Dynamometer Course

Bituminous 1-mile by 17-ft concrete straight roadway with oval turnarounds at both ends used for the field dynamometer test course

Level within 0.1 percent

Supports vehicle performance tests such as:
- Drawbar pull
- Tractive effort

Power loss measurements:
- Acceleration and braking
- Fuel consumption

Fleet of mobile dynamometers provide load absorption capability up to a 100,000-lb weight