Navistar instrumentation capabilities include a wide variety of transducers, data acquisition systems and analysis devices. These instrumentation capabilities support collection, analysis and reduction of experimental, research and design, and certification data.

Navistar Proving Grounds has the capability to measure the following parameters:
  • Acceleration
  • Displacement
  • Force
  • Fuel consumption
  • GPS coordinates
  • Pressure
  • Road surface friction coefficient
  • Simultaneous XYZ wheel load
  • Simultaneous yaw, pitch, roll and XYZ acceleration
  • Sound pressure level
  • Steering wheel torque and angle
  • Strain
  • Temperature
  • Velocity/Stopping distance
  • Vibration
  • Wheel torque
Data acquisition systems are available to measure, record, report and analyze vehicle parameters. Specifically, the following acquisition devices are available at the Navistar Proving Grounds:
  • AIC Swissline Fuel Flow Meters
  • Bruel & Kjaer Sound Level Meter
  • Campbell Scientific Weather Station
  • Capacitec Proximity Sensors
  • Crossbow Fiber Optic Gyroscope
  • Dewetron 2010
  • Dewetron VGPS
  • Pacific Instruments
  • Rion Spectrum Analyzer
  • SoMat eDAQ
  • SoMat eDAQ Lite