In-Vehicle Networking with LIN and FlexRay Applications     


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Duration: 2 Days
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This two-day seminar covers the theory and practices of in-vehicle multiplex networking. Attendees learn about FlexRay and LIN SubBus, and other network standards. Attendees explore the latest OBD II regulations and implementation requirements, along with device hardware and software interfaces. Proprietary applications are discussed and system development tools are demonstrated. In addition to the seminar handout, participants will receive a copy of the J2602-1 standard.

Learning Objectives
By attending this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Describe in-vehicle multiplex network architecture.
  • Explain how multiplex networks are used in a wide range of automotive applications.
  • Identify and use various standards and specifications related to in-vehicle networks.

Who Should Attend
Engineers who will be or currently are working with applications using multiplex networks, including validation engineers, embedded programmers, and test engineers.

Participants should have an undergraduate engineering degree.

Topical Outline

  • Introduction
  • Overview of In-Vehicle Network Systems
    • On Board Diagnostics (OBD) Networks -- CARB, EPA, EURO
    • Control System Networks -- CAN Protocol
    • Deterministic System Networks -- FlexRay Protocol
    • Input/Output Device Networks -- LIN Protocol
  • OBD Communications Specifications
    • SAE J1979
    • SAE J2012
    • SAE J1699-3
    • SAE J2534
    • SAE J1939-73
    • ISO 15765-4
    • ISO 14229
  • CAN Bus Specifications
    • SAE J2284
    • ISO 15765
    • ISO 27145
    • SAE J1939
  • FlexRay Networks
    • SAE, ISO, Other Specifications
    • Designing FlexRay Networks
    • Implementation of FlexRay Networks
  • LIN SubBus
    • SAE J2602 Specification
    • LIN 2.x Specification
    • Designing LIN Networks
    • Implementation of LIN Networks
  • Emerging Technology & Future Networks
    • Wireless
    • GbE
    • DSRC
  • Vehicle Application Examples
    • LIN
    • FlexRay
  • Session Review and Summary

Instructor(s): Mark Zachos

Mark Zachos is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan. He is the President of Dearborn Group, Inc. and has more then twenty years of networking experience. Mr. Zachos participates in many SAE and ISO multiplexing committees, including the following: J1850, J1939, J2284, J2411, and J2367. He holds a B.S. and an M.S. in engineering from the University of Michigan.

Fees: $1445.00 ; SAE Members: $1156.00 - $1301.00

1.3 CEUs
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.

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