AUTO-216: Chassis Dynamometer

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Chassis Dynamometer
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
2 (for 15-week classes)
AUTO-105, AUTO-121, and AUTO-131 or Instructor Permission
Course Description

An advanced-level course in the purpose, construction and operation of the automotive chassis dynamometer. Demonstrates how to conduct vehicle tests of horsepower and torque, and covers setup of various sensor types and adaptation. Including how to correctly place and secure a vehicle on the dynamometer, how to instrument the vehicle, how to set up and run tests on the vehicle, how to log data, and how to interpret that data. Successful completion of this course will prepare the student for working in the field using dynamometers for OEM manufacturers and 3rd party R&D suppliers.

Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2024 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.