SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, April 8

Reliability and Robust Design in Automotive Engineering: Reliability-Based Design Optimization and Robustness
(Session Code: IDM102)

Room 116 A  1:00 p.m.

This session will address theoretical developments and automotive applications in RBDO and Robust Design. Topics include: computational algorithms for efficient estimation of reliability, Monte Carlo simulation, Bayesian reliability, Dempster-Shafer Evidence Theory, and Multi-Disciplinary Optimization, among others.

Organizers - David A. Lamb, US Army TARDEC; Paul Lubinski, Thermo King Corp.; Zissimos Mourelatos, Oakland University; Efstratios Nikolaidis, University Of Toledo; Vijitashwa Pandey, Oakland University
Chairpersons - Zissimos Mourelatos, Oakland University

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-0718
Reliability of Multi-Sensor Fusion for Next Generation Cars and Trucks
Venkatesh Agaram, PTC Inc.
1:20 p.m. ORAL ONLY
Estimation of Probability of First Excursion by Separable Monte Carlo Simulation
Mahdi Norouzi, Frostburg State Univ.; Efstratios Nikolaidis, University Of Toledo
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-0715
Reliability Analysis of Composite Inflatable Space Structures Considering Fracture Failure
Jin Woo Lee, Efstratios Nikolaidis, University of Toledo
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-0716
Flexible Design and Operation of a Smart Charging Microgrid
Vijitashwa Pandey, Oakland Univ.; Annette Skowronska, US Army TARDEC; Zissimos Mourelatos, Oakland Univ.; David Gorsich, US Army RDECOM; Matthew Castanier, US Army TARDEC
2:20 p.m. 2014-01-0719
Enhancing Decision Topology Assessment in Engineering Design
Vijitashwa Pandey, Zissimos Mourelatos, Oakland Univ.; Matthew Castanier, US Army TARDEC
2:40 p.m. 2014-01-0714
Tactical Criteria for Software Code Quality Goals
Sanghun Cho, Taewan Gu, Eunyoung Yoo, Youngkyu Jeong, Baegsu Joo, Hyundai Autron
3:00 p.m. 2014-01-0717
A New Metamodeling Approach for Time-Dependent Reliability of Dynamic Systems with Random Parameters Excited by Input Random Processes
Igor Baseski, US Army TARDEC; Dorin Drignei, Zissimos Mourelatos, Monica Majcher, Oakland Univ.
3:20 p.m. ORAL ONLY
Technical Keynote: Development of Reliability Analysis and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (RAMDO) & Applications
Kyung K. Choi, University of Iowa
3:40 p.m. 2014-01-0743
A Research on the Body-in-White (BIW) Weight Reduction at the Conceptual Design Phase
Bo Liu, Changan Auto & Vehicle Mfg. Tech; Zhenfei Zhan, Chongqing University; Xuemei Zhao, Haibo Chen, Bo Lu, Yusheng Li, Jian Li, Changan Auto & Vehicle Mfg. Tech
Vehicle Handling Dynamics with Uncertainty Using Chebyshev Interval Method (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Xingxing Feng, Jinglai Wu, Yunqing Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Tech.; Ming Jiang, Dongfeng Motor Co. Ltd.
A Polynomial Chaos-Based Method for Recursive Maximum Likelihood Parameter Estimation of Load Sensing Proportional Valve (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Zeyu Ma, Jinglai Wu, Yunqing Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Tech.; Ming Jiang, Dongfeng Motor Co. Ltd.

Planned by Integrated Design and Manufacturing Activity / EMB Land and Sea Group; Quality, Reliability and Robust Design Committee / Integrated Design and Manufacturing Activity