Textbook on "Automotive Control Systems" Coauthored by Melih Çakmakcı

Asst. Prof. Melih Çakmakcı (Department of Mechanical Engineering) has coauthored a new book entitled "Automotive Control Systems," a 406-page hardcover volume published by Cambridge University Press.

"Automotive Control Systems" is described as a course book introducing advanced control systems for vehicles, including advanced automotive concepts and the next generation of vehicles for ITS based on the recent research done by the authors and the others.

"For each automotive control problem considered, the authors emphasize the physics and underlying principles behind the control system concept and design....[This] is currently the only textbook that covers and integrates the topics of automotive powertrain control, vehicle control and intelligent transportation systems."