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Advanced Powertrain Research Facility: Benchmarking Vehicle Technologies on a Chassis Dynamometer in a Thermal Chamber

October 11, 2012 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Presenter 
Henning Lohse-Busch (ES)
Location 
Building 213 (Cafeteria)
Type 
Meeting
Series 
Partnerships Series
Henning Lohse-Busch (ES) will present "Advanced Powertrain Research Facility: Benchmarking Vehicle Technologies on a Chassis Dynamometer in a Thermal Chamber" at the next Partnerships Meeting Thursday, October 11, from noon to 1 p.m., in the Building 213 Cafeteria, Private Dining Rooms.

Abstract:
Argonne's Advanced Powertrain Research Facility (APRF) recently completed the thermal chamber upgrade around the four wheel drive chassis dynamometer.

More information on the APRF.

The presentation will:

  • Discuss vehicle testing on a chassis dynamometer
  • Introduce the APRF's test capabilities
  • Show the impact of ambient temperatures on energy consumption for an electric vehicle
  • Provide interesting sample results and analysis of hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles