Contact person:Dr.-Ing. Roman Henze

 

Experimental and test vehicles

  • test vehicles (FWD, AWD, RWD, Hybrid, AT, MT, DCT)
  • experimental vehicle TEASY (Testing & Engineering for Automotive Systems)
  • ergonomics mockup
  • road profile measuring system

Test rigs with hydropulse cylinders

  • hydraulic facility with 10 digital control loops

    • full vehicle test rig with four-point excitation
    • 4 DOF seat test rig
    • triaxial axle test rig
    • 1⁄4 vehicle
    • single cylinder with climatic chamber for temperatures between -40°C and 110°C
    • component test rigs
  • electro-dynamic vibration test rig

Roller dynamometers

  • 2-axle test rig (560 kW, 300 km/h)
  • 1-axle test rig (200 kW, 200 km/h)
  • 1-axle test rig (power brake 200 kW)

Tyre and chassis test rigs

  • tyre test rig for characteristic determinations and endurance tests
  • test rig for measuring the dynamic longitudinal tyre stiffness
  • axle/elastokinematic test rig
  • component test rig with environment simulation (corrosion)

Acoustics test facilities

  • large semi-anechoic chamber (lower frequency limit 85 Hz) with roller dynamometer
  • small semi-anechoic chamber (lower frequency limit 100 Hz) with gear rattle test rig
  • reverberation chamber (lower frequency limit 200 Hz)

Drivetrain and brakes test rigs

  • test rig for drivetrain components and brakes (110kW)
  • loss torque test rig for wheel bearings, drivetrain elements etc.
  • test rig for friction lining
  • test rig for multidisc clutches

Crash and deformation test rigs

  • quasi-static deformation facility (compressive force of 100 t)
  • test rig for static torsion tests
  • crash facility

Workshops and laboratories

  • garage
  • mechanical workshop
  • electronics laboratory

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