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Introduction to Multiplexing and CAN bus Systems

This course is designed to give automotive electricians a range of general principles of design, operation and testing techniques for the new CAN Bus systems.

Overview

This course is designed to give automotive electricians a range of general principles of design, operation and testing techniques for the new CAN Bus systems. There will also be brief demonstrations of testing techniques.

Topics covered on this short course include:

  • Basics of CAN Bus and multiplexing, including history, advantages, examples, distributed functionality and signal protocols.
  • CAN Bus specifics are cited, with slow and fast speed, CAN Bus architecture, terminating resistors and vehicle examples.
  • Diagnostic issues will be applied to vehicles, including using oscilloscopes or meters for diagnosis, dead bus or trouble code diagnosis, bus architecture, module swapping and VIN programming, and sample diagnostic problems.
  • Voltage drop principles are compared with wiring voltages.
  • Fibre optic systems and strategy of repair.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Unitec Certificate of Attendance.

Pre-requisites
None.

Duration
4.5 hours in 1 day.

Fee
See fees in the "Classes" section below.

Minimum Enrolment Number
6 students.
This is the minimum number of students required to run the class. Should this not be reached, the class will be cancelled. Students will be notified ahead of closure should this occur. Before you make any travel or accomodation arrangements, please check that your course is running.

Maximum Enrolment Number
12 students

Course Code
TTECS086

Available Classes
See the classes section below. If these dates don't suit you and/or if you're interested in being notified of future upcoming, please Register your interest in this short course.