Conference Program

Tuesday, May 23, 2000

7:15 - 8:15 am    Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 - 8:45    WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Moderator:    Panos Papalambros, Professor and Director, ARC, University of Michigan
Welcome: Stephen Director, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, University of Michigan
Fawwaz Ulaby, Vice President for Research, University of Michigan
Walter Bryzik, Chief Scientist, U.S. Army TACOM-TARDEC

8:45 - 9:30    KEYNOTE SESSION I: FUTURE VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES (HYBRID VEHICLES)
Moderator:    Panos Papalambros

Government Viewpoint
Speakers: Paul Hoeper, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology
Major General John Caldwell, Jr., Commanding General, U.S. Army TACOM
Dennis Wend, Director, National Automotive Center, U.S. Army TACOM-TARDEC

9:30 - 10:15    Industry Viewpoint
Speakers: Bernard Robertson, Senior Vice President, DaimlerChrysler Corporation
Thomas Moore, Vice President, DaimlerChrysler Corporation

10:15 - 10:30    Question and Answer Session

10:30 - 11:00    Break

11:00 - 12:30 pm    KEYNOTE SESSION II: INTERNET-BASED VEHICLE SIMULATION TECHNOLOGIES (iARC)
Moderator: JoseŽ-Marie Griffiths, Chief Information Officer and Executive Director, Information Technology Division, University of Michigan
Panelists: Richard Harrison, President and CEO, Parametric Technologies Corporation
Roger McCarthy, Chairman of the Board, Exponent Failure Analysis Associates
Tim Kounadis, Vice President, Hyperwave Information Management, Inc.
Michael Rudy, President, Hypertree Corporation

12:30 - 1:30    Lunch (Pierpont Commons, North Campus)

2:00 - 2:30    TECHNICAL OVERVIEW I: INTEGRATED HYBRID VEHICLE SIMULATION
   Dennis Assanis, Professor and Deputy Director, ARC, University of Michigan

2:30 - 3:00    TECHNICAL OVERVIEW II: VEHICLE STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS
   Christophe Pierre, Professor, University of Michigan

3:00 - 3:30    Break

3:30 - 4:00    TECHNICAL OVERVIEW III: VIRTUAL PROVING GROUND
   Edward Haug, Professor, University of Iowa, and Mongi Abidi, Professor, University of Tennessee

4:00 - 4:30    TECHNICAL OVERVIEW IV: TARGET CASCADING IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
   Panos Papalambros, Professor and Director, ARC, and Nestor Michelena, Research Scientist, University of Michigan

4:30 - 5:00    WRAP-UP AND Q & A
   Panos Papalambros

5:00    ADJOURN (or tour of Lay Engine Research Laboratory)
Interested attendees will need to sign up at the registration desk earlier in the day for the Lay Engine Research Laboratory Tour

6:00 - 8:00    RECEPTION (North Campus Holiday Inn)

 

Wednesday, May 24, 2000

8:00 - 8:30 am    Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00    WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

        Dennis Assanis, Professor and Deputy Director, ARC, University of Michigan
Walter Bryzik, Chief Scientist, U.S. Army TACOM-TARDEC
William Fiorani, Associate Director, National Automotive Center, U.S. Army TACOM -TARDEC
James Overholt, Leader, Simulation Technologies Team, National Automotive Center, U.S. Army TACOM-TARDEC

9:00 - 12:00    PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSIONS

The balance of the day's activities will be divided into three Parallel Sessions:

    ( 1 )  Virtual Environments, Dynamics, Controls, and Structures
    ( 2 )  Powertrain Systems; and
    ( 3 )  Internet-based Product Development

Each Parallel Session will mainly run concurrent presentations concentrating on specific technical issues. This will allow attendees to visit different sessions, depending on their interests, throughout the day.

12:00 - 1:00 pm    Lunch (FXB Building)

4:30    ADJOURN

Exhibits and Tours: Onsite exhibits will include simulation demonstrations. In addition, a tour of the Lay Engine Research Laboratory will be conducted on both days to interested parties; need to sign up at registration desk.



VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS, DYNAMICS, CONTROLS, AND STRUCTURES
(FXB Auditorium)

Moderator: Edward Haug

9:00 - 9:30 am    AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF VIRTUAL PROVING GROUND DATABASES USING HIGH RESULTION GPS
    Yiannis Papelis, Senior Research Scientist, University of Iowa

9:30 - 10:00    REAL-TIME VEHICLE SIMULATION METHODS
    Dario Solis, Senior Research Scientist, and Chief, Modeling and Simulation Branch, University of Iowa

10:00 - 10:30    Break

10:30 - 11:00    VIRTUAL VEHICLE DRIVING SIMULATION
    Edzko Smid, Research Scientist, Oakland University

11:00 - 11:30    PERCEPTUAL OVERLAYS FOR TEACHING ADVANCED DRIVING SKILLS
    Brent Gillespie, Assistant Professor, and Micah Steele, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

11:30 - 12:00    ROLLOVER WARNING/CONTROL FOR SPORTS UTILITY VEHICLES
    Bo-Chiuan Chen, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

12:00 - 1:00 pm    Lunch (FXB Building)

Moderator: Christophe Pierre

1:00 - 1:30    RELIABILITY-BASED DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF FATIGUE LIFE
    K. K. Choi, Professor, University of Iowa

1:30 - 2:00    EFFICIENT REDUCED ORDER MODELING OF LOW- TO MID-FREQUENCY VIBRATION AND POWER FLOW IN COMPLEX STRUCTURES
    Matthew Castanier, Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan

2:00 - 2:30    MODELING TRACK-WHEEL-TERRAIN INTERACTION WITH HIGH FIDELITY
    Zheng-Dong Ma, Associate Research Scientist, University of Michigan

2:30 - 3:00    Break

Moderator: Jeffrey Stein

3:00 - 3:30    POWER MANAGEMENT OF A PARALLEL HYBRID TRUCK
    Huei Peng, Professor, University of Michigan

3:30 - 4:00    PROPER SYSTEM MODELS FOR DESIGN: ALGORITHMS FOR ASSESSING MODEL QUALITY
    Polat Sendur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

4:00 - 4:30    ENERGY FINITE ELEMENT COMPUTATIONS FOR ARMY VEHICLES AND HYBRID FINITE ELEMENT DEVELOPMENTS
    Xi Zhao, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan (presently with General Motors Corporation)

4:30    ADJOURN (or Lay Engine Research Laboratory Tour)
Sign up for Tour at registration desk




ADVANCED AND HYBRID POWERTRAINS
(Room 1012 )

Moderator: Naeim Henein

9:00 - 9:15 am    INTRODUCTION
    Naeim Henein, Professor, Wayne State University

9:15 - 10:00    ARC II RESEARCH AT UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
    Dennis Assanis, Professor and Deputy Director, ARC, University of Michigan

10:00 - 10:30    Break

10:30 - 11:00    CONTRIBUTION OF HEV COLD AND HOT STARTS IN ENGINE-OUT EMISSIONS
    Naeim Henein, Professor, Wayne State University

11:00 - 11:30    MODELING AND INTEGRATION OF CONVENTIONAL AND HYBRID TRUCK SYSTEMS
    Loucas Louca and Zoran Filipi, Assistant Research Scientists, University of Michigan

11:30 - 12:00    FUEL INJECTION AND SPRAY BEHAVIOR UNDER HEV OPERATION
    Ming-Chia Lai, Professor, Wayne State University

12:00 - 1:00 pm    Lunch (FXB Building)

Moderator: Dennis Assanis

1:00 - 1:30    M-2 POWERTRAIN MODEL
    John Moskwa, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1:30 - 2:00    ENGINE SYSTEM OPTIMIZATION METHODOLOGIES
    George Delagrammatikas, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

2:00 - 2:30    CYLINDER POWER DISTRIBUTION AND ITS EFFECT ON FUEL ECONOMY IN HEV OPERATION
    Dinu Taraza, Professor, Wayne State University

2:30 - 2:45    Break

2:45 - 3:15    DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUDING REMARKS

3:00 - 4:30    WORKING AND PLANNING SESSION (All ARC University Partners)

4:30    ADJOURN (or Lay Engine Research Laboratory Tour)
Sign up for Tour at registration desk




INTERNET-BASED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
(Room 1032 )

Moderator: Panos Papalambros

RESEARCH PERSPECTIVE

9:00 - 9:30 am    TARGET CASCADING: A DESIGN PROCESS FOR ACHIEVING VEHICLE TARGETS
    Hyung Min Kim and Geoff Rideout, Graduate Research Assistants, University Michigan

9:30 - 10:00    SHARING DESIGN INFORMATION
    H. V. Jagadish, Professor, University of Michigan

10:00 - 10:30    Break

SOFTWARE PERSPECTIVE

10:30 - 11:30    PTC - WINDCHILL - Paul Giaconia, Vice President
HYPERWAVE - Tim Kounadis, Vice President
HYPERTREE - Michael Rudy, President

11:30 - 12:00    DISCUSSION

12:00 - 1:00 pm    Lunch (FXB Building)