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AVL PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

DYNOS AND DRIVES

DYNOPERFORM
EDDY CURRENT DYNAMOMETERS

"The best choice of dynamometer world-wide" AVL EC dynamometers are based on the eddy current principle. A direct current to the coils creates a magnetic field within the cradled body. When the rotor rotates the field density varies and eddy currents are induced in the surface of the stator rings surrounding the rotor. The magnetic field lines of the eddy currents are directly opposed to the exciter field and have a braking effect on the rotor. This braking effect is proportional to the excitation current. The torque, which is thus applied to the cradled housing, is measured using a strain gauge load cell. A digital speed pick-up is used to measure the rotational speed. From these values the power of the test engine is calculated. This power is converted into heat and taken off by the cooling water which flows through the stator rings.

AVL List GmbH Hans-List-Platz 1, A-8020 Graz, Austria E-mail: info@avl.com, http://www.avl.com

ITS-PD DynoPerform Date: 12.02.2009

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Areas of Usage / Applications


Research & Development Excellent control characteristics mean that a single EC dynamometer is suitable for testing a wide range of engine sizes and types (gasoline/diesel). EC dynamometers are employed to test the function and endurance of practically every engine component from the development phase to series production (e.g. bearings, belts (fan/timing), catalytic converters, ECUs, exhaust systems, filters, injection systems, lubricants, pistons, piston rings, plugs (glow/spark), pumps, radiators, seals, starters, turbo chargers etc.) Suitable for steady-state and transient test applications Quality Control Validation of engine performance Verification of fuel consumption, emissions etc. Production End-of-line "hot test" to validate manufacturing standards

Your Benefits at a Glance


Low investment and installation costs Designed to cover an extensive range of customer applications Excellent torque and speed control stability over whole performance range; very fast response time, when used with AVLs digital control units. High measuring accuracy Suitable for both steady-state and transient testing Modern, symmetrical space-saving design High torque in the low speed range High permissible coupling loads Renowned durability and long service life User-friendly handling and operation Fast delivery Upgrade from stand-alone to fully automated test bed possible

AVL List GmbH Hans-List-Platz 1, A-8020 Graz, Austria E-mail: info@avl.com, http://www.avl.com

ITS-PD DynoPerform Date: 12.02.2009

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Features:
Dry gap EC dynamometer with drum rotor

High torque measurement system accuracy ( 0.2% F.S.) and repeatability Digital speed measurement accuracy: 1 rpm/1 digit Exceptional control and response characteristics

Fully controlled power unit for fast loading and unloading High torque at low speeds High power draw Renowned durability and long service life High permissible coupling loads High centre line Low maintenance Cooling water flow and temperature monitoring
Subject to change without notice

AVL List GmbH Hans-List-Platz 1, A-8020 Graz, Austria E-mail: info@avl.com, http://www.avl.com

ITS-PD DynoPerform Date: 12.02.2009

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