An Automotive Research Center Launched in Coimbatore, India

Published By : 29 Jan 2015 | Published By : QYRESEARCH

A US$9.45 billion automotive research centre was started off in Coimbatore on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 by the private university named Amrita University in association with an automotive Test Systems based in Delhi. The Amrita Automotive Research and Technology Center (AARTC) would help the automotive market in fields such as vehicle evaluation road load data acquisition, simulation emission, computer and structural fluids dynamics, and multibody dynamics, as stated in a university release.

 It was inaugurated by the Director General (Aeronautical Systems) of DRDO, Dr. K.Tamilmani and the director of Automotive Research Association of India that is based in Pune, Rashmi Urdhwarshe. AARTC, alongside graduates, will also help the students studying in M Tech. and doing PhD to utilize this facility for Applied Research and other sustainable technology researches, the release stated.

Besides constructing a close rapport with the automotive market, AARTC will facilitate the Postgraduate and Doctoral students of the university to attain hands on experience by providing them an opportunity to take part in live research projects focused at creating and developing technologies for the government and the market as well.

Informing that a four thousand square meter construction has been completed with proper infrastructure for Engine Testing and Development, Vehicle Evaluation, the release stated that the second phase will include reverberation rooms, a hemi anechoic room, and a listening studio. The second phase is scheduled to be accomplished by the end of this year.

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, also referred as Amrita University, is a multi-disciplinary and a multi-campus research university in India. The University has an ‘A’ accreditation by NAAC and is ranked in one of the best research universities in India
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