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ECU

(Electronic Control Unit) An automotive electronics module that contains an embedded system. Today's vehicles may have 75 or more ECUs that control just about everything, including the operation of the engine, transmission, doors, windows, airbags and the user interface. See embedded system, automotive Ethernet and hardware-in-the-loop.
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In order to enter a service mode all ECUs of a vehicle receive dedicated commands via the network.
Given the importance of understanding the intervening conditions in nursing care management in ECUs, this study presents and discusses only the categories relative to these as they relate to the phenomenon of nursing care management, insofar as intervening conditions are responsible for including the facilitating and hindering aspects of the phenomenon.
This exacerbates the zero-defect tolerance of most mission-critical ECUs, from electronic-based braking systems to airbags.
ECUS business development director Erica Kemp said: "This is a natural move for us as we continue to expand and the transition period has been much less challenging than anticipated thanks to the strength, experience and availability of the Atlas IM team.
Designers of new residential projects or renovations, as well as SCI/D hospital and long-term-care facilities, should provide the infrastructure, specify appliances, and select electronic devices compatible with the ECUs available in the marketplace.
The new lab will begin with ECU testing for all automotive Electronic control units and later other products in non-Automotive areas.
Without changing the network and ECU architecture, cost reductions can be achieved through the reduced carbon dioxide emissions resulting from this approach.
1 based ECUs are on the road today and no later than 2011 we'll have cars with the whole ECU network based on release 4.
TargetLink software generates code for production-type ECUs automatically from the MATLAB/SimulinldStateflow environment and increases the quality of produced code while facilitating the development and implementation of control systems, dSPACE HIL simulators can be used to create a virtual, real-time environment that enables test scenarios to be run systematically and reproducibly.
Nordic contends that the Air Rover proposal failed to meet material solicitation requirements in that the awardee did not propose to provide ECUs with the same NSNs as those included in product descriptions under four contract line item numbers (CLIN) for various types and sizes of required ECUs.
By providing a central, common storage for all the implement ECUs on the CAN bus, the File Server facilitates operator convenience, reduces cost of implement ECUs, and eases integration of third-party products.