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Engine Boosting Systems, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection covers conceptual, modeling and experimental studies relating to advanced turbochargers/superchargers and advanced boosting systems to achieve increased power density, better fuel economy, and reduced emissions.
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Powertrain NVH, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection sets out to reflect the recent advances on the research, development and practices of Powertrain NVH treatment. The technical papers are of interest to powertrain system designers, testing specialists, NVH experts, and other individuals who evaluate and develop technologies to control powertrain NVH. The coverage includes: engine, engine subsystem and components noise and vibration; powertrain systems noise measurement and instrumentation; powertrain systems noise analysis.
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Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO), 2015

2015-04-14
Multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) focuses on optimizing the performances of complex systems that involve multiple interacting disciplines. It may encompasses design synthesis, sensitivity analysis, approximation concepts, optimization methods and strategies, artificial intelligence, and rule-based design - all in the context of integrated design dealing with multiple disciplines and interacting subsystems or systems of systems. Papers of interest include: Optimization Methods and Algorithms, Optimization Framework and Applications, Structural Optimization, Topology/Shape/Size Optimization, Uncertainty and Reliability Methods, etc.
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Occupant Protection: Occupant Restraints (Air Bags, Seat Belts, Knee Bolsters, Child Seats, etc.), 2015

2015-04-14
The Occupant Restraints technical paper collection highlights papers that document new research on the restraint topics of airbags, seat belts, inflatable bolsters/seat belts, knee bolsters, Child Restraint Systems (CRS) and other related areas. These papers could include several of the following: technology description, occupant performance considerations, field data studies, development/validation methodology / results, CAE/Finite Element methods/results, packaging, and implementation / performance challenges.
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Advanced Emission Components and Systems for Gasoline Vehicles, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection covers the systems engineering experience required to achieve ultra-low emission levels on light-duty vehicles. Emission system component topics include the development of advanced three-way catalysts, the development of NOX control strategies for gasoline lean burn engines, the application of high cell density substrates to advanced emission systems, and the integration of these components into full vehicle emission systems.
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Load Simulation and Vehicle Performance: Ride Comfort, 2015

2015-04-14
This collection of technical papers focus on studies of driver behavior modeling, driving simulator techniques, vehicle ride comfort evaluation and enhancement, test/simulation correlation analysis, vehicle elastomeric component modeling (i.e. bushings, rubber mounts, springs, dampers, seat cushions), passive, semi-active and active suspension systems, suspension seat analysis and modeling techniques, the effect and control of beaming, shaking, impact harshness, brake judder and any other phenomena affecting ride comfort of driver, passengers, goods, etc.
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Combustion in Compression-Ignition Engines: In-Cylinder Processes, 2015

2015-04-14
Papers focusing on in-cylinder processes of classical diesel engine combustion with relatively short ignition delay, including papers dealing with low CR and high EGR calibrations. Subject matter may include both simulation results and experimental work, including applications of optical diagnostics, with emphasis on in-cylinder spray, evaporation, mixing, pollutant formation/destruction, or any other in-cylinder phenomena.
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Body Engineering and Design, 2015

2015-04-14
Body Engineering & Design papers cover several important areas that are related to vehicle body, including its components such as instrument panel, steering column and wheel, seats, hood, decklid, transmission cross-member, hard mounted chassis, CRFM, etc. The topics included are: Novel concepts, Analysis, Design, Testing, Predictions of strength, stiffness, and fatigue life, Various welding methods, Improvement in vehicle body quality, durability, reliability, and Performance of safety, ride & handling, NVH, aerodynamics, mass reduction, as well as fuel economy.
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Occupant Protection: Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety, 2015

2015-04-14
The pedestrian and cyclist safety session focuses on research and development efforts aimed at protecting pedestrians and cyclists in the event of vehicle impact. Papers covern injury biomechanics, vehicle design, dummy and impactor development, computational modeling, regulations and consumer assessment testing, active safety and collision avoidance.
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Energy Efficiency of Thermal Systems, 2015

2015-04-14
Proper thermal management can significantly contribute to overall system energy efficiency. This technical paper collection highlights the latest developments in thermal management energy efficiency.
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Driveline Modeling, 2015

2015-04-14
Proper thermal management can significantly contribute to overall system energy efficiency. These technical papers highlight the latest developments in thermal management energy efficiency.
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The Multi Material Lightweight Vehicle (MMLV) Project

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection includes a DOE Vehicle Technologies paper as well as papers specific to the MMLV subsystems, and full vehicle test results including safety, corrosion, durability and NVH. The Life Cycle Analysis results associated with a 23.5% (363kg) full vehicle mass reduction, engine downsizing and lightweight materials, indicates a 21% reduction in fuel usage (6 mpg), 16% reduction in Global Warming Potential (CO2) and 16% reduction in Total Primary Energy vs 2013 Ford Fusion.
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Fatigue Modeling/Testing & CAE Durability Analysis, 2015

2015-04-14
This collection of technical papers focuses on state-of-the-art fatigue theory and advanced development in fatigue testing, material behavior under cyclic loading, and fatigue analysis methodology & research in the ground vehicle industry.
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Control System Design & Calibration, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection covers the control, calibration, and diagnostics of the engine, powertrain, and supporting electromechanical subsystems related to energy management in conventional and hybrid operation, considering the simultaneous optimization of hardware design parameters and control software calibration parameters.
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Electric Motor & Power Electronics, 2015

2015-04-14
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.
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New CI & SI Engines and Components, 2015

2015-04-14
This collection of technical papers cover topics regarding new CI and SI engines and components. This includes analytical, experimental, and computational studies covering hardware development as well as design and analysis techniques.
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HCCI, 2015

2015-04-14
Classical HCCI combustion with temperature controlling combustion onset and only a modest effect of fuel injection. Papers describing experiments and test data, simulation results focused on applications, fuel/additive effects, combustion control, and mode change are part of this collection.
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