Test Bench Infrastructure

Available components

  • micro drive for auxiliary power and towing capacity measurements
  • high-precision torque measurement technique (HBM T12)
  • analysers for electrical power output measurement 1- and 3-phase (ZES Zimmer)
  • flow-rate meter for fuel consumption measurements (Pierburg PLU, Swissline Uniflowmaster)
  • damage early detection system, level- and spectrum based (RedAnt MIG16)
  • device for application of axle loads to the tested (commercial/utility) vehicle axis
  • gear shift automat (GIF GSE2)
  • adaption gear to adapt the test item characteristics to the testing machine (high revolution, high torque, …)


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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