SAE 2012 Heavy Truck Handling, Dynamics, & Control Symposium
May 15-17, 2012
Greenville, South Carolina, USA

SAE 2012 Heavy Truck Handling, Dynamics, & Control Symposium

May 15-17, 2012
Michelin Conference Center
517 Michelin Road, Bldg.18
Greenville, SC 29605

Carroll A. Campbell Jr. Graduate Engineering Center (on the CU-ICAR campus)
4 Research Drive
Greenville, SC 29607

This symposium combines presentations with networking opportunities for professionals involved in technologies related to heavy-duty vehicle dynamics, stability control, braking, steering, safety technologies, and more. Speakers and participants will include medium- and heavy-duty OEMs, suppliers, and academia.

Sessions currently under development include the following:

  • Heavy Truck Dynamics Handling Challenges
  • Steering, Suspension, and Tire Effects on Truck Handling
  • Rollover Stability Dynamics and Control Topics
  • Handling Dynamics and Control Assessment through Modeling and Testing

Offers for presentations will be considered from experts from OEMs, suppliers, universities, research facilities and government agencies. Click here for a complete list of topics under consideration.

In addition to the technical sessions, the symposium will also feature the opportunity to tour Michelin's K&C Rig workshop as well as a ride-along demonstration event where attendees can expect to ride in more than a dozen vehicles, provided by OEMS and suppliers, demonstrating Handling, Vehicle Dynamics and Control capabilities over numerous test surfaces, including wet and dry handling courses.

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