O.Pfeiffer, A.Ayre, C.Keyde "Embedded Networking with CAN and CANopen"
Publisher: Copperhill Technologies Corporation | English | 2008 | ISBN:0976511622 | 553 pages | PDF | 6.3 MB
CAN (Controller Area Network) is a serial communication protocol that was originally developed for the automobile industry. CAN is far superior to conventional serial technologies such as RS232 in regards to functionality and reliability and yet CAN implementations are more cost effective. CANopen, a higher layer protocol based on CAN, provides the means to apply the ingenious CAN features to a variety of industrial-strength applications.