ESX.3cs: Programming of the controller with C

Seminar ID 90442
Identifier PRG3CSC
Course type Classroom Based Training
Duration 3 Days
Target audience Developers
Price 2070 €


The course explains the hardware functions of the ESX.3cs controller and the programming with C including the STW-specific software, compiler and tools.

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


The participant

  • Knows hard- and software requirements for programming the ESX.3cs
  • 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
  • Is able to upload software on the ESX.3cs, 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.3cs
    • Starter Kit
    • Mainboard, supplies, GND concept, pin assignment, main switch
    • Inputs / Outputs, NAMUR and SENT interfaces
    • Ethernet interface, CAN-bus, RS232, LIN
  • Software development environment
    • Installation of the software
    • Setup of the software
    • Compiler
  • Functions of the STW-API
  • CAN bus
    • Introduction
    • Initialize, read and process data of CAN-objects
    • Application layer: SAE J1939 and CANopen
  • STW-Tools
    • Introduction to openSYDE
    • Flashing, parametrizing, monitoring, visualizing
    • Code generation, data administration on laptop and controller
  • Debugger
    • Introduction of the hardware solution
    • Demonstration of the Lauterbach hardware debugger

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