Light Duty Chassis Dynamometer

The Light Duty Chassis Dynamometer tests vehicles with an electric machine underground that absorbs power and provides resistance to the vehicle. The vehicle is placed on rollers that offer varying levels of resistance, similar to a treadmill. Click on the image to view a video of the dyno at work.



  • Two 24' in roll chassis dyno available for vehicle-based testing at 150 HP
  • Drivers aid station available that allows the driving of standard or user defined driving cycles
  • Horiba Mexa 7500 with V&F H2 Analyzer for measurement of gas species
  • Dual line analyzer provides two 5-gas lines plus measurement of H2 from an independent analyze
  • ETAS ES1000 Calibration system supports calibration of various ECU’s via CAN bus or ETK interface
  • dSpace MicroAutobox provides rapid-prototyping capability for developing algorithims for engine control
  • 128-Channel Data Acquisition System permits the acquisition of up to 64 analog inputs and 64 thermocouple inputs with sampling rates of up to 10 kHz
  • Laminar Flow Element mobile device provides precision measurement of air flow rate for accurate measurement of engine air flow
  • Standard Engine Lab Hardware provides inventory of pressure transducers, UEGO sensors and other items available for research project use

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