facilities

Major Research Projects

I. Vehicle dynamics and highway safety
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Study on load security and off-road transportation of logs. Experimental rig for validation of liquid slosh in tank vehicles. Investigation of bus suspension system and ride quality.
Dynamic study of off-road vehicle. Nova bus front axle testing.

 

II. Design and Performance Analysis of Vehicle Sub-Systems
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Scale 1/4 car model for testing Laboratory testing Laterally suspended seat system Laboratory testing
Characterization of seat cushion Suspension seat Suspension seat being tested on the seat simulation

 

III. Vehicle Simulator: Ergonomics and Human Vibration
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Development of Cab suspension Development of Cab suspension Development of Cab suspension Seat simulation
Test setup for hand-arm studies Test setup for hand-arm studies Test setup for hand-arm studies

 

IV. Micromechatronics
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Deflected cantilever beams Thermal actuator Released cantilever plates from the silicon chip Dr. Ion Stiharu

 

V. Acoustics and Thermoacoustics
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Noise pickup setup (Acoustics Lab) Thermoacoustics setup (Acoustics Lab) Thermoacoustics setup (Acoustics Lab)