WCX™ 17: SAE World Congress Experience

April 4-6, 2017

Detroit, Michigan, USA

Cobo Center

Abstracts

Abstracts must be submitted online to only ONE session. Upon submission, you will receive an automatic reply with your paper offer number. If you do not receive a paper offer number at that point, please retry on-line submission or email congress@sae.org. Offered papers shall not have been previously published; and if accepted, contributors will not release their paper for publication through other media.

The following information will be required during the on-line submission process:
  1. A summary that states the objective of the paper/presentation;
  2. Tentative title;
  3. Name of the author and co-authors and all contact information;
  4. Selection of the most appropriate technical session.
Paper acceptance will be based on organizer moderated peer review of a review ready manuscript.

Refer to the author resources site for other useful information in preparing your paper.

Deadline for submitting paper offers - September 1, 2016
Review Ready Manuscripts due to session organizers - October 13, 2016
Final Manuscripts and Copyright assignment due to SAE - January 22, 2017

Abstracts will be confirmed after September 1.

Submission portal open - June 1, 2016

Abstract Topics for Consideration

Body/Chassis/Safety/Structures
Connected Vehicle

  • V2V/V2I Safety Applications
Activity Safety

  • Lane Departure Warning/Lane Keeping Assistance
  • Collision & Blindspot Warning
  • Active Pedestrian Protection
  • Collision Avoidance and Imminent Braking
  • ADAS
  • Passive and Active Safety Integrations
  • Pre-crash sensing
  • Safety Critical Systems
Occupant Protection and Safety

  • Air Bag/Suppression
  • Belt Restraints
  • Child Passenger Restraints
  • Biomechanics
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Integrated Safety Systems
  • CAE Methods in Crash Safety Applications
  • Rollover
  • Rear & Side Impact
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Event Data Recorders
  • Computer Applications for Crashworthiness
  • Vehicle Aggressivity & Compatibility in Crashes
  • Safety Test Methodology
Fire Safety

  • Fire Statistics & Analysis
  • Material Flammability & Fire Experiments
  • Underhood and Electrical Fires
  • Hydrogen Vehicle Fire Safety
  • Suppression Systems
Body Structures
Corrosion Prevention
Digital Human Modeling
Glass Applications
Human Factors

  • Seating
  • Vision and Visibility
  • Comfort
  • Mobility
  • Telematics
Aerodynamics
Wiper Systems
Steering, Chassis & Suspension
Tires & Wheels
Vehicle Dynamics and Simulation
Motorsports

  • Safety
  • Vehicle/Chassis
  • Tires
  • Testing/Simulation
  • Aerodynamics
  • Powertrain
  • Fuels & Lubricants
  • Materials
  • Green Motorsports
  • Alternative Energy Systems & Sources

Electronics & Electrical Systems

  • Systems Engineering
  • Design Optimization Techniques
  • Software-in-the-loop Model-based design and verification
  • Hardware-in-the-loop Model-based design and verification
  • Software Design Engineering and Development
  • Hardware Design Engineering and Development
  • Electronics Design Processes
  • Systems Integration
  • Software / System Testing and Validation
  • Electronics Manufacturing
  • Vehicle Networks and Communication
  • Cyber-security
  • Systems Diagnostics
  • Systems Prognostics
  • Electronic Vision Systems and Applications
  • Infotainment Systems
  • Engine & Transmission Control
  • Sensors and Actuators
  • Wiring and Harnesses
  • Electronic and Electric Drivetrain and Accessories
  • Battery and Energy Storage Systems
  • Driver Assistance Systems
  • Active Safety Systems
  • Safety-Critical Systems
  • Intelligent Vehicle Initiative
  • Vehicle to Vehicle
  • Vehicle to Infrastructure
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Smart-grid Technologies
  • Autonomous Systems

Environment / Emissions/ Sustainability
Emissions

  • Advanced Catalyst Technology
  • Cold Start Emissions Control Technologies
  • Diesel Exhaust Emission Control (DPF
  • Substrates & Systems, Durability, HC-DeNOx Modeling, New Developments, SCR)
  • Emissions Measurement & Testing
  • Emissions Processes for SI Engines
  • Particulate Emissions from Direct Injection
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Gas Direct Injection Aftertreatment
  • Lean NOx Catalysts
  • LEV and ULEV Emissions
  • Non-Thermal Plasma Aftertreatment
  • Substrate Technology Surface Engineering& Tribology
Thermal Systems

  • Climate Control
  • Thermal Systems Components
  • Thermal Systems for Electric & Hybrid Vehicles
  • Thermal Systems Modeling & Simulation
  • Energy Efficiency of Thermal Systems Sustainable Systems
Sustainability

