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Automotive Ethernet - The Definitive Guide
Automotive Ethernet - The Definitive Guide
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The Go-To Reference on the Exciting New Technology of Automotive Ethernet

Featuring a foreword by Bob Metcalfe, inventor of Ethernet!

Ethernet, the most widely-used local area networking technology in the world, is moving from the server rooms of automobile manufacturers to their vehicles. As the quantity and variety of electronic devices in cars continues to grow, Ethernet promises to improve performance and enable increasingly powerful and useful applications in vehicles. Automotive Ethernet – The Definitive Guide explains how industry-standard Ethernet technology has been adapted via Broadcom's new BroadR-Reach® standard to bring Ethernet hardware, and applications that run upon it, to the automotive world.

Topics covered:
This extensive volume covers automotive electromagnetic, environmental and electrical requirements; network fundamentals and the OSI Reference Model; IEEE Project 802 structure and working groups; IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) Physical Layer and Media Access Control, including BroadR-Reach®, MAC addressing, frame formats and hardware devices; a comparison of Ethernet to traditional automotive networks such as CAN, LIN, MOST and FlexRay; and the TCP/IP protocol suite, including IPv4/IPv6, ICMP, ARP, NAT, TCP, UDP, and Diagnostics over IP (DoIP). In addition, the Audio Video Bridging (AVB) suite used to transport media over Ethernet is covered, including key underlying standards: SRP (IEEE 802.1Qat), FQTSS (IEEE 802.1Qav), gPTP (IEEE 802.1AS), and AVTP (IEEE 1722). The book also describes how diagnostics differ in an Ethernet environment, and details some of the tools available for measurement, calibration and diagnostics (MCD).

Intended Audience:
  • Electronics engineers, network communication engineers, testers, and technicians involved in automotive electronics development. If you’re an automotive engineer who currently does any type of testing, validation, or development on CAN, LIN, FlexRay, MOST, or other automotive networks, then this book is for you.
  • Ethernet hardware engineers and network application designers who want to learn about Automotive Ethernet and how it differs from traditional Ethernet implementations.
  • Android, Linux, iOS, and Windows developers. As Ethernet is implemented more widely in vehicles, and new functionality becomes possible, the demand will grow for expertise in using these operating systems and other computer systems on Ethernet.
  • Engineers and software developers in training at the university level.