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2015-11-24
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2015-11-17 ...
  • November 17-18, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
Engine valvetrain systems have become more capable and increasingly more compact in the quest to improve efficiency. The developments parallel the advancements in other key engine components such as fuel injection or spark systems, turbocharging, aftertreatment, base engine and controls. While the gasoline sector has seen a steady rise in the adoption of Variable Valve Actuation (VVA), Diesel systems have lagged behind and only a few systems have seen production. The level of VVA activity however in the Diesel sector is beginning to increase as tighter regulations of CO2 emissions approach.
2015-10-28 ...
  • October 28-30, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
Societal and regulatory demands to lower emissions and increase engine-operating efficiencies have forced engine designers to adopt new technologies and control strategies. This has resulted in dramatic evolutions of the technology of internal combustion engines and their support systems in recent years. These operational management strategies have evolved into more robust control systems and sensory packages, which in turn has driven the need for more accurate and specific information being communicated between the various systems found within a modern automobile.
2015-10-27
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2015-10-06
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Hybrid drive trains combine combustion engines and electric/hydraulic motors. Sophisticated energy management of both propulsion systems in the context of drive train and vehicle operation is required for maximum fuel efficiency and minimum CO2 emissions. This session discusses the latest developments in regard to energy management, optimization potential for combustion engine within electric/hydraulic drive trains and considers the impact on emissions, certification, and fuel consumption/CO2.
2015-10-06
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This session focuses on the mechanical and mechatronic design of the powertrain and drive train, which includes but is not limited to engines, transmissions, driveshafts, differentials, dropboxes, axles, torque vectoring systems, transmission turning systems, and associated components. Relevant topics include but are not limited to: design/analysis/test methods, novel designs, energy efficiency, materials, coatings and processes, and noise/vibrations of components and sub-systems.
2015-10-06
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This session covers advanced technologies and analysis/design/testing techniques related to cooling system performance. It includes both system-level and component-level contents. Market conditions and government legislation are driving the demand for more power, better fuel economy and lower emissions. Simultaneously, the space available for arranging cooling systems is shrinking. These performance and emissions constraints emphasize the need for integrated engine/vehicle procedures or techniques for developing cooling systems and problem solving. This session is designed to examine the trends in cooling system design and implementation strategies to meet these new requirements.
2015-09-29
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Underhood thermal management and its impact on powertrain cooling is a key aspect of the vehicle development process. Controlling the underhood thermal environment has a significant impact on powertrain cooling. This session is devoted to thermal aspects the underhood environment and its impact on powertrain cooling.
2015-09-29
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Thermal Management represents one of the key aspects of the vehicle development. It ensures that the temperatures in the underhood and underbody areas are in desired ranges, that thermal systems operate as designed, and that no component operation is at risk due to excessive temperatures. This session covers the design of thermal components and systems and their vehicle integration.
2015-09-29
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Legislation, Service Cost, Thermal Performance, Safe Vehicle Operation and Vehicle Fuel Economy are but several of the areas where the mobile air conditioning refrigerant selection impacts the customer experience. Topics of interest in this session include design guidance, valves to control flow, and refrigerant blends.
2015-09-24 ...
  • September 24-25, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
Rapid advances have been made in the range of available designs and operational parameters as well as in the fundamental understanding of compact heat exchangers (CHEs). Since the majority of modern heat exchangers used for heating and cooling systems for vehicular applications are CHEs, keeping up to date with these advances is essential. This seminar will help you understand and be able to apply comprehensive information about the intricacies of CHE design, performance, operating problems and state-of-the-art-technology for car and truck applications.
2015-09-22
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2015-09-21 ...
  • September 21-22, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
In your profession, an educated understanding of internal combustion engines is required, not optional. This two-day technology survey seminar covers the most relevant topics - ranging from the chemistry of combustion to the kinematics of internal components of the modern internal combustion engine - for maximum comprehension. Attendees will gain a practical, hands-on approach to the basics of the most common designs of internal combustion engines, as they apply to the gaseous cycles, thermodynamics and heat transfer to the major components, and the design theories that embody these concepts.
