Program 2019

INTRODUCTORY SEMINARSYMPOSIUM DAY ONESYMPOSIUM DAY TWO

13 – 14 MAY 2019

BASICS AND PRACTICE OF HYBRID AND ELECTRIC DRIVES, AUTOMOTIVE TRANSMISSIONS

OBJECTIVE
Newcomers and beginners will get an overview of the basics of hybrid, electric and conventional drives during the Introductory Seminar. Based on road resistance, propulsion systems and auxiliaries HEV and EV concepts will be compared, the role of launch devices, transmissions and other drivetrain elements will be defined.

About the instructors
The Introductory Seminar will be held by the Institute of Automotive Engineering (IAE), Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. The IAE under the direction of Prof. Dr Ferit Küçükay has a rich and very well grounded experience in all relevant areas of automotive research and development. It is the leading institute in Germany for automotive transmission development. With its close contact to the automotive and supplier industry, technical service providers, inspection authorities and public research institutions as well as national and international interdisciplinary working methods it is very well experienced in solving complex problems and ensuring up-to-date seminars. The IAE holds this introduction regularly as an integral part of the CTI Transmission Symposium in Berlin (Germany) and in Shanghai (China).

AUTOMOTIVE POWERTRAIN AND DRIVETRAIN CONCEPTS

Tasks and characteristics of powertrain, drivetrain and transmissions

  • Requirements on automotive propulsion systems based on vehicle characteristics
  • Characteristic maps of electric motors and combustion engines
  • Classification of propulsion systems (powertrain, drivetrain) and transmissions
  • Energy consumption resulting from road resistance, propulsion system losses and auxiliaries for different vehicle and propulsion concepts

Prof. Dr Ferit Küçükay, Director of the Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig

Hybrid drivetrain concepts in comparison

  • Introduction, classification (from mild incl. 48 V to strong hybrid)
  • Add-on concepts: parallel (P0-P4, incl. e-axle)
  • Dedicated Hybrid Transmissions (DHT): series, power-split, multimode
  • Comparison of hybrid drivetrain concepts regarding performance and energy consumption

Axel Sturm, Research Associate, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig

Electric drivetrains concepts in comparison

  • Central, close-to-wheel and in-wheel-concepts
  • Comparison of concepts regarding performance and energy consumption
  • Concepts with 1- and 2-speed-transmissions

Axel Sturm

TRANSMISSIONS AND ALL-WHEEL-DRIVES

Transmission concepts and components

  • Launch elements: clutch, e-clutch, torque converter, electric motor
  • Design layouts
  • Transmissions Concepts
    • Manual Transmission (MT)
    • Automated Manual Transmission (AMT)
    • Double Clutch Transmission (DCT)
    • Automatic Transmission (AT)
    • Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVT)
  • Efficiency of transmissions
  • Comparison of transmission concepts

Carl-Philipp Seekamp, Research Associate, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig

All-Wheel-Drive and Differential Systems

  • Concepts of differentials, locks and their comparison
  • Mechanical, hybrid and electric AWD concepts
  • Series applications: eLSD, TorSen, xDrive, torque splitter, eAWD, etc.

Carl-Philipp Seekamp

Drivetrain management

  • Mechatronics of automated transmissions
  • Shift strategy, calibration

Carl-Philipp Seekamp

13 May 2019 – Schedule day one

9.00 Reception and handout of the proceedings
9.30 Beginning of the seminar
1.00 Lunch break
5.00 End of day one

Coffee breaks will be handled flexibly

14 May 2019 – Schedule day two

9.00 Beginning of the seminar
1.00 Lunch break
5.00 End of the seminar

Coffee breaks will be handled flexibly

15 MAY 2019

7.45

Check-in and welcome coffee in the CTI SYPOSIUM EXPO

8.40

Welcome address by CTI and the chairman

 KEY NOTE 
9.00

The Ford MHT: reinventing what is possible in a hybrid vehicle…

Dave FilipeDave Filipe
VP Global Powertrain Engineering
Ford Motor Company, USA

 PLENARY SPEECHES 
9.20

The electric truck: why?

  • What are the primary motivators of a truck consumer to consider and ultimately purchase an electric truck?
  • Who are the potential electric truck consumers, and will they be coming from previous truck owners?
  • How will the introduction of electric trucks, SUVs and minivans impact the current marketplace in the US and abroad?

