SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, April 10

Thermal Systems Modeling and Simulation (Part 2 of 3): thermal Management Simulation & Waste Heat Recovery
(Session Code: HX102)

Room 112 A  8:00 a.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
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-0645
CFD Simulation of a Sliding Vane Expander Operating Inside a Small Scale ORC for Low Temperature Waste Heat Recovery
Gianluca Montenegro, Augusto Della Torre, Angelo Onorati, Dalia Broggi, Politecnico di Milano; Gerd Schlager, Christian Benatzky, Magna Powertrain Austria
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-0652
Temperature Control of Water with Heating, Cooling and Mixing in a Process with Recycle Loop
Hai Wu, General Motors Co.; Wen Chen, Wayne State Univ.; Meng-Feng Li, General Motors Co.; Xinlei Wang, University of Illinois
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-0663
Modeling Analysis of Waste Heat Recovery via Thermo Electric Generators for Fuel Economy Improvement and CO2 Reduction in Small Diesel Engines
Ivan Arsie, Andrea Cricchio, Vincenzo Marano, Cesare Pianese, Universita di Salerno; Matteo De Cesare, Walter Nesci, Magneti Marelli Powertrain SPA
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-0657
Modeling of a Thermal Management Platform of an Automotive D.I Diesel Engine to Predict the Impact of Downsizing and Hybridization during a Cold Start
Fabien Rabeau, Sebastien Magand, IFP Energies Nouvelles
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-0655
Thermal Analysis of the Exhaust Line Focused on the Cool-Down Process
Akihito Hosoi, Atsushi Morita, Naoto Suzuki, Toyota Motor Corp.
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-1981
Investigation of Thermo-Acoustic Excitations in a Rijke Tube Geometry
Devadatta Mukutmoni, Robert Powell, L.A.Raghu Mutnuri, Exa Corp.
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-0668
Vehicle Thermal Management Simulation Method Integrated in the Development Process from Scratch to Prototype
Armin Traussnig, Virtual Vehicle Competence Center; Heinz Petutschnig, Andreas Ennemoser, AVL LIST GmbH; Michael Stolz, Virtual Vehicle Competence Center; Mauro Tizianel, AVL LIST GmbH
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-0656
Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis in Computational Thermal Models
Alaa El-Sharkawy, Chrysler Group LLC
11:00 a.m. 2014-01-0651
Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Natural Convection in a Simplified Engine Bay Enclosure under Soak Conditions
Zun Wang, Michigan Technological University; Jaehoon Han, Devadatta Mukutmoni, Exa Corp.
11:20 a.m. 2014-01-0644
Automotive Vehicle Body Temperature Prediction in a Paint Oven
Yu Hsien Wu, Sreekanth Surapaneni, Kumar Srinivasan, Paul Stibich, Chrysler Group LLC
Theoretical Analysis of a Combined Thermoelectric Generator (TEG) and Dual-loop Organic Rankine Cycle (DORC) System Using for Engines' Exhaust Waste Heat Recovery (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Chengyu Zhang, Ge-Qun Shu, Hua Tian, Haiqiao Wei, Guopeng Yu, Youcai Liang, State Key Lab of Engines
The Development of Turbine Volute Surface Temperature Models for 3D CFD Vehicle Thermal Management Simulations: Part 3: Exhaust Radial Turbine Volute Systems (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Steve De Vos, Kristian Haehndel, BMW Group - RMIT University; Torsten Frank, Frieder Christel, BMW Group; Sylvester Abanteriba, RMIT University
A Numerical Investigation of Dampening Dynamic Profiles for the Application in Transient Vehicle Thermal Management Simulations (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Kristian Haehndel, Angus Pere, BMW Group - RMIT University; Torsten Frank, Frieder Christel, BMW Group; Sylvester Abanteriba, RMIT University
The Development of Exhaust Surface Temperature Models for 3D CFD Vehicle Thermal Management Simulations Part 2 - Exhaust Acoustic Silencer Configurations (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Kristian Haehndel, BMW Group - RMIT University; Anthony Jefferies, Markus Schlipf, Torsten Frank, Frieder Christel, BMW Group; Sylvester Abanteriba, RMIT University

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00383, SUB-TP-00008 and SUB-TP-00010, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Thermal Management Activity / EMB Land and Sea Group