At the IMS, test bench concepts are being developed to meet the changing requirements. Examples include the Car-in-the-Loop test bench and the longitudinally dynamic driving simulator Driveception.
The car-in-the-loop test bench should enable the simultaneous examination of all mechatronic vehicle systems. Drive, steering and chassis can be tested together with this patented test bench concept.
The Driving Simulation Driveception is a test environment for the evaluation and assessment of longitudinal dynamic maneuvers such as start-up and gear shifting processes.
Multimodal investigations are used to identify relevant factors on the perception of vehicle longitudinal dynamics. For this purpose, accelerations of up to 6 m/s² can be realized in a range of motion of ±5 m. In addition to the use of new technologies such as head-mounted displays, the innovation of this test bench concept lies in the significantly reduced complexity compared to driving simulators with similar characteristics.