SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Transmission and Driveline (Part 5 of 7): Launch Devices
(Session Code: PFL650)

Room 357  3:00 p.m.

This Session includes papers on torque converter, launch clutch, and damper design, development, testing, and modeling.

Organizers - Rakan Chabaan, Gang Chen, John C. Collins, Chrysler Group LLC; Patrick Robert Darmstadt, Boeing Helicopters; Hussein Dourra, Chrysler Group LLC; Fabio Ferreira, Schaeffler Brasil, Ltd.; Michael E. Fingerman, John A. Frait, Chrysler Group LLC; Joel Gunderson, James Hendrickson, Chunhao Lee, Thomas Martin, General Motors Co.; David Popejoy, Craig Renneker, Ford Motor Co.; Farzad Samie, General Motors Co.; Brian Carl Schneidewind, Toyota Technical Center USA Inc.; Tejinder Singh, General Motors Co.; Robert A. Smithson, Dana Holding Corporation; Erich L. Wilfinger, Jatco USA Inc.; Dongxu Li, General Motors Co.; Berthold Martin, Chrysler Group LLC
Chairpersons - Michael E. Fingerman, Chrysler Group LLC; Dongxu Li, General Motors Co.; Brandon Otulakowski, Chrysler Corporation LLC

Time Paper No. Title
3:00 p.m. 2014-01-1752
A Fluid Model Extension of the Torque Converter into the Overrunning Regime
Ewan Pritchard, Richard Gould, Richard Johnson, North Carolina State Univ.
3:20 p.m. 2014-01-1750
Analysis of Temperature Prediction of Friction Surface over Multi Plate Lock-Up Clutch for Torque Converter
Yuya Kishi, Exedy Corporation, Ltd.; Nobuyuki Oshima, Hokkaido Univ.; Shinji Fujimoto, Tomohiro Tasaka, Exedy Corporation, Ltd.
3:40 p.m. 2014-01-1751
A Study on Friction Characteristics at Low Pressure Slip Condition of Wet - Clutch
Daisuke Okamoto

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, SUB-TP-00003, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Transmission and Driveline Committee / Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Activity