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2015-06-26 ...
  • June 26, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
Most muffler design in the automotive industry is accomplished by using "cut-and-try" methods that rely on what has worked in the past and/or extensive full-scale testing on engines for validation. New computer software aimed at muffler design can shorten the design cycle and yield more effective results. This four hour seminar provides an introduction to the behavior of mufflers and silencers including a description of the two-port approach to muffler design. This seminar covers the acoustic simulation of muffler and silencer systems and the use of experimental methods to measure muffler performance....
2015-06-22
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This session provides a good overview of recent innovations to SEA modeling techniques. SEA models can be used alone or together with hybrid analytical or experimental techniques to establish good comparative NVH predictions at the earliest stage of the vehicle design process. The papers of this session will describe recent advances and / or validations of SEA theory, applications, or use in conjunction with hybrid techniques for high- and mid-frequency NVH predictions.
2015-02-17 ...
  • February 17-24, 2015 (3 Sessions) - Live Onlne
  • November 2-6, 2015 (3 Sessions) - Live Online
Training / Education Online Web Seminars
Today's transportation industries are facing multi-disciplinary challenges. The product design and development process challenges often contradict each other, for example cost, weight, quality and performance. A central challenge is the need for cost and mass reduction to compete in the global market, while continuing to meet all new and existing requirements for quality and performance. Accelerated Concept to Product (ACP) Process is a performance-driven, holistic, product design development method intended to create a balance between structure and strength, synchronizing the individual facets...
2014-11-20 ...
  • November 20-21, 2014 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
  • May 4-5, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
  • December 3-4, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
Engineers are taught to create designs that meet customer specifications. When creating these designs, the focus is usually on the nominal values rather than variation. Robustness refers to creating designs that are insensitive to variability in the inputs. Much of the literature on robustness is dedicated to experimental techniques, particularly Taguchi techniques, which advocate using experiments with replications to estimate variation. This course presents mathematical formulas based on derivatives to determine system variation based on input variation and knowledge of the engineering function....
2014-11-19
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The session is associated with engine and vehicle simulation tasks and their related measurements. Simulation and measurement methodology as well as the simulation and measurement application on development tasks will find a place within the session.
2014-11-19
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2014-11-19
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Standard paper or electronic forms of work instructions have been used to standardize manual processes since the first days of manufacturing, and are still in wide use today in factories around the world. As augmented reality (AR) technology has continued to advance at a rapid pace, it is opening new doors to drive higher levels of quality, productivity, and training efficiency into worldwide manufacturing processes through its unique ability to place the right information, at the right place, and at the right time.
2014-11-19
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During development phase of new vehicles prototypes are traditionally assembled manually by operators. Two of the main challenges for workers are to position flexible parts (such as brake tubes, cables and wiring) at exactly the right position and to verify if all parts are present during the assembly. To complete this process, operators are currently using drawings to compare the real prototype with the virtual CAD Data. One issue is that no measurement tools can verify exactly the position of flexible parts within a reasonable time frame. Augmented Reality solutions stand to both accelerate detection of construction and design errors while helping operators to place components or flexible parts at the exact position required. By overlaying the virtual CAD 3-D model on the real prototype with a high accuracy, operators are able to quickly compare the potential points of failure and detect if any components are missing. Furthermore the system allows designers to preview or evaluate design alternatives in real scale while minimizing the production of physical prototypes.
2014-11-19
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The session is associated with engine and vehicle simulation tasks and their related measurements. Simulation and measurement methodology as well as the simulation and measurement application on development tasks will find a place within the session.
2014-11-19
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Workflow knowledge comprises both explicit, verbalizable knowledge and implicit knowledge, which is acquired through practice. Learning a complex workflow therefore benefits from training with a permanent corrective. Augmented Reality manuals that display instructive step-by-step information directly into the user's field of view provide an intuitive and provably effective learning environment.
2014-11-19
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Discuss and demonstrate the advances in Man Wearable AR/VR systems that have been under development at Lockheed Martin. The trials and successes of designing, prototyping and manufacturing plastic Asymmetric lens for AR displays that provide Wide Field of views using COTS displays. The second display takes advantage of a specially designed Fresnel lens set to create a 170 degree VR display. These display systems designs are focused on Military Training requirements but should not be limited in their use.
