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Model-Based Controls and Software Development, 2015

2015-04-14
Model-Based Design has become a well-accepted development style for embedded control and software. This technical paper collection is designed to cover new processes, methods, and applications of new processes / methods to reduce development time and improve software quality. A particular emphasis will be placed on methods such as executable specification, design through simulation, early verification, automatic code generation, and model-in-the-loop testing.
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Load Simulation and Vehicle Performance: Multi-body Dynamics, 2015

2015-04-14
Focusing on multibody system modeling and simulation results, rigid and flexible body modeling, mount loads predictions for vehicle body, frame/sub-frame, leaf-spring, exhaust system, driveline, and powertrain, the comparison of modeling techniques between vehicle dynamics simulation and durability loads simulation, optimal development process considering vehicle dynamics and durability loads, data processing and analysis techniques, loads sensitivity analyses for various model parameters, DOE and optimal design techniques for loads minimization, prediction of manufacturing tolerance effects on loads, robust design methods, driver modeling, and FE-based system modeling.
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Particle Emissions from Combustion Sources, 2015

2015-04-14
This technical paper collection focuses on particle emissions from combustion engines, including measurement and testing methods, and the effects of changes in fuel composition. Papers also cover the topics of the environmental and health effects of elemental carbon and organic carbon that constitutes solid cored particles plus the environmental and health effects of secondary organic aerosol emissions. This includes particulate emissions from both gasoline and diesel engines.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Small Engines - Engine Controls, 2014

2014-11-11
This technical paper collection contains papers that are related to design, development and testing of new or innovative electronic controls or control systems for internal combustion engines. Topics may include hardware, software and algorithm/function innovations as well as the associated sensors or actuators employed in the control system. Applications may range from very simple systems for 1-cylinder engines to more complex systems for high-performance or multi-cylinder engines.
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Small Engines - Diesel Engine, 2014

2014-11-11
This technical paper collection covers papers that pertain to studies of naturally aspirated and boosted diesel engines including their design, emission control, NVH, fuel system, fuel type, aftertreatment, combustion quality, or engine control.
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Small Engines - Measurement & Simulation, 2014

2014-11-11
This technical paper collection contains papers on engine and vehicle simulation tasks and their related measurements. Simulation and measurement methodology as well as the simulation and measurement application on development tasks are also covered.
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Small Engines - Engine Technology, 2014

2014-11-11
This technical paper collection contains papers on advanced engine technologies, design, and development for thermal efficiency, performance, and emissions, including cycle simulation.
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Powertrain Fuels & Lubricants - Multi-Dimensional Engine Modeling, 2014

2014-10-13
This technical paper collection reflects the truly multi-disciplinary nature of the field of Multi-Dimensional Engine Modeling. The papers cover advances in the development and application of models and tools involved in multi-dimensional engine modeling. This includes advances in chemical kinetics, combustion and spray modeling, turbulence, heat transfer, mesh generation, and approaches targeting improved computational efficiency.
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Commercial Vehicles - Drivetrain/Powertrain/Transmissions 2014

2014-09-30
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.
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