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arsenal research selects Concurrent's real-time Linux software for HILS testing

Austrian Research Centres’ arsenal research subsidiary ( has selected Concurrent’s ( real-time Linux software and NightStar development tools for hardware-in-the-loop simulation (HILS) of electric drives and powertrains for hybrid electric vehicles. The firm uses Modelica libraries ( for modeling and simulation of mechanical, electrical and thermal components and systems. Its test drive bed has a maximum power of 100kW, maximum speed of 8000 rpm and maximum torque of 600 Nm. Concurrent’s real-time software is said to provide improved processing speed compared with Microsoft Windows.

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