Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus
Founded in 1991, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus is an internationally accepted, innovation-oriented small university with about 6,750 students and about 1,300 employees. It operates teaching and research on highest international level, with the focus on environment, energy, material, construction as well as information and communication technology and combines internationality with regional respect through teaching and research in a real laboratory.
The Chair of Automotive Technologies and Drives is integrated in the Institute of Traffic Engineering (ITE) and treats in research and teaching the basics and applications of the vehicle and drive technology, the motorcycle technology and alternative drives. The research focuses here are particularly in the field of thermal and energy management of vehicle drives (engine and drive train) including implementation and validation of certain measures. Furthermore, there are extensive experiences in the simulation of waste heat utilization concepts and cooling systems as well as in the evaluation of fuel consumption and emission potentials in legal cycles as well as in real-life customer drives.
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automotive, chassis dynamometer, development processes, dynamometer, engine test ebd, measuring equipment, powertrain, R&D, transmission test