Electronic Circuits for Automotive Applications: Challenges and Advances

A special issue of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292). This special issue belongs to the section "Circuit and Signal Processing".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 July 2024 | Viewed by 176

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Department of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: electromagnetic interference analysis in integrated circuits; integrated voltage converters based on capacitors or inductors; design of ultra-low voltage analog circuits
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In recent years, the design of circuits for automotive applications has been of paramount importance. There are typically hundreds of electronic components found within newly developed vehicles. Various examples include several sensors with dedicated conditioning circuits,  complex systems like GPS navigation systems, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), entertainment systems, circuits for the motion control of the actuators, and so on.

The large amount of electronics creates an array of challenges in their development, from communication issues (wiring connectivity) to power distribution and hybrid drives, embedded and mixed signal modeling, simulating and prototyping (with a special focus on functionality, yield, and reliability), and EMI compatibility design.

The topics to be covered in this Special Issue are as follows:

  • The theory and design of signal conditioning mixed circuits for automotive sensors, including amplifiers, ADCs and DACs, filters, and RF circuits.
  • The theory and design of motor driving systems, including low-voltage motors and actuators.
  • Modeling, simulations, and design techniques to achieve highly robust functionality, yield, and reliability.
  • Modeling, simulations, and design techniques for EMI compatibility design.

Dr. Anna Richelli
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • vehicle electronics
  • automotive
  • mixed circuits
  • signal conditioning
  • sensors
  • motors and actuators
  • EMC

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