Conference Program

Tuesday, May 19, 1998

7:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
  * Stephen Director, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering, University of Michigan
  * Panos Papalambros, ARC Director, University of Michigan
  * Walter Bryzik, Chief Scientist, Tank-Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), U.S. Army
  * Dennis Wend, Director, National Automotive Center (NAC), TARDEC, U.S. Army
9:00 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  * Kenneth Baker, Vice President, Global R&D Operations, General Motors Corporation
  * Roger McCarthy, CEO, Failure Analysis Associates
  * J. C. Williams, Group Director, Advanced Simulation - Vice President, TASC, Inc.
10:30 Break
11:00 CASE STUDY I : METHODOLOGIES FOR DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF HEAVY DUTY TRUCK MOBILITY
12:00 Lunch (North Campus Pierpont Commons)
2:00 CASE STUDY II: DYNAMIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF TRACKED VEHICLES
3:00 Break
3:30 CASE STUDY III : SYSTEMS ENGINEERING METHODS APPLIED TO HYBRID VEHICLE PROPULSION
4:30 CASE STUDY IV: REAL-TIME VIRTUAL PROVING GROUND SIMULATION
5:00 WRAP-UP
5:15 ADJOURN
6:00 RECEPTION (North Campus Holiday Inn, Salon C & D)


Wednesday, May 20, 1998