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WM003 - Automotive Networking

  • Module code: WM003
  • Module name: Automotive Networking
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Provide a comprehensive understanding of the concepts and principles of data networking. Develop a detailed theoretical and practical understanding of the key elements and principles of operation of the most commonly used automotive network technologies. Provide a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of automotive network development including technology selection, network design and implementation, network diagnostics, advanced data analysis techniques for the comprehension and interpretation of network performance and behaviour. Develop a theoretical and practical knowledge of systems of systems engineering principles and an understanding of how this impacts on the development, testing and diagnosis of complex and highly distributed automotive networked control systems. Evaluate the requirements for future automotive network technologies required to support deployment of safety-critical systems and critically analyse the suitability of potential future network technologies. With the continuing rapid growth in the scale and complexity of automotive electrical and electronic systems this module provides essential competences in an increasingly important area of automotive product development.

Other essential notes

JLR closed programme

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: WM003-15)
A1 (Assessed work only) Post Module Assignment (5000 words) 85%
  In-Module Assessment (Group) 15%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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