Browse Standards J2177_199204
Current Issued 1992-04-01

Chassis Dynamometer Test Procedure-Heavy-Duty Road Vehicles J2177_199204

This SAE Recommended Practice has been adopted by SAE to specify: a. A standard procedure for chassis dynamometer testing of heavy-duty road vehicles for the purpose of determining power delivered through the drive tires. b. A method of correcting observed power to reference test conditions. c. A method of analyzing the test data to determine if the test results are within expected power ranges. This document is applicable to DOT Class 6, 7, and 8 and on and on/off highway heavy-duty road vehicles equiped with compression ignition engines, manual or automatic transmissions, and single or tandem rear drive axles.


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