SAE/JSAE 2014 Small Engine Technology Conference & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, November 18

Measurement & Simulation (part 1 of 5)
(Session Code: SETC4)

Room Hall 90B  10:30

The session is associated with engine and vehicle simulation tasks and their related measurements. Simulation and measurement methodology as well as the simulation and measurement application on development tasks will find a place within the session.

Organizers - Stephan Schmidt, Graz University of Technology; Giovanni Ferrara, Univ. of Florence; Michihisa Mick Nakagawa, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.; Shigeru Fujii, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
Chairpersons - Giovanni Ferrara, Univ. of Florence; Stephan Schmidt, Graz University of Technology; Michihisa Nakagawa, Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd

Time Paper No. Title
10:30 2014-32-0055
Multi-Objective Optimization of the Timing System on a Small 2-Wheeler Engine (SOHC): Methodology and Case Study
Francesco Maiani, Alessio Sisi, Walther Leardini, Piaggio & C SpA
11:00 2014-32-0060
Improvement of the specific fuel consumption at partial load in SI engines by design strategies based on high compression ratio
Giovanni Vichi, Luca Romani, Giovanni Ferrara, Univ. of Florence; Luca Carmignani, Francesco Maiani, Piaggio & C SpA
11:30 2014-32-0048
Development of a 0D Model Starting From Different RANS CFD Tumble Flow Fields in Order to Predict the Turbulence Evolution at Ignition Timing
Stefania Falfari, Claudio Forte, Federico Brusiani, Gian Marco Bianchi, Giulio Cazzoli, Cristian Catellani, University of Bologna

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00445 and COLL-TP-00453, and also individually. To purchase visit