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FlexRay Protocol: Objectives and Features

  • Dong-Seong KimEmail author
  • Hoa Tran-Dang
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Part of the Computer Communications and Networks book series (CCN)

Abstract

In industrial networks, many mechanical controlling parts have been replaced with electronic control units (ECU). Such ECUs have been deployed and implemented in industrial automation modes to control the system as well as provide information to other on-board devices and users such as telephones and entertainment systems in vehicles. However, an increasing number and complexity of applications using ECUs has led to the development of new in-vehicle communication systems, as well as techniques to simplify the development of applications utilizing multiple ECUs. Different types of communication protocols are currently being used in different automobiles such as Controller Area Network (CAN) and FlexRay. FlexRay is a potential replacement for CAN, a bus for inter-ECU communication in many vehicles today since FlexRay can support high data rate, time/event-triggered behavior, deterministic, fault-tolerance and redundancy for the network communications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ICT Convergence EngineeringKumoh National Institute of TechnologyGumiKorea (Republic of)

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