At POWERTECH Engineering we help our customers to solve powertrain simulation problems, minimize development costs, decrease time-to-market and improve productivity using the best in class CAE instruments.
We can provide services both in 1D engine simulation and 3D Computational Fluid Dynamics (3D-CFD).
Our expertise can solve a broad range of engineering problems including manifolds tuning, turbo matching, acoustic analysis for intake and exhaust systems, combustion and aftertreatment analysis, xEV energy management, heat transfer, cooling and lubrication systems modeling.
POWERTECH Engineering is not only your partner for simulation: we can provide also accurate training classes tailored to your needs and our in-house developed SW tools for powertrain testing. With our software you could manage your experimental data in the simplest and fastest way.
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1D Powertrain and Vehicle Simulation
PWT has an extensive experience in all applications of 1D system-level simulation to both conventional and electrified (HEV/BEV) powertrains:
Vehicle thermal/energy management
Hydraulic systems (coolant, injection, lube)
HVAC and cabin comfort
Mechanics (transmission, valvetrain, cranktrain)
Predictive combustion and knock, turbocharging
Blow-by, gasoline EVAP and exhaust aftertreatment systems
Electrification, Mild-Hybrid, FHEV/PHEV, BEV
E-motor, battery and power-electronics modelling
HEV concept and architecture evaluation
HEV energy management system development
Electric range evaluation
Battery cooling system and control development
PWT uses 3D-CFD simulation to investigate both conventional and electrified powertrains:
Thermal analyses of batteries, e-motors and power electronics
Air motion, fuel spray development, mixture preparation
Multiphase simulations of SCR systems, including mixers and CHT
Pumps and compressors
SiL/HiL & Real-Time modeling
PWT supports since 10+ years X-in-the-Loop applications for controls development and virtual calibration:
Detailed high-fidelity models reduction to Fast Running Models (FRMs)
Ad-hoc fully physical and semi empirical plant models development
Engine and emissions models
Battery and electric drives
Cooling system, HVAC and cabin
In-house HiL rig featuring best in class Real Time processor and FPGA board
I/O configuration & actuators and sensors emulation
ECUs verification & validation activities
PWT organizes training classes tailored to the customer needs in the fields of engine and powertrain simulation, experimental measurements, data acquisition and analysis. Classes can be taught either in English or Italian, at PWT offices in Turin as well as on-site at the customer facilities.
Engine 1D modeling (GT-POWER)
Cooling and lube system modeling
HiL & RT engine modeling
3D-CFD combustion modeling