Department of Automotive Engineering

GATE Lab Equipment

DC Loads

1. NHR 6kW (Vmax: 50V, Imax: 120A   /or/   Vmax: 5V, Imax: 1200A)

1. NHR 6kW (Vmax: 50V, Imax: 120A   /or/   Vmax: 5V, Imax: 1200A)

2. Amrel 48kW (Vmax: 400V, Imax: 1200A)

Amrel 48kW (Vmax: 400V, Imax: 1200A)

DC Power Supplies

1. Amrel 10kW (Vmax: 50V, Imax: 200A)

Amrel 10kW (Vmax: 50V, Imax: 200A)

2. Amrel 105kW (Vmax: 600V, Imax: 175A)

Amrel 105kW (Vmax: 600V, Imax: 175A)

Thermal and Humidity Chamber

  • Manufacturer: Espec
  • Model: ESX-4CW Platinous Temperature & Humidity Chamber
  • Temp range: -70 to 180 degrees Celsius
  • Humidity range: 10 to 98% Relative Humidity (no live load)
  • Interior workspace dimensions (W X D X H): 100 X 90 X 100 cm

Features: spark resistant interior, electro-magnetic door lock, pressure-relief blow-out port, carbon dioxide fire suppression system, two 4 inch cable ports on the left side of the chamber.

environmental chamber


Data Acquisition and Control

dspace

dSPACE MicroAutobox 1401 platform, 3 units

dSPACE MicroAutobox 1401 platform, 3 units

dSPACE 1104 platform, 3 units

dSPACE 1104 platform, 3 units

Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Unit

  • Manufacturer: Solartron
  • Model: 1280C
  • Frequency range: 1mHz to 20kH

Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy

DC Bus System

  • Easy connection of DC power supply, DC load, and battery pack to DC bus


DC bus system

Misc. Lab Features

Other GATE lab feaures:
Located next to engine dyno for hybrid vehicle powertrain testing