This course is designed to familiarize test engineers with the ECU Test System and create test sequences.
Course Last Release Date or Version Number: 1.0
Instructor-led Virtual: Five (5) four hour sessions plus exercises
Test Development Engineers
Exercises are performed during the 2nd half of class each day within a four-hour window
ECU Test System (ECUTS-16000) with the Terminator X ITA and DUTs
Develop a test sequence using the ECU Test System’s hardware and software
Use TestStand to create, execute and debug a test sequence
Interface with the ECU Test Systems’ instruments using the TestStand ECU Toolkit, NI Switch Executive and NI Drivers
Combine switches and fault insertion units to extend the testing capabilities of the on-board instruments
Getting to know your ECU Test System
Identify the different hardware and software components of the ECU Test System, find support and understand the course project.
Introduction to the Course Project and DUT
Describe the course DUT connectivity, capabilities, and Test Plan.
Introducing your Test Executive: TestStand
Learn how to navigate the TestStand sequence editor and build a simple TestStand sequence.
Connecting to the DUT
Route signals to and from your ECU using the mass interconnect and on-board switch instruments.
Powering the DUT
Explore different options to power the DUT.
Communicating with the DUT
Communicate with your DUT over a standard protocol (CAN) and other options available in ECU Test System.
Generating and Acquiring Signals
Use the tester’s instruments to generate and acquire signals.
Testing DUT Faults
Use the NI-SLSC Fault Insertion Units (FIUs) to insert faults on DUT pins.
Sinking Power with RMX Electronic Loads
Use RMX electronic loads to simulate real-world electronic loads.
Customizing and Debugging your Test Sequence
Customize the TestStand report and use a variety of tools to debug a TestStand sequence running on the ECU Test System.
Deploying your Test Program
Deploy test code from a development PC to an ECU Test System.