SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Thermal Systems Modeling and Simulation (Part 1 of 3): Powertrain Cooling Systems
(Session Code: HX102)

Room 112 A  1:00 p.m.

The Thermal Systems Modeling and Simulation session focusses on state of the art simulation technologies for modeling thermal systems and their application in the development and optimization of vehicle thermal management and fuel economy. The papers in the session will range from empirical, 1D modeling methods to three dimensional CFD models as well as coupled methods.

Organizers - Ales Alajbegovic, Exa Corp.; Jason Aaron Lustbader, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Gursaran D. Mathur, CalsonicKansei North America Inc.; Kumar Srinivasan, Chrysler Group LLC

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-0659
An Approach for Water Jacket Flow Simulations
Nikolaos Karras, Timo Kuthada, Jochen Wiedemann, IVK / FKFS University of Stuttgart
1:20 p.m. 2014-01-0660
Optimization of TOC Plumbing Line Pressure Drop using 1D Modeling
V. Sundaram, Tharunnarayanan Arthanari, Sathish Kumar S, Chrysler India Automotive Pvt. Ltd.
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-0650
Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Finned Tube Heat Exchanger: Comparison of Two Different Designs
Shi-Ing Chang, Iman Goldasteh, Salamah Maaita, Gursaran Mathur, CalsonicKansei North America, Inc.
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-0654
Drive Cycle Simulation of A Tiered Cooling Pack Using Non-Uniform Boundary Conditions
Wilko Jansen, Jaguar & Land Rover; Joe Amodeo, Edward Tate, Zhongzhou Yang, Exa Corp.
2:20 p.m. 2014-01-0665
A New Tool to Perform Global Energy Balances in DI Diesel Engines
Francisco Payri, Pablo Olmeda, Jaime Martin, Ricardo Carreño, CMT, Universitat Politècnica de València
2:40 p.m. 2014-01-0653
Study of Software Integration for Transient Simulation of Future Cooling System for Heavy Truck Application
Blago B. Minovski, Lennart Lofdahl, Chalmers University of Technology
3:00 p.m. 2014-01-0658
Design of Experiments Enabled CFD Approach for Optimizing Cooling Fan Performance
Vinod Kumar Srinivasa, Renjith S, Biswadip Shome, Tata Technologies Ltd.
3:20 p.m. 2014-01-0667
Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Analysis of Flow Structures Generated around Engine Cooling Fan
Yuji Kobayashi, Tokyo City Univ.; Kenji Yoshida, DENSO Corp.; Hideaki Nagano, Itsuhei Kohri, Tokyo City Univ.
Water Cooling System Analysis of Permanent Magnet Traction Motor of Mining Electric-Drive Dump Truck (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Yanhua Shen, Chun Jin, University of Science & Technology

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00383 and SUB-TP-00008, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Thermal Management Activity / EMB Land and Sea Group