Contact hours 56 Preparation for seminars 10 Homework 20
Reading written materials 34 Midterm preparation 0 Exam preparation 0
10. Department Department of Automotive Technologies
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Szalay Zsolt
12. Lecturers Dr. Tihanyi Viktor
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
The target is to present the communication systems of vehicles with advanced driver assitance systems. ECU level communications, communication types between ECU-s like CAN, LIN, MOST, FlexRay, Ethernet. Communication between vehicles, V2x. ADAS related localization and mapping systems and their communication protocolls. Cyber security aspects. Electromagnetic compatibility. Diagnosis and testing and validation of communication systems.
Topics include:
Network and Communication systems introduction
ECU level communications, UART, SPI, I2C, Parallel
Communication between ECU, CAN
Communication between ECU, LIN
Communication between ECU, MOST
Communication between ECU, Flexray
Communication between ECU, Automotive Ethernet
Vehicle level communication, V2x
ADAS mapping communication
Cyber security
Electromagnetic compatibility
Testing and validation of vehicle communication systems
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
The lab enables the practical implementation of individual student work. Some of the systems presented in the presentation are also presented in practice.
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • knows the automotive communication systems
  • knows the communication technologies of the automotive industry
  • is familiar with the communication security issues of automotive systems
  • knows electromagnetic compatibility issues of communication systems, their testing and validation
B. Skills
  • is able to use in-vehicle communication protocols
  • is capable of designing appropriate communication interfaces
  • can select a protocol for a particular autonomous vehicle function
C. Attitudes
  • responsive to understanding new communication solutions
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • takes responsibility of the work done
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Individual homework which determines the final grade.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Delayed completion of individual homework.
20. Learning materials
Lecture Notes
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for 2023/2024 semester II