2013 Transportation Finalist
Ford Deploys Fuel Cell Test System Using NI VeriStand and the INERTIA Add-On
Authors: Michael P.C. Cornwall, Todd VanGilder, and Darryn La Zar, Wineman Technology, Inc.; Todd VanCamp, Ford Motor Company
Challenge: Creating a hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) test system to simulate, control, and monitor passenger vehicle fuel cells developed by Ford Motor Company.
Solution: Basing the test system on the NI VeriStand real-time test environment, the Wineman Technology INERTIA control software add-on, and NI PXI hardware, so that Ford can test a variety of fuel cells with a single test system.
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