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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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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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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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Vehicle Aerodynamics, 2015

2015-04-14
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.
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Multi-Dimensional Engine Modeling, 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 invited and will be placed in appropriate sub-sessions.
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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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Vehicle Dynamics, Stability and Control, 2015

2015-04-14
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.
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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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CAD/CAM/CAE Technology, 2015

2015-04-14
This collection contains papers advancing the knowledge in product design, manufacturing processes, and engineering analysis using the state-of-the-art computer technology. The scope includes such areas as CFD, manufacturing and assembly simulation, crash-worthiness, computational mechanics, mold flow, ride simulation, ergonomic design, NVH, reverse engineering, etc.
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Fuel and Additive Effects on Engine Systems, 2015

2015-04-14
This collection contains papers considering the compatibility of current and potential oxygenated fuels with existing infrastructure materials, the emissions performance of renewable fuels with engine modification or the addition of additives and a paper on the understanding the behaviour of diesel cold flow additives.
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Advanced Analysis, Design, and Optimization for Materials, Restraints, and Structures for Enhanced Automotive Safety and Weight Reduction, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection places an emphasis on, but not limited to, innovative ideas to enhance automotive safety with improved material constitutive modeling, analysis method developments, simulation and pre/post processing tools, optimization techniques, crash code developments, finite element model updating, model validation and verification techniques, dummies and occupants, restraint systems, passive safety as well as lightweight material applications and designs.
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RCCI and Dual-Fuel Low Temperature Combustion, 2015

2015-04-14
Computational modeling and analysis of Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) combustion. Papers focus on analyzing and improving RCCI combustion using novel injection strategies, combustion chamber designs, and fueling combinations.
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Advanced Battery Technologies, 2015

2015-04-14
The success of HEV's, PHEV's & EV's is highly dependent on their batteries. This 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.
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Thermal Systems Modeling and Simulation, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection focuses 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 in this collection will range from empirical, 1D modeling methods to three dimensional CFD models as well as coupled methods.
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Design Optimization - Methods and Applications, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection features new and improved optimization techniques and on application of different optimization methods in component and vehicle design. Methods include deterministic and stochastic optimization techniques. Applications range from noise pressure optimization and vehicle dynamic response optimization to sub-system topology and shape and full vehicle gage and topology optimization.
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Virtual Design and Engineering, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection will showcase the creation and application of various tools that will allow for the design and manufacture of parts, equipment, facilities and tests that eliminate the need for physical part prototyping early in a program. The ability to model various aspects of design, test and manufacturing allows for more accurate, cost effective and faster development and product delivery to market.
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Fuel Injection and Sprays, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection is devoted to experimental and computational work in the area of fuel injection systems and sprays. Topics include: spray characterization, cavitation, multi-phase jet modeling, CFD models for spray processes, wall films and impingement, hydraulic circuit analysis, and dissolved gas effects.
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Controls for Hybrids and Electric Powertrains, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection covers powertrain control processes related to achieving stringent market fuel economy, emissions, performance, reliability, and quality demands of hybrid and electric powertrains. Topics include the control, calibration, and diagnostics of the engine, powertrain, and supporting electromechanical subsystems related to energy management.
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