2014-11-19
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2014-11-19
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Augmented Reality (AR) enriches the user’s view by superimposing available digital information in context with the real world in the right place at the right time. These systems usually consist of four different elements: tracking, real images, virtual content and visualization. Tracking is the centerpiece of our technology. The perspective and coordinates of a camera - the so-called “pose” -are determined optically, with external or internal sensors. Depending on the use case, a wide range of virtual content is applicable, from simple text or symbols to 3D models that originate from a CAD system. Visualization means that the actual scene and virtual content are aligned correctly regarding perspective, scale and position, while being displayed for the user. The workshop will focus on the creation of an Augmented Reality scene and will be demonstrated through a live demo, which shows how to create your own AR scenarios. It will also explain the different tracking possibilities and how to choose the most appropriate one.
2014-11-19
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This hands-on workshop will cover common motion tracking issues faced by Virtual Reality users. An optical motion capture system will be used for demonstration of the following techniques: Camera setup strategies for successful motion capture, Camera focus and calibration, and Rigid body tracking – how to align a rigid body model with the physical object being tracked. The latest Oculus HMD will also be utilized to demonstrate the capabilities of the built-in motion tracking hardware on the Oculus. In addition to the demonstrations, there will be time for discussion of motion tracking issues and sharing of best practices.
2014-11-19
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Virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) technologies have matured into viable problem-solving tools for a wide spectrum of industrial applications. However, despite this modest commercial success, the overall impact of these technologies is just beginning. In fact, the US National Academy of Engineering recently named “Enhanced Virtual Reality” as one of fourteen Grand Challenges of the 21st Century. This presentation describes recent advances in the technologies enabling VR/AR, summarizes the opportunities afforded by them, and outlines some of the open research challenges in VR/AR and other emerging interface technologies.
2014-11-19
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NGRAIN is working on two significant AR/VR project implementations in the aerospace and energy industries. The aerospace industry project is centered on the combined use of 3D AR/VR and visual analytics to address fundamental problems in the manufacturing of large-scale composite aerospace components, while the energy industry project is centered on using AR for field-based performance support and the integration of field operations/maintenance personnel with enterprise logistics and asset management systems. Similar challenges exist in defining the business case for AR/VR in each application. While focussing on the aerospace application, in this presentation, we will share our lessons learned in making the business case for AR/VR with different stakeholders across the organization. Where appropriate, we will hi-light the business value similarities and differences across industries and organizations. We will also discuss the successes and challenges seen at the current stage of the projects and how they correspond to the initial objectives set for the projects.
2014-11-18
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2014-11-18
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Augmented reality has tremendous value in many aspects of life. Applications in a traditional manufacturing facility bring with it opportunities but also unique challenges. We will explore the value which AR can expose and open up to improve productivity and cost controls. The presentation will show how AR technologies can be used for work cell planning and layout, dynamic work instruction presentation to operators, and mistake proofing assistance.
2014-11-18
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Virtual Reality systems are quickly hitting the consumer market at a significantly reduced price point. This will have an impact across many industries, including the mobility market. More than just a reduced cost implication, we will examine the benefits the newly accessible technology will have on everyday operations where usage will be at the desk and in the field versus the lab, product design where lower-cost technology does not compromise quality, and hands-on employee training that can be conducted in boundaryless classrooms.
2014-11-18
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The presentation will hopefully cover research that JLR are doing with the UK universities to progress the virtual experience, thus enhancing the virtual sign off process. It will cover how this research is bolstering current effective virtual work practices, it will touch on the benefits and justification we use to develop and invest, whist also highlighting the passion of virtual reality.
2014-11-18
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The session is associated with engine and vehicle simulation tasks and their related measurements. Simulation and measurement methodology as well as the simulation and measurement application on development tasks will find a place within the session.
2014-11-18
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The session is associated with engine and vehicle simulation tasks and their related measurements. Simulation and measurement methodology as well as the simulation and measurement application on development tasks will find a place within the session.
2014-11-18
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The session is associated with engine and vehicle simulation tasks and their related measurements. Simulation and measurement methodology as well as the simulation and measurement application on development tasks will find a place within the session.
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