2015-09-16
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TÜV SÜD is a global provider of 3rd party certification and testing services for a wide variety of industries and products including batteries and hybrid and electric vehicles. In addition to performance and life testing, TÜV SÜD has focused on abuse testing of cells, packs and full xEVs. This presentation describes a 2013/2014 test program undertaken by contract for SAE International and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to examine the effects of a battery internal fire in six xEVs. The presentation covers: • The program objective • A summary of current related standards • Risk management of the potential hazards • Development of the test procedures, measured parameters and the provocation methods • Key results, observations and future test programs
2015-09-16
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2015-09-16
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One of the main concerns when considering range estimation in electric vehicles is its low reliability due to internal aspects such as the accuracy of the SOC prediction and by external factors such as slopes on the planned route, traffic conditions, weather conditions, type of driving, use of heating and air conditioning, etc. This lack of reliability leads to the driver lacking confidence in the real range that the EV can travel. As a consequence IDIADA has considered important to analyse this specific topic to propose procedures and strategies to evaluate the range estimator of electric vehicles in order to check the reliability level in order to display to the driver the “same” range all along the selected route. This means that if the driver wants to drive a predefined route, the HMI will display the available range taking into account all the factors that will affect it: climatic conditions, traffic conditions, road topology, etc. from the start of the journey.
2015-09-16
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The intrinsic complexity of new energy vehicles presents unique challenges from both a systems design and reliability/durability standpoints. In vehicle development, the functional testing of hybrid powertrains becomes increasingly important and the complexity demands new methodologies for executing such tests.  In this session, experts will explore these issues, discuss the impact of this complexity from a systems engineering perspective, and look at potential solutions to support verification and validation.
2015-09-14 ...
  • September 14-15, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
Heat transfer affects the performance, emissions and durability of the engine as well as the design, packaging, material choice and fatigue life of vehicle components. This course covers the broad range of heat transfer considerations that arise during the design and development of the engine and the vehicle with a primary focus on computational models and experimental validation covering the flow of heat from its origin in the engine cylinders and its transfer via multiple paths through engine components.
2015-09-08 ...
  • September 8-10, 2015 (2 Sessions) - Live Online
Training / Education Online Web Seminars
Driven by the need for lower emissions, better fuel economy and improved drive quality, optimized powertrain calibrations are required for the many different vehicle configurations on today's roadways. While powertrain components such as the internal combustion engine, transmission, and hybrid electric powertrain are somewhat familiar to the automotive industry, the control theory, calibrations and system interactions between these components are a relatively unfamiliar aspect.
2015-08-25
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2015-08-24 ...
  • August 24-25, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
  • November 9-10, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Shanghai, China
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
Improved understanding and control of ignition and thereby combustion are critical in dealing with the problems of pollutants formation, engine performance, and fuel economy. This seminar will provide you with basic knowledge and recent advances in combustion-initiation (ignition) issues to more intelligently evaluate and harness their potentials. Thermodynamic and fluid mechanical properties of the unburned charge near the spark plug and at the time of ignition strongly affect the quality of the combustion and therefore the emission of the pollutants from the engine. Furthermore, a weak ignition limits engine performance and drivability.
2015-07-28
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2015-07-27 ...
  • July 27-29, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
  • November 9-11, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
The need to control emissions and maintain fuel economy is driving the use of advanced turbocharging technology in both diesel and gasoline engines. As the use of diesel engines in passenger car gasoline and diesel engines increases, a greater focus on advanced turbocharging technology is emerging in an effort to reap the benefits obtained from turbocharging and engine downsizing. This seminar covers the basic concepts of turbocharging of gasoline and diesel engines (light and heavy duty), including turbocharger matching and charge air and EGR cooling, as well as associated controls.
2015-07-20 ...
  • July 20-21, 2015 (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) - Troy, Michigan
Training / Education Classroom Seminars
The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the factors in the cylinder kit assembly of natural gas, gasoline, and diesel engines that affect oil consumption, ring and cylinder bore wear, and blow-by. This course includes background and the evolution of designs and materials currently employed in modern engines as well as providing an overview of computer models, designs, and material systems that can be utilized to optimize the performance of new engines. An overview of the trends in materials and designs employed in U.S., European and Japanese engines will be presented.
2015-06-25
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This session includes papers in the areas of static, dynamic, and fatigue characterization of elastomers, bushings, mounts and shock absorbers used in the mobility industry. Particular emphasis is given to new and innovative analysis and testing methodologies to quantify the non-linear properties of these systems in addition to the effects of temperature, frequency, and aging. Papers dealing with specific applications and case studies of existing methodologies are also welcome.
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