Project 7.17—Automotive Project—Can Bus Project

CAN is a serial bus communications protocol developed by Bosch (an electrical equipment manufacturer in Germany) in the early 1980s. Thereafter CAN was standardized in ISO-11898 and ISO-11519, establishing itself as the standard protocol for in-vehicle networking in car industry. CAN defines an efficient communication protocol between sensors, actuators, controllers, and other nodes in real time applications. The early CAN development was mainly supported by the vehicle industry, and it was used in passenger cars, boats, trucks, and other types of vehicles. Today, the CAN protocol is also used in many other fields requiring networked embedded control, such as industrial automation, medical applications, ...

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