IIT Delhi establishes state-of-the-art laboratories at Centre for Automotive Research, Tribology

Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Delhi’s CART is a new centre established in May 2019 to focus on electric vehicle technologies.

IIT Delhi establishes state-of-the-art laboratories at Centre for Automotive Research, Tribology
Anu Parthiban | Nov 7, 2021 - 3:22 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: State-of-the-art Battery Research, Charging Infrastructure and Automotive Health Monitoring (AHM) laboratories have been recently inaugurated at the Centre for Automotive Research and Tribology (CART), IIT Delhi. Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Delhi’s CART is a new centre established in May 2019 to focus on electric vehicle technologies.

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V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi inaugurated the laboratories in the presence of AK Ganguli, Deputy Director, (Strategy & Planning); BK Panigrahi, Head, CART and other senior functionaries of the Institute.

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Speaking on the occasion, Ramgopal Rao said, “CART at IIT Delhi has collaborated with various automotive industries in the country and working to solve technological challenges faced by them. These laboratories will take the ongoing research work at CART to a new level and many cutting-edge technologies will reach to the industry from here.”

“The Battery Research laboratory is equipped with advanced equipment for battery testing at cell, module and pack levels. Apart from the batteries, testing on Battery Management System (BMS) in master-slave configuration is carried out to check any faulty cell condition, by integrating cloud BMS and Digital Twin,” the official statement read.

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The official notice further said that the AHM laboratory is equipped with high-end equipment for condition monitoring and automotive Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) testing. “The team uses different diagnostic techniques such as vibration analysis, current monitoring, noise monitoring, infrared thermography, acoustic emission etc. for the fault detection using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT),” it added


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