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This directory lists and explains abbreviations that appear in Embedded Academy e-learnings.

  • Alle
  • Automotive SPICE®
  • AUTOSAR
  • Cryptography
  • Electrification
  • EV Charging

ASPICE

ASPICE

Automotive Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination
Standard in the automotive industry, which is based on the current version of the ISO/IEC 330xx series.

AUTOSAR

AUTOSAR

AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture
Standard which establishes an open and standardized software architecture for automotive electronic control units.

CAN

CAN

Controller Area Network
High speed bus system.

DTC

DTC

Direct Torque Control
method used in variable-frequency drives to control the torque (and thus finally the speed) of three-phase AC electric motors.

ECU

ECU

Electronic Control Unit

FOC

FOC

Field Oriented Control
Vector control for the control of electric motors.

OFDM

OFDM

Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
Modulation method in high-level communication for electrical charging.

OTA

OTA

Over-the-air
Vehicle updates via the Internet.

PLC

PLC

Powerline Communication
Information is transmitted via a power cable.

PWM

PWM

Pulse Width Modulation
Modulation type in which a technical quantity alternates between two values.

VFD

VFD

Variable-frequency drive
Frequency converter.

XOR

XOR

Exclusive-or
Logic operation for two elements.

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