Physical space for students and researchers (desks, chairs, computers, internet access, air conditioning) and special space for the realization of experiments (60m2).
Power installations: three-phase power supply, energy meters and electrical protections.
Bibliographical resources: the university provides access to some books, journals and theses.
Four operative electric vehicles for experiments: i) Chevrolet S-10, ii) Suzuki Maruti, iii) Chevrolet Luv, and iv) Mitsubishi Lancer.
24 traction lead-acid batteries for laboratory experiments. Lithium-ion batteries.
6 ultracapacitor packs, each one, 160 Farads and 48 Vdc.
3 ultracapacitors, each one, 15F and 23Vdc.
A four quadrant power inverter donated by ABB.
A test bank for rotating machines and traction motors.
Four 3kW induction machines for laboratory tests.
Seven brushless synchronous motors for laboratory research (1x5kW, 2x7kW, 1x15kW, 2x21kW and 1x54kW).
Many special tools (e.g. tools for crimping power wires) and some useful material, such as aluminum, cooper, iron, screws, glue, rubber.
Temperature regulated welding tools, circular teeth saw, winch and milling machine.
A 500 amps probe for oscilloscope.
Two four channel oscilloscope with digital memory and full color (Agilent: HD LCD and non-isolated channels / Tektronicx: isolated channels).
Four current probes and 4 voltage probes for oscilloscopes.
Other digital instruments such as digital “true rms” multimeters, capacity meters, meggers.
Several Microcontrollers as Microchip PIC, dsPIC, PIC32 and Digital Signal Processors (DSP).
Three special industrial controllers, one AC-800PEC and two PEC80, donated by ABB.
One programmable battery charge.
Power resistors for electric experiments (power loads).
A specialized location at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, with big tools to make special mechanical pieces that will be required for specific applications as electric vehicles.