CAN dictionary

Explains vocabulary and abbreviations used in CAN technology

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J1939 application profile

The application profile defined by SAE ( specifies the in-vehicle communication in trucks and buses. It defines the communication services as well as the signals including the mapping into CAN data frames by means of PGNs (parameter group numbers).

J2284 bit timing

Bit timing definitions by SAE for in-vehicle networks in passenger cars for 250 kbit/s and 500 kbit/s.

J2411 single wire CAN

Single-wire transmission specification by SAE for CAN networks. The bit rate is limited to 40 kbit/s.

Source CANdictionary (2016) - CiA CAN in Automation -