CANopen Protocol Implementation Training

Duration: 2 days

Date: On request

Type: Inter and Intra-company

Level: Project manager, engineers, technicians

Course material: French

Location: In our branches, on site or remotely

Rate per participant in-house: On request

Our commitments

  • Customised interventions (in-house)
  • An offer improved according to our feedback and our technological watch of the market
  • Speakers from engineering backgrounds with proven operational experience
  • Practice-oriented training
  • More than 20 years of experience in training related to embedded developments, network architectures, real-time kernels, automation.
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This course is about the CANopen protocol which is the network and application layers supported by the Controller Area Network (CAN) fieldbus. Both theoretical and practical, this course will give you an understanding of the CANopen protocol and enable you to implement it in your projects and products.

Participants / Prerequisites

Knowledge of field networks, especially the CAN bus

Educational objectives of the course

Through this training you will learn :

  • CAN bus fundamentals
  • CANopen messaging services
  • The principle of the object dictionary
  • The development of a CANopen network architecture
  • Management and configuration of the entire network in operation
  • Implementation of the CANopen protocol through practical examples


Introduction CAN / CANopen

Communication model

Network management

The NMT layer
Status of nodes
Network services

CiA-301 communication profiles

The object dictionary
Communication object
Error handling

CiA-401 Device Profile

Digital inputs/outputs
Analogue inputs/outputs
Pre-Defined Connection Set
Default PDO Mapping

Configuration files

File structure
Compliance testing

To go further

Layer Setting Service - CANopen Safety - Flying Master


Course material is given to each trainee in pdf format


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