SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Electric Motor & Power Electronics (Part 1 of 3)
(Session Code: PFL740)

Room 140 F  8:40 a.m.

Power electronics and electric motors are essential for improving vehicle efficiency through drivetrain electrification. Technologies that support high efficiency, high power density, and low cost motors and power modules are required for the success of vehicle electrification.

Organizers - John Czubay, GM; Sergey P. Gladyshev, Michigan-Dearborn University; Laura Marlino, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Constantine N. Raptis, GM Powertrain; Serdar Yonak, Infineon Technologies North America Corp.

Time Paper No. Title
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-1888
State of the Art and Future Trends of Electric Drives and Power Electronics for Automotive Engineering
Jürgen Fabian, Mario Hirz, Klaus Krischan, Graz University of Technology
9:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Improved performance and life time of power modules utilizing new 400V-IGBT technology
Carlos Castro, Infineon Technologies AG; Dennis Ward, Infineon Technologies North America Corp
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-1872
Study on Miniaturization of an Air-Cooled Inverter Integrated with Motor
Hideo Yoshida, Hiroyuki Nakayama, Yukio Mizukoshi, Yasuyuki Asahara, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
9:40 a.m.
Networking Break
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-1890
Specification and Design of a Switched Reluctance 48 V Belt Integrated Starter Generator (B-ISG) for Mild Hybrid Passenger Car Applications
John Kelly, Peter Scanes, Paul Bloore, Controlled Power Technologies
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-1875
Modeling of the System Level Electric Drive using Efficiency Maps Obtained by Simulation Methods
Chao Chen, IMCC; Martin Mohr, Graz University of Technology; Franz Diwoky, AVL LIST GmbH
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-1876
Virtual Prototyping of Electric Drive Systems for System-Level Parameter Studies and Optimization
Shola Slough, Paul Goossens, Maplesoft; Christine Schwarz, ISKO; Thanh-Son Dao, Maplesoft
11:00 a.m. 2014-01-1873
Development of an Exhaust Driven Turbine-Generator Integrated Gas Energy Recovery System (TIGERS®)
Andrew Haughton, Andy Dickinson, Controlled Power Technologies
A Review of Various Converter Topologies for SRM Drives (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
George Shelly Lukose; S Paramasivam; M Vijayakumar

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-GTL-00001 and COLL-TP-00386, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Hybrid and Electric Powertrains Committee / Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Activity