As automobiles have become more complicated, they have included more complicated computer systems to help manage a growing list of functions. Part of that computer system is the diagnostic subsystem that is responsible for monitoring the status of the vehicle's various systems and providing automotive professionals with the information they need to deal with these complex systems. OBD provides human readable translations of the complex codes the system outputs, allowing professionals to quickly and efficiently diagnose and repair problems.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Major Qualifying Project
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