Ford Deploys Fuel Cell Test System Using INERTIA Software

 

“NI VeriStand and the INERTIA™ add-on provided us with an easy-to-use tool for developing and deploying our HIL tests, and the NI VeriStand plugin architecture allowed us to customize the environment to meet our specific application needs.”
—Todd VanCamp, Ford Motor Company

Ford Deploys Fuel Cell Test System Using INERTIA Software

The Challenge

Creating a hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test stand to simulate, control, and monitor passenger vehicle fuel cells developed by Ford Motor Company.

The Solution

An HIL test system based on National Instruments (NI) VeriStand real-time test environment, Wineman Technology INERTIA control software add-on, and NI PXI hardware that is flexible and scalable, which allows for testing a variety of fuel cells with a single test system.

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