This technical paper collection contains 49 papers on drivetrain, powertrain and transmissions. Topics include: powertrain mechanical systems; thermal systems; engine exhaust aftertreatment and integration; fuel economy improvement and CO2 reduction; powertrain performance, emissions and controls; fuel and fluid systems; and hybrid powertrains.
This technical paper collection focuses on innovations with foundation brake and apply system components (calipers, rotors, drums, bearings, parking, and actuation). It also addresses integration at all levels (pad to caliper, caliper to corner, corner and actuation to vehicle). Examples of coverage include but are not limited to: component design, performance enhancements, system sizing/configuration, drag reduction, pedal feel, mass reduction, and thermal management by new designs/innovative materials.
Evolving demands on brake systems driven by hybrid and electric vehicle architectures are providing opportunity for new component and brake system configurations and a demand for greater integration of the brake control system with overall vehicle controls. This technical paper collection offers new concepts and ideas for electrically powered and controlled brake calipers, improvements in control strategies and system safety considerations.
This technical paper collection addresses modeling, simulation, analysis, and control (MSA&C) of components, subsystems, and systems pertinent to aerospace power specifically 1. tools and techniques (including optimization algorithms, model-based design, and MSA&C in the loop with hardware; 2. component, subsystem, platform MSA&C; 3. mission and campaign level MSA&C; and 4. verification and validation of MSA&C.
This technical paper collection covers emissions measuring techniques and testing regimes including new analysis techniques and the novel application of existing techniques, the comparison of existing and proposed testing regimes with real world experience, including modeling.
This technical paper collection focusses on state of the art simulation technologies for modeling thermal systems and their application in the development and optimization of vehicle thermal management and fuel economy. The papers included will range from empirical, 1D modeling methods to three dimensional CFD models as well as coupled methods.
The success of HEV's, PHEV's & EV's is highly dependent on their batteries. This technical paper collection focuses on advanced battery technologies, including, but not limited to: advanced materials and cell chemistries, battery management systems and controls, modeling, testing, diagnosis and health monitoring, safety, reliability, durability, battery charging, battery economics/cost reduction, and system integration/optimization. These topics can be addressed at the cell, module, pack or vehicle levels.
This technical paper collection covers topics such as: new materials for lean NOx traps (LNT) and Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR); system integration and durability; advances in NOx catalyst substrates, novel reductants and mixing designs.
Power electronics and electric motors are essential for improving vehicle efficiency through drivetrain electrification. This technical paper collection covers technologies that support high efficiency, high power density, and low cost motors and power modules are required for the success of vehicle electrification.
This technical paper collection focuses on technologies such as advanced and partially mixed combustion, cooled EGR boosting, ignition and direct injection technologies, pressure boosting, intelligent combustion, thermal efficiency, fully variable valvetrains, and other new and developing technologies.
This technical paper collection covers vehicle aerodynamic development, drag reduction and fuel economy, handling and stability, cooling flows, surface soiling and water management, vehicle internal environment, tyre aerodynamics and modelling, aeroacoustics, structural response to aerodynamic loading, simulating the on-road environment, onset flow turbulence, unsteady aerodynamics, fundamental flow structures, new test methods and facilities, new applications of computational fluid dynamics simulation, competition vehicle aerodynamics.
This technical paper collection is focused on vehicle dynamics and controls using modeling and simulation, and experimental analysis of passenger cars, heavy trucks, and wheeled military vehicles. The papers address active and passive safety systems to mitigate rollover, yaw instability and braking issues; driving simulators and hardware-in-the-loop systems; suspension kinematics and compliance, steering dynamics, advanced active suspension technologies; and tire force and moment mechanics.
This technical paper collection focuses on new theory, formulation and modeling of amplitude-, frequency- and temperature-dependent nonlinear components/systems such as rubber and hydraulic mounts or bushings, shock absorbers, and any joint friction/damping; dynamic characterization through lab and field testing; Linearization methodology; Model validation, application, and sensitivity analysis in vehicle system/subsystem simulations; Nonlinear system identification, modeling, and application in testing accuracy improvement, etc.