SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, April 8

Advances in Instrument Panels, Seats, and Interiors
(Session Code: M300)

Room 112 A  1:00 p.m.

This session will feature technical presentations that will discuss new technology and industry insights in automotive interiors. Focus areas include materials, perceived quality, environmental concerns, manufacturing, safety, and durability.

Organizers - Robert Egbers, Comusa; Lisa Fallon, General Motors Co.; Stephen M. Pitrof, Inteva LLC; Ravi Thyagarajan, US Army TARDEC

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-1027
Development of Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Material
Daisuke Taniguchi, Wataru Tokuhara, Yuichi Miyake, Material Development Division
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-1029
Prediction of Part Warpage of Injection Molded Parts that are Joined using Vibration and Infrared Welding -A Simulation-Based Approach
Ram Iyer, Eicher Engineering Solutions; Jin Zhou, Li Lu, Jeffrey Webb, Ford Motor Co., Ltd.; Qaiser Khan, Eicher Engineering Solutions
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-1033
Polyurethane-Free Lightweight Automotive Seat
Seishiro Murata, JSP; Hiroyuki Ito, Toyo Seat; Steven Sopher, JSP
2:20 p.m. 2014-01-1025
Stiffness Simulation Techniques and Test Correlations in Automotive Interior Cockpit Systems (IP, Door Trim and Floor Console Assembly)
Mohammed K Billal, Vinothkumar Subramani, Chrysler India Automotive Pvt, Ltd.; Mohan Rao, Chrysler LLC; Tim Potok, Chrysler Corp.
2:40 p.m. 2014-01-1032
CAE Applications and Techniques used in Calculating the Snaps Insertions and Retentions Efforts in Automotive Trims
Mohammed K Billal, B V Moorthy, Chrysler India Automotive Pvt, Ltd.; Dan Aquilina, Steven Schenten, Chrysler LLC
3:00 p.m. 2014-01-1024
Thermophysical Properties Measurement of Interior Car Materials vs. Temperature and Mechanical Compression
Michael Kolich, Ford Motor Co.; Daniel Dooge, Mark Doroudian, ESI North America; Efim Litovsky, Richard Ng, Jacob Kleiman, Integrity Testing Labs
3:20 p.m. 2014-01-1028
Investigation of Finite Element Material Models for Instrument Panel Head Impact Simulation
Venkat Pisipati, Srikanth Krishnaraj, Edgar Quinto Campos, Inteva Products LLC
3:40 p.m. 2014-01-1026
Biobased Fillers for Polypropylene for Interior Application
Ayse Ademuwagun, Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc.; Joel Myers, Hyundai America Technical Center
Five Bonding Techniques of Side Door Trim Insert Skin Decoration (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Dinesh Pahuja, Arpit Kapila, Sanjay Haldar, Sandeep Raina, Maruti Suzuki Automobiles India Ltd.

Planned by Polymers and Coatings Committee / Materials Engineering Activity