Research Facilities

  Test bench RWTH Aachen | VKA

The chair for Combustion Engines (VKA) operates different modern research facilities for the development of current and future power train systems.

The Institute for Combustion Engines in total runs 33 engine test benches and special test benches for flow analyses, fuel cells and engine components as well as special acoustical measuring and evaluation systems, a highly dynamic (transient) test bench and an air-conditioned emission chassis dynamometer.

All facilities are equipped with modern, high-quality exhaust gas measuring systems. Furthermore, laboratory and technical areas like a chemistry laboratory, measuring technology laboratory, electronic laboratory, the mechanical workshop and the test bench workshop area available.