List of Abbreviations

API

Application Programming Interface. An interface between software components.

DC

Direct Current A voltage/current supply with frequency 0Hz.

DUT

Device under Test. A DUT is a product or system undergoing a test. The test is performed by the devices connected to the DUT. In the context of this manual the Ethernet-Mux is a considered part of the test-system and the Ethernet-Mux is intended to be connected to the DUT.

EMI

Electromagnetic Interference. EMI describes interference in systems caused by electromagnetic radiation generated by other devices or the system itself. EMI can lead to restrictions in functionality or malfunctions.

ESD

Electrostatic Discharge. This event describes the sudden flow of electric charge between a charged body and an electric device. The energy released during this event can damage the electric device.

ISP

In System Programmer A tool that allows uploading new firmware to a device without requiring disassembly or other invasive actions.

LSS

Layer Setting Services. A CANopen protocol that allows the configuration of individual node ids and communication bitrates.

PoE

Power over Ethernet A standard that allows using Ethernet cabling to supply power and data to a device.

REST

Representational State Transfer. A paradigm for the design of APIs. The lxa-iobus-server provides a REST API on top of HTTP.