AIT develops multi-physical models that encompass all relevant aspects within the electrical, mechanical, thermal and magnetic domains of technical systems. Extensive Modelica® libraries combine the various submodels for specific application scenarios in intuitive package structures.
This implies several technical advancements, such as investigating new technologies and topologies for powertrain and auxiliary components (including reducing the development time), designing procedures for robust and reliable power electronics, improved component interaction (e.g. the interplay between power electronics and the electric machine), and passenger comfort.
- development of propulsion components with better efficiency, power density, energy density, lifetime and safety
- advanced methods and tools development for virtual design and validation of energy efficient vehicle concepts to achieve optimized component interaction.