Electric Motors for Driveline Actuation Standard Terminology, Test Parameters, and Equipment Requirements
This document will apply to the most common applications of electric motors, used for activating all-wheel drive (AWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) disconnect systems as used in passenger (car and light truck) vehicles. The standard will provide consistent definition, terminology, tests, and reporting methods.
This SAE Recommended Practice covers electric motors used for activating/modulating driveline disconnects and torque transfer devices on passenger (car and light truck) vehicles. This document provides the driveline industry with a common terminology and best practices for the most common types of electric motors, used in all-wheel drive (AWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles where an electric motor may be used for drive line activation.
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