Battery Conditioning and Powernet Testing


  • controlled charging/discharging of batteries to desired state of charge (SoC)
  • cyclic conditioning of batteries
  • verification of vehicle powernet topologies and operating strategies

Technical Data

  • charging by the use of standard battery chargers or power supplies up to 400 A
  • discharging with constant current (600 A), constant resistance and constant power (5.6 kW)
  • engine load emulation up to 18 kW
  • verification of 12 V / 48 V topologies
  • components featuring diverse communication interfaces can be integrated in test setup
  • batteries can be tested over a range of -10°C to 50°C


Damian Backes M.Sc.
Manager Research Area
Energy Management and Drivetrains
+49 241 80 25420


Institute for Automotive Engineering
RWTH Aachen University
Steinbachstraße 7
52074 Aachen · Germany
+49 241 80 25600

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