Having capabilities to support OEM and TIER 1 suppliers in the development of their engines and systems, Applus IDIADA as engine engineering expertise focuses on engine calibration for performances and emissions of both light-duty applications as passenger cars, light-duty trucks and motorbikes as well as heavy duty and off-road engines such as trucks, buses, marine and power generation engines.
The engine engineering department has a comprehensive human resources team trained for the development of the activities at Applus IDIADA as main facilities, utilizing the 4 engine test cells with automated systems with DOE and emissions analyzers (2 engine test cells equipped for light-duty engines and 2 engine test cells for heavy-duty and off-road) as well as working on client’s facilities.
The main activities performed, valid for spark ignition, diesel and dual engines, naturally aspirated and turbocharged, are described below:
Engine performances calibration
Engine emissions calibration
Engine aftertreatment calibration