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Field Bus Systems

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Field Bus Systems
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: KI654
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

[updated 20.03.2007]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI654 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 6, optional course, technical
PIBWI88 Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, optional course, informatics specific, course inactive since 19.07.2011
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Schäfer
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Schäfer
Dipl.-Ing. Hans-Joachim Bohr

[updated 01.10.2006]
Learning outcomes:
After completing this course, students will understand the different realizations of the physical layer and the data-link layer in the LIN and CAN field bus systems. They will also be acquainted with the basic functionality of the CANOpen protocol and with the fundamentals of the FlexRay system architecture. Students will be able to program a microcontroller in a CAN network so that data can be exchanged in accordance with a specified communications protocol. Students will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge in automation engineering projects.

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module content:
 1. Fundamentals of data transmission
 2. Data bus systems in automation and process control technology
 3. CAN physical layer
 4. CAN data link layer
 5. CAN data transmission security
 6. CAN bus – time response
 7. Design of CAN systems
 8. The 82C150 CAN chip
 9. The CANOpen application layer
10. LIN physical layer
11.LIN data link layer
12. FlexRay – A data bus system for safety-critical applications

[updated 13.03.2007]
Recommended or required reading:
K. Etschberger: CAN – Grundlagen, Protokolle, Bausteine, Anwendungen, Carl Hanser Verlag, München 1994
W. Lawrenz: CAN Controller Area Network – Grundlagen und Praxis, Hüthig-Verlag, 1999
N.N: CAN Specification 2.0 Part B, CAN in Automation, Erlangen, 2002
N.N: CiA 102 DS V2.0 CAN physical layer for industrial applications, CAN in Automation, Erlangen, 2005
N.N: CiA 301 DS V4.1: CANopen application layer and communication profile, CAN in Automation, Erlangen, 2006
A. Grzemba, H.-C. von der Wense: LIN-Bus Systeme Protokolle, Franzis Verlag, 2005
N.N.: FlexRay Communications System Protocol Specification Version 2.1, FlexRay Konsortium, 2005

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module offered in:
WS 2006/07
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