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Founder of CANbus Academy. Electrical engineer with 12+ years designing vehicle electrical and electronic systems.

General Dynamics gets CAN protocol training from CANbus Academy

CANbus Academy founder, Igor Ramos, at the General Dynamics facility in Herndon, VA
CANbus Academy founder, Igor Ramos, at the General Dynamics facility in Herndon, VA

Austin, TX (December 15, 2014) — General Dynamics, the world’s fifth-largest defense contractor, has chosen CANbus Academy to provide them with a 3-day training on CAN protocol, ECU Design and CAN systems integration.

Training took place at the General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems facility in Herndon, VA from December 8 through December 10, where a group of 10 engineers and scientists, experts in developing advanced information systems for defense applications, expanded their knowledge in CAN-technology.

“CAN” stands for Controller Area Network and is a networking protocol widely used in automotive, marine, machinery, rail, industrial and medical applications.

“ECU” stands for Electronic Control Unit and is a generic term for any embedded system that controls one or more of the electrical systems or subsystems in a motor vehicle.

The Course Project, the highpoint of the training, provided the students with an exciting challenge and a way to demonstrate the concepts they had learned. Their assignment was to build a Battle Tank. The class successfully delivered 8 ECUs interconnected with CAN network to perform the tank’s propulsion and weapons systems.

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