Highly Dynamic Tyre Test Rig “HyReP”


  • investigation of highly dynamic stiffness and damping characteristics of passenger car and motorsports tyres
  • investigation of the influence of wheel load fluctuations on side force generation
  • vertical excitation up to 50 Hz, with or without slip angle

Technical Data

  • max. wheel load: 20 kN
  • max. speed: 120 km/h
  • drum diameter: 2.5 m
  • static side slip angle: ± 6°
  • wheel dimensions: 13″ - 20″
  • max. excitation frequency: 50 Hz (depending on wheel mass and amplitude)


Dominik Werner M.Sc.
Manager Research Area
Vehicle Dynamics & Acoustics
+49 241 80 29383


Institute for Automotive Engineering
RWTH Aachen University
Steinbachstraße 7
52074 Aachen · Germany

+49 241 80 25600

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