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2017-04-26 ...
  • April 26-27, 2017 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
  • October 18-19, 2017 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
Organizations are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of developing secure software. This seminar introduces students to the concepts of software assurance which have direct application in all software industries, including automotive and aerospace sectors. The intent of this seminar is to give students an appreciation of the technical challenges associated with software assurance while developing the technical skills necessary to engineer secure software. Performing input validation is imperative when developing secure software systems as this seminar will demonstrate.
The Mobility History Committee has as its mission to link the lessons of the past to the present and, with such an understanding, to support the platform for future developments.
Internet of Things joins everything: the customer, the OEMs, the Suppliers, hardware, software, safety, security, networks, storage, cloud and anything else you can think of connected to the internet. There are changes in paradigms, products, business models, sheer volume of data and the speed in which everything works. Learn about the technologies, strategies, integration, standards, products, needs, predictions and societal changes that IoT is driving. Meet the people that make it happen.
Business Modeling/Operation Research/Big Data Analytics are key enablers for the next wave of innovation and growth across most industries and will address complex issues and systems that involve multiple objective, many alternatives, trade-offs between competing effects, large amounts of data and situations involving uncertainty or risk. This session will address new technical advances in these areas and provide valuable insights through the applications of real-world case studies.
2017-01-24 ...
  • January 24-26, 2017 (2 Sessions) - Live Online
Training / Education Online Web Seminars
In recent years, total annual United States patent grants have increased to over 300,000, while patent infringement lawsuit filings have exceeded 6,000 per year. Only a small fraction of granted patents ever end up in litigation. Of the many causes for the disparity is the growing awareness and sensitivity of companies to patent infringement risk management practices. This course addresses a number of those practices (and tools for implementing the practices), placing them into context, and providing a practical overview for how to implement them to help reduce the prospect of patent infringement litigation.
Journal Article
Bradley Michael, Rani Sullivan, Dulip Samaratunga, Ratneshwar Jha
Abstract Polymer matrix composites are increasingly adopted in aerospace and automotive industries due to their many attributes, such as their high strength to weight ratio, tailorability, and high fatigue and durability performance. However, these materials also have complex damage and failure mechanisms, such as delaminations, which can severely degrade their strength and fatigue performance. To effectively and safely use composite materials in primary structures, it is essential to assess composite damage response for development of accurate predictive models. Therefore, this study focuses on determining the response of damaged and undamaged carbon epoxy beams subjected to vibration loadings at elevated temperatures. The Hilbert-Huang Transform (HHT) technique is used to analyze the beams’ modal response. The HHT shows potential in identifying the nonlinear damaged response of the beams.
2016-12-08 ...
  • December 8-9, 2016 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
  • April 3-4, 2017 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Detroit, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
The ability to write concise and unambiguous reports, proposals, manuals, or other technical documents is a key skill for any high-functioning engineer or technical staff person in the mobility industries. Through a combination of class discussions, interactive workshop activities, assignments, checker teams (review teams) and job aids, this course delivers real-life technical writing techniques and tools that can be immediately applied. Attendees discover the importance of knowing their audiences and how to communicate technical information in a "user-friendly" style.
2016-10-27 ...
  • October 27-28, 2016 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
  • April 24-25, 2017 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
  • October 16-17, 2017 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
Embedded hardware is everywhere you look today from your vehicle’s infotainment system to refrigerator to medical devices and everything else in-between. With so much exposure one would think that such devices are secure against attack; however, sadly for a large number of devices this is not the case. For proof, just look no further than your local news reports. They are full of reports on devices being hacked into. So, as engineers, how do we go about first identifying and mitigating (or capitalizing) the potential security vulnerabilities within these devices?
WIP Standard
The following is a list of the most common terminology used in describing automatic transmission functions.
WIP Standard
The following listed definitions are intended to establish terminology and criteria for describing the various kinds of automotive transmissions. A specific arrangement may be described by a combination of several of these definitions.
This Digital Annex (DA) contains the current, full-PDF version of J2892, Graphic-Based Service Information, and all of the 130 referenced graphical symbols. Each of the symbols is presented in two file formats, Adobe Illustrator (vector art) and Portable Network Graphic (raster image), and can be used by purchasers according to the terms of the included license agreement.
This document establishes standard graphical symbols and color conventions for use in either still (static) or animated graphics used for communicating service information. This document’s purpose is to communicate conventions for using those symbols and colors to accurately and consistently communicate intended information via graphics-based documentation. These practices are intended for use in service procedures, assembly instructions, training materials, and similar applications when trying to minimize the amount of human natural language text used within the document. The still and animated graphical conventions referenced should support effective communication via paper and “traditional” electronic media. The conventions can also extend to documenting via additional electronic delivery paradigms such as Augmented Reality (AR).
Journal Article
Eric Gingrich, Daniel Janecek, Jaal Ghandhi
Abstract An experimental investigation was conducted to explore the impact in-cylinder pressure oscillations have on piston heat transfer. Two fast-response surface thermocouples embedded in the piston top measured transient temperature and a commercial wireless telemetry system was used to transmit thermocouple signals from the moving piston. Measurements were made in a light-duty single-cylinder research engine operated under low temperature combustion regimes including Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) and Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) and Conventional Diesel (CDC). The HCCI data showed a correlated trend of higher heat transfer with increased pressure oscillation strength, while the RCCI and CDC data did not. An extensive HCCI data set was acquired. The heat transfer rate - when corrected for differences in cylinder pressure and gas temperature - was found to positively correlate with increased pressure oscillations.
This Recommended Practice provides a taxonomy for motor vehicle driving automation systems that perform part or all of the dynamic driving task (DDT) on a sustained basis and that range in level from no driving automation (level 0) to full driving automation (level 5). It provides detailed definitions for these six levels of driving automation in the context of motor vehicles (hereafter also referred to as “vehicle” or “vehicles”) and their operation on roadways. These level definitions, along with additional supporting terms and definitions provided herein, can be used to describe the full range of driving automation features equipped on motor vehicles in a functionally consistent and coherent manner.
Topics of interest include historical perspectives of Powered Lift Aviation Systems relevant to Short, Extremely Short, and Vertical Takeoff (STOL, ESTOL, VTOL) fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft. Histories of both “successful” and “unsuccessful” concepts that provided experience, lessons learned, and pushed the state-of-the-art in a way that significantly advanced the safety, efficiency, reliability and affordability of Powered Lift flight are appropriate for this session.
Technical Paper
Galina M. Susova, Rostislav Sirotkin
FMEA methodology is widely used today for solution of practical analysis problems, quality (reliability, risks) evaluation and assurance etc., owing to a clear and simple algorithm and the absence of restrictions on a subject of analysis (i.e., systems, processes, products). However, the efficiency of applying FMEA methodology for problems solution is determined by the choice of elements of analysis, completeness of identification of potential non-conformities, their causes, frequencies and effects. Quality of manufacture is determined by deviations from requirements of design and manufacturing documentation including drawings. In this article a task of ensuring a steady reduction of deviations from these requirements during manufacture through implementation of preventive actions combined with control of time and costs for correction of non-conformances is considered.
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