ESX.3cm: Programming of the controller with C

Seminar ID 80268
Identifier PRG3CMC
Course type Classroom Based Training
Duration 3 Days
Target audience Developers
Price 2490 €


The course explains the hardware functions and the programming of the ESX.3cm controller with C including the STW-specific software, plug-ins, libraries and tools.

The course is intended for developers, who will program own applications for the ESX.3cm.


The participant

  • Knows hard- and software requirements for programming the ESX.3cm
  • Knows the STW technical documentation and is able to use it for target-oriented research
  • Is able to program own applications with C and the STW software package
  • Knows the debugger solutions
  • Is able to upload software on the ESX.3cm, change parameters and monitor the controller


Basic knowledge of programming electronic controllers.

Programming skills in the programming language "C".

Course Content

  • Introduction to the hardware of the ESX.3cm
    • Starter Kit
    • Mainboard, supplies, GND concept, pin assignment, main relays
    • Inputs / Outputs and their grouping, NAMUR and SENT interfaces
    • Ethernet interface, CAN, other communication interfaces
    • Hints for mounting
  • Software development environment
    • Installation of the software
    • Setup of the software ESX.3cm compiler
    • openSYDE
    • WinFlash, KEFEX RAM-View
    • Data organization on the laptop and on the controller
    • Functions of the STW-API
  • CAN Bus
    • Introduction
    • Initialize, read and process data of CAN-objects
    • Application layer: SAE J1939 and CANopen
  • Debugger
    • Introduction of the hardware solution
    • Demonstration of the Lauterbach hardware debugger

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