Conference Program

Tuesday, May 25, 1999

7:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:15 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

  • Panos Papalambros, Director, ARC, and Professor, University of Michigan
  • George Carignan, Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Walter Bryzik, Chief Scientist, U.S. Army TACOM
  • Dennis Wend, Director, National Automotive Center, U.S. Army TACOM

8:45 KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

  • Neil Ressler, Vice President, Ford Motor Company
  • Urbain Vandeurzen, President and CEO, LMS International
  • Paul Hoeper, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research, Development, and Acquisition
  • John Geis, Brigadier General, U.S. Army, and Commanding General, Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center
            Question and Answer Panel

10:30 Break

11:00 VEHICLE INTEGRATION

            Dennis Assanis, Professor, and Jeffrey Stein, Professor, University of Michigan

12:00 Lunch (Pierpont Commons North Campus)

2:00 COMPONENT AND SUBSYSTEM MODELS FOR NEW MATERIALS

            Noboru Kikuchi, Professor, University of Michigan

2:45 VIRTUAL PROVING GROUNDS - EMERGING VEHICLE DEVELOPMENT TOOLS

            Edward Haug, Professor, University of Iowa

3:30 Break

4:00 VEHICLE ACTIVE SAFETY SYSTEMS

            Huei Peng, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

4:45 WRAP-UP

            Panos Papalambros, Director, ARC, and Professor, University of Michigan

5:00 ADJOURN (or LAB TOURS for interested attendees)

6:00 RECEPTION (Holiday Inn North Campus)

 

Wednesday, May 26, 1999

8:00 Continental Breakfast

8:30 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

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

PARALLEL TECHNICAL SESSIONS

The balance of the day's activities will be divided into two Parallel Sessions: (1) Vehicle Dynamics, Structures, and Virtual Environments; and (2) Advanced and Hybrid Powertrains, which will be held across the hall from the auditorium in room 1012. Each Parallel Session will run concurrent 30-minute presentations concentrating on specific technical issues.

Vehicle Dynamics, Structures, and Virtual Environments

(FXB Auditorium)

Thrust Area II - Prof. Edward Haug, Leader

INTRODUCTION
Edward Haug, Leader

9:00 - 9:30 REAL-TIME VEHICLE DYNAMIC SIMULATION

Dario Solis, Senior Research Scientist, University of Iowa

9:30 - 10:00 VIRTUAL PROVING GROUND MODELING

Yiannis Papelis, Senior Research Scientist, University of Iowa

10:00 - 10:30 Break

Thrust Area I - Prof. Jeffrey Stein, Leader

INTRODUCTION
Jeffrey Stein, Leader

10:30 - 11:00 AUGMENTATION OF DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS FOR RIDE QUALITY STUDIES

Bjorn Christensen, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

11:00 - 11:30 PROPER MODEL ACCURACY AND VALIDATION

Polat Sendur, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

11:30 - 12:00 pm WARNING AND CONTROL ALGORITHMS FOR VEHICLE ROLLOVER PREVENTION

Bo-Chiuan Chen, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

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

Thrust Area V - Prof. Gregory Hulbert, Leader

INTRODUCTION
Gregory Hulbert, Leader

1:00 - 1:30 NETWORK-DISTRIBUTED SIMULATION

Fan-Chung Tseng, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

1:30 - 2:00 COMBINED DESIGN AND CONTROL OPTIMIZATION

Julie Reyer, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

2:00 - 2:30 CONFIGURATION DESIGN OPTIMIZATION

Georges Fadel, Associate Professor, Clemson University

2:30 - 2:45 A MULTICRITERIA OPTIMIZATION METHODOLOGY FOR PLATFORM DESIGN

Matthew Parkinson, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

2:45 - 3:00 TARGET CASCADING IN OPTIMAL SYSTEM DESIGN

Hyung Min Kim, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

3:00 - 3:30 Break

Thrust Area III - Prof. Christophe Pierre, Leader

3:30 - 4:00 SIMULATING SPROCKET/WHEEL AND TRACK/TERRAIN CONTACT IN TRACKED VEHICLES

Noel Perkins, Professor, University of Michigan

4:00 - 4:30 VIBRATION TRANSMISSION IN COMPLEX VEHICLE STRUCTURES

Matthew Castanier, Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan

4:30 - 5:00 A NEW STUDY ON RELIABILITY-BASED DESIGN OPTIMIZATION FOR FATIGUE LIFE

K.K. Choi, Professor, University of Iowa

5:00 ADJOURN (or LAB TOURS for interested attendees)

 

Advanced and Hybrid Powertrains

(FXB Room 1012)

Thrust Area IV - Prof. Naeim Henein, Leader

9:00 - 9:15 ADVANCED AND HYBRID POWERTRAIN RESEARCH

Naeim Henein, Professor, Wayne State University

9:15 - 10:00 SIMULATION, VERIFICATION, AND INTEGRATION OF DIESEL ENGINE PROCESSES AND SUBSYSTEMS

Dennis Assanis, Professor, University of Michigan

10:00 - 10:30 Break

10:30 - 11:00 FLEXIBLE POWERTRAIN TRANSIENTS

John Moskwa, Professor, University of Wisconsin

11:00 - 11:30 DIESEL ENGINE COLD START TRANSIENT COMBUSTION AND WHITE SMOKE

Naeim Henein, Professor, Wayne State University

11:30 - 12:00 PRESSURE BASED DIAGNOSTICS FOR DIESEL ENGINE TRANSIENTS

Scott Fiveland, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

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

1:00 - 1:30 VALVE TRAIN DYNAMICS AND FRICTION MODELS AND VERIFICATION

Dinu Taraza, Professor, Wayne State University

1:30 - 2:00 ENGINE FRICTION MODEL AND ERROR ANALYSIS

Nabil Chalhoub, Professor, Wayne State University

2:00 - 2:30 OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES FOR THE DESIGN OF HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEMS

George Delagrammatikas, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

2:30 - 3:00 VISUALIZATION OF IN-CYLINDER PROCESSES FOR MODEL VERIFICATION

Ming-Chia Lai, Professor, Wayne State University

3:00 - 3:30 Break

3:30 - 4:00 PROPER MODELING OF INTEGRATED VEHICLE SYSTEMS

Geoff Rideout, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Michigan

4:00 - 4:30 INTELLIGENT VEHICLE SPEED CONTROLLER

Yongsheng Wang, Research Investigator, University of Michigan

4:30 - 5:00 CONCLUDING REMARKS AND DISCUSSIONS

Naeim Henein, Professor, Wayne State University

5:00 ADJOURN (or LAB TOURS for interested attendees)

 

Exhibits and Tours: Onsite exhibits will include simulation demonstrations. In addition, tours of research labs will be conducted on both days to interested parties.