  • Energy Efficient Manufacturing
  • Design for Sustainability
  • Vehicle Ownership/Usage Alternatives
  • (shared ownership, renting, etc)
  • GHG Emissions Reduction
  • Integration of Transportation Systems into Urban Environments
  • Mass Transit and Regional Transit Systems in an Era of Mega-Cities
  • Sustainable and Energy Efficient Manufacturing
  • Advances in Alternative Energy Sources for Sustainable Development in the Transportation Sector
  • Sustainable Materials and Components
  • LCA and Sustainability
  • Vehicle Electrification Strategies for Sustainability
  • End of Life Management: Reuse/ Recycle/ Remanufacture
  • Megatrends in Sustainability
  • Reliability of Transportation System Design

Materials
Metallics

  • Bar Steel & Heat Treatment Technology
  • Castings
  • Coated Materials
  • Exterior Body Panels
  • Ferrous Metals
  • Stamping Technology
  • Nonferrous Metals
  • Vehicles Structures & Applications
  • Bonding
  • Lightweighting
  • Advances in Metal Casting
  • Failure Analysis and Prevention
Materials Modeling & Testing

  • Welding & Joining & Fastening
  • Modeling of Materials for Crash Applications
  • Experiments in Automotive Engineering
  • Load Simulation & Vehicle Performance
  • CAE Durability Analysis & Applications
  • Multi-Discipline Interaction CAE Applications
  • Automotive Tribology
  • Automotive Engineering Testing and Test Methods
  • Fatigue Research & Applications
Automotive Polymeric, Plastic Components and Composites

  • Bumper Systems
  • Exterior Body Panels
  • Components, Process & Technologies
  • Instrument Panels
  • Interior Trim
  • Seating Materials & Design
  • Polymeric and Composite Materials
  • Composites Structures
  • Low VOC Materials
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Elastomers
Painting and Coatings

Integrated Design and Manufacturing
Virtual Engineering E-manufacturing
Augmented and Virtual Reality
Accelerated Testing and Vehicle Reliability
OEM Global Supply Chain
Reliability & Robust Design in Automotive Engineering

  • Axiomatic Design
  • Design for Six Sigma
  • Design for Manufacturing
  • Reliability Testing and DOE
  • Modeling & Validation
Accelerated Reliability & Durability Testing
Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma for the Mobility Industry
Concurrent Engineering

CAD/CAM/CAE

  • Design Simulation & Design Tools
  • Digital Modeling
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Virtual Development
Body Design & Engineering
Design Optimization: Methods & Applications

Propulsion/Powertrain
Hybrid and Non-Traditional Powertrains

  • Advanced Hybrid Vehicle Powertrains
  • Fuel Cell Power Systems
  • EV Powertrains
  • Advanced Battery Technologies
  • Natural Gas Engines and Vehicles
  • Hydrogen IC Engines
  • Power Electronics
Fuel & Additive Effects on Combustion

  • Alternative and Advanced Fuels
  • Fuel Injection & Sprays
  • Fuel & Additive Effects on Engine Performance
Compression Ignition Engines

  • CI Engine Modeling
  • Cold Start & Transients
  • Kinetically Controlled CI Combustion (HCCI)
  • Partially Premixed Combustion
  • Mixing Controlled (Diesel) Combustion
  • In-Cylinder Diesel Particulate & NOx
Control

  • New Diesel Engines & Components
  • Lubricant Diagnosis and Management Systems
  • Spark Ignition Engines
  • SI Engine Modeling
  • Direct Injection SI Engine Technology
  • New SI Engine & Component Design
  • Two-Stroke Engines
  • Rotary Engines
  • SI Combustion
High Efficiency and Reduced CO2/km)

  • Waste Heat Recovery
  • Engine Downsizing and Downspeeding
  • Variable Valvetrain Technologies
  • Small High-Efficiency Engines Control and Optimization
  • Powertrain Control and Optimization
  • Powertrain Actuators and Sensors
  • Combustion Control and Optimization
Engine Components and Subsystems

  • Advanced Turbochargers & Power Boost
  • Engine Breathing Systems
  • Power Cylinder Systems
  • Variable Valve Actuation Systems
  • Electronic Engine Controls
  • On Board Diagnostics
Lubricants

  • Engine Oils
  • Heavy Duty Diesel Lubricants
  • Transmission and Axle Lubricants
  • Lubricant R&D to Improve Vehicle Performance
Transmissions & Drivelines

  • Clutch Systems & Controls
  • Gear Systems & Driveline
  • Launch Devices
  • New Transmission Systems
  • Hybrid Transmissions
  • CVT/IVT
  • Transmission & Driveline NVH
Engine Flows and Combustion Diagnostics
In-Cylinder Velocity Measurements
Heat Transfer and Advances in Thermal & Fluid Sciences
Modeling
Vehicle & Engine Systems Analysis & Modeling