The scope involves CAN (Controller Area Network) based, serial data communications using time-triggered technology in a real-time and deterministic fashion and suitable for supporting safety critical applications.
SafeCAN is a communication system architecture using time-triggered principles based on the CAN protocol thus providing a low cost solution for the design of vehicle system architectures. SafeCAN has been demonstrated and used in several applications and currently there is a need to develop and/or document a report to include: 1. SafeCAN application domains and examples 2. A SafeCAN based design process and methodology for real-time, deterministic, and safety-critical applications 3. A SafeCAN reference design including hardware and software considerations 4. Application design, implementation, testing, and validation considerations 5. A list of performance measures with typical results to illustrate SafeCAN performance