Advanced CAN (Controller Area Network) Tool

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The CAN interface cards that are currently in use are PCMCIA based and use a microprocessor and CAN chip that are no longer in production. The long-term support of the SGT CAN interface is of concern due to this issue along with performance inadequacies and technical support. The CAN bus is at the heart of the SGT trailer. If the CAN bus in the SGT trailer cannot be maintained adequately, then the trailer itself cannot be maintained adequately. These concerns led to the need for a CRADA to help develop a new product that would be called the ''Gryphon'' CAN ... continued below

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Terry, D.J. March 17, 2000.

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  • Kansas City Plant (U.S.)
    Publisher Info: Kansas City Plant, Kansas City, MO (United States)
    Place of Publication: Kansas City, Missouri

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The CAN interface cards that are currently in use are PCMCIA based and use a microprocessor and CAN chip that are no longer in production. The long-term support of the SGT CAN interface is of concern due to this issue along with performance inadequacies and technical support. The CAN bus is at the heart of the SGT trailer. If the CAN bus in the SGT trailer cannot be maintained adequately, then the trailer itself cannot be maintained adequately. These concerns led to the need for a CRADA to help develop a new product that would be called the ''Gryphon'' CAN tool. FM and T provided manufacturing expertise along with design criteria to ensure SGT compatibility and long-term support. FM and T also provided resources for software support. Dearborn provided software and hardware design expertise to implement the necessary requirements. Both partners worked around heavy internal workloads to support completion of the project. This CRADA establishes a US source for an item that is very critical to support the SGT project. The Dearborn Group had the same goal to provide a US alternative to German suppliers. The Dearborn Group was also interested in developing a CAN product that has performance characteristics that place the Gryphon in a class by itself. This enhanced product not only meets and exceeds SGT requirements; it has opened up options that were not even considered before the project began. The cost of the product is also less than the European options.

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OSTI as DE00752339

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  • Other Information: PBD: 17 Mar 2000

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  • Report No.: KCP-613-6313
  • Report No.: CRADA 96KCP1029
  • Grant Number: AC04-76DP00613
  • DOI: 10.2172/752339 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 752339
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc709204

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  • March 17, 2000

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Terry, D.J. Advanced CAN (Controller Area Network) Tool, report, March 17, 2000; Kansas City, Missouri. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc709204/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.