Advanced Centre for Automotive Research and Testing (ACART)
ACART is a collaborative venture between the Ford Motor Company of Australia and engineering academics from the University of Melbourne.
The University of Melbourne node of ACART is located in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
This laboratory has a long track record in combustion research at an international level.
The research capabilities of the University node are in:
- alternative fuels
- modelling and visualisation of combustion
- engine calibration and control
- emissions reduction.
ACART’s research and development activities are focused on achieving improved fuel consumption and lower emissions for passenger vehicles and trucks.
Dr Michael Brear
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Melbourne
Parkville VIC 3010
Visit the ACART website