SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

LCA and Sustainable Materials/Manufacturing
(Session Code: SDP114)

Room 115 A  8:00 a.m.

This session reviews life cycle assessments on materials, technologies, and processes as well as sustainable materials and manufacturing. The topics include but are not limited to updates on the development of life cycle analysis databases for use by the national and international community, advance material recycling technologies, remanufacturing and serviceability, materials or components reuse, as well as reduction and/or elimination of substances of concern and volatile organic compound.

Organizers - Deepak Gupta, Wichita State University; Susan Sawyer-Beaulieu, Univ. of Windsor; Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, West Virginia University
Chairpersons - Deepak Gupta, Wichita State University; Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, West Virginia University; Subodh Chaudhari, Hudson Technologies

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-1960
Design for Compliance of Mechatronics Systems in Automotive: Material Tracking and Product Data Management Considerations
Vukica Jovanovic, Mileta Tomovic, Old Dominion University; Lisa Ncube, AT Still University; Ana Djuric, WSU SSIM; Petros Katsioloudis, Old Dominion University; Filip Cuckov, University of Massachusetts Boston
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-1004
Life Cycle Energy and Environmental Assessment of Aluminum-Intensive Vehicle Design
Sujit Das, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-1959
A Life Cycle Assessment of Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites in Automotive Applications
Claire Boland, Robb DeKleine, Aditi Moorthy, Gregory Keoleian, Univ. of Michigan; Hyung Chul Kim, Ellen Lee, Timothy J. Wallington, Ford Motor Co.
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-1964
Life Cycle Land Requirement, Energy Consumption and GHG Emissions of Biodiesel Derived from Microalgae and Jatropha curcas Seeds in China
Tingting Zhang, Xiaomin Xie, Zhen Huang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
9:20 a.m. ORAL ONLY
GREET Life-Cycle Analysis for Natural Gas Use in Transportation: Natural Gas Vehicles, Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles, and Battery Electric Vehicles
Michael Wang, Argonne National Laboratory
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-1005
The Potential of New Vehicle Concepts For Transport Optimization and GHG Emission Reduction in Urban Areas
Helmut Brunner, Mario Hirz, Graz University of Technology
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-1956
Food Processing and Automotive Manufacturing: an Environmental Friendly Approach to Synthetic Rubber
Alessandro Libriani, Henniges Automotive
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-1958
Comparison of Water Strategy Tools for Automotive Manufacturing
Bert Bras, Andrew Carlile, Georgia Institute of Technology; Thomas Niemann, Sherry Mueller, Hyung Chul Kim, Timothy Wallington, Heidi McKenzie, Susan Rokosz, Ford Motor Co.
10:40 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Bio-based Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) from BASF
Emre Kurtoglu, BASF
11:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
CSA 2014 Guidance Document for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Auto Parts
Alain Dubreuil, Natural Resources Canada; Lindita Bushi, Athena Institute; Steven B. Young, Univ. of Waterloo
Benefits of a Higher Octane Standard Gasoline for the U.S. Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Eric W. Chow, John B. Heywood, Sloan Automotive Laboratory, MIT; Raymond L. Speth, MIT
The Potential of Lightweight Materials and Advanced Combustion Engines to Reduce Life Cycle Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Anne Marie Lewis, Gregory Keoleian, Jarod Kelly, Univ. of Michigan

Planned by Sustainable Development Program Committee / Engineering Meetings Board