Automotive engineering

Ask a scientist: Ethanol & car performanceSeptember 13, 2013

Does ethanol extend or decrease your gas mileage?

The secret lives of scientists & engineers: Mike KernSeptember 13, 2013

Meet scientists from Argonne with unusual hobbies and interests—and how they bring science to bear on them. Mike Kern is an Argonne engineer by day, but on weekends, he's a crew chief for the National Hot Rod Association.

Three Argonne projects win DOE funding to improve vehicle technologiesSeptember 12, 2013

Argonne has received $4.7 million from the DOE for three projects to develop new vehicle technologies, including capacitors, electrochemical couples and electrolytes for batteries intended for hybrid and electric vehicles.

Vehicle Modeling, Simulation and Controls

Modeling and simulation produce research results without the cost and time spent creating working prototypes

Autonomie: Automotive System Design

Argonne’s Autonomie is a MATLAB©-based software environment and framework for automotive control system design, simulation and analysis.

Autonomie is capable of

Turning up the heat: Argonne’s thermal cell facility puts vehicles to the testAugust 30, 2012

Argonne’s world-class Advanced Powertrain Research Facility now includes a thermal chamber that can deliver temperatures ranging from frigid cold to sweltering heat.