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DLG powermix on the dynamometer

  • Claudia Pieke
  • Waldemar Stark
  • Felix Pfister
  • Christian Schyr
Development Measuring Techniques
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John Deere implemented the end customer test DLG PowerMix to its dynamometer in the development centre in Mannheim. A test solution from AVL turns the test bed into a powerful X-in-the-loop test and development environment. The engineers can now make accurate predictions about the specific fuel consumption in work and transportation cycles long before the tractors are finally constructed. This innovative model-based test method, which is embedded into a robust, industrialised process, helps to save time and money. It also provides important insights into the dependencies of the subsystems in the overall vehicle under real-world customer operating conditions.

Motivation

The DLG PowerMix, a testing process of the German Agricultural Society (DLG), has become a de facto standard for testing the fuel consumption of tractors. The test is practice-oriented because it determines the specific operating costs (diesel, urea) in the most common agricultural workloads. Traction, PTO and hydraulics...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudia Pieke
    • 1
  • Waldemar Stark
    • 1
  • Felix Pfister
    • 2
  • Christian Schyr
    • 3
  1. 1.John Deere GmbH & Co. KGMannheimGermany
  2. 2.AVL List GmbHGrazAustria
  3. 3.AVL Deutschland GmbHBietigheim-BissingenGermany

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