Alexander EdwardsAlexander Edwards
President
Strategic Vision, USA

9.40

Electrification transformation

  • GM´s truck electrification – history and lessons learned
  • Levels of electrification from HEV to EVs, BEV and FCEV
  • Future truck electrification – concepts and areas for progresses

Steven TarnowskySteven A. Tarnowsky
Director, Electric Vehicle & Charging Infrastructure
General Motors, USA

10.00

eTorque technology in FCA trucks and SUV’s

Mike DuhaimeMike Duhaime
Global Head of Powertrain Electrification Technology and Architecture
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, USA

10.20

Q & A with the morning speakers

10.45

Coffee break in the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

11.30
 PANEL DISCUSSION 

Truck electrification in US market: is it needed and how?
The audience is invited to pose questions to the panel.

CHAIRMAN OF THE PANEL DISCUSSION:

nitzLarry Nitz
Executive Chief Engineer, Electrified Propulsion
General Motors, USA

PANELISTS:

Mike Duhaime Ramasunder Krishnaswami Steven Tarnowsky Gary Horvat Alexander Edwards

Mike Duhaime
Ramasunder Krishnaswami, Director Transmission and Driveline Engineering, Ford Motor Company, USA
Steven A. Tarnowsky
Gary Horvat, Vice President, eMobility, Navistar, USA
Alexander Edwards

12.30

Lunch in the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

2.00
 PARALLEL SESSIONS 
A: EV, HEV DRIVETRAINS AND TRANSMISSIONS
2.00

1, 2 or 3 – is there a need for multispeed e-drives? Evaluating the need of multispeed electric drives coming from different perspectives
Dr Andreas Schild, Team Manager EM Design, System development e-traction, IAV GmbH, Germany

2.30

Transmissions for battery electric vehicles

  • Future transmissions for battery electric vehicles
  • 1-Speed electric drive unit versus 2-speed electric drive unit
  • Usage of brakes as shift elements in 2nd generation electric drive unit instead of clutches for 1st generation electric drive unit instead of clutches for 1st generation electric drive unit

Ralph Fleuren, Product Manager, Transmission Systems, FEV Europe GmbH, Germany

3.00

Opportunities to enhance the electric vehicle (EV) system efficiency and range

  • BEV electric market update
  • Impact of component level efficiency improvements on vehicle range
  • E-motor technology development trends and design considerations
  • E-motor and inverter technology road maps

Harsha Nanjundaswamy, Director, E-Mobility, FEV NA Inc., USA

3.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

4.15

Speed4E: hyper-high-speed driveline and gearbox for BEVs

  • Hyper-high-speed driveline
  • Multi-speed e-transmission and intelligent shifting strategies
  • High-speed planetary gearboxes
  • Integration and lightweight of e-drivetrains

Marco Mileti, Project Manager Speed4E, Clutches & Electromechanical Drives, FZG, Technische Universität München, Germany

4.45

High speed electric drive unit for the next generation

EDU in dual configuration consisting of

  • High speed motor
  • High speed transmission
  • Integrated SiC inverter

Mathias Deiml, Department Manager, E-Drive System, AVL Software and Functions, Germany

5.15

8(H)P 4th generation – development of a future-proof modular transmission kit

  • Modular architecture for conventional, MHEV und PHEV transmissions
  • Maximum efficiency and component integration: New power split oil pump, space optimized mechatronic, new power electronics

Dr Stefan Kilian, Project Manager Product Line Automatic Transmissions, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany

B: POWERTRAIN CONTROLS, INTEGRATION & ANALYSIS
2.00

Coordinated torque control strategy for EV and powersplit DHT’s during shifts and mode transitions

  • Reduced order model for non-torque interrupted transients – shifts and/or mode transitions
  • Presentation of control strategy for EV and powersplit DHT
  • Energy analysis of the transient – clutch and propulsion
  • Brief comparison to P2 control strategy

Dr Darrell Robinette, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, USA

2.30

Torque sensors for high volume production applications

  • Recent achievements in magnetoelastic sensor technology
  • Magnetoelastic torque sensor for transmissions
  • Economic feasible torque sensor for series applications

Julius Beck, Engineering Manager MST, Europe, Methode Sensor Technologies, Methode Electronics International GmbH, Germany

3.00

Novel control strategy for change of mind shifts in DHTs

  • Avoiding change of mind (change of power) with torque split in DHTs
  • DHT control strategies
  • Driveability and calibration effort improvements

Muammer Yolga, Department Manager, Transmission Software & System, AVL List GmbH, Austria

3.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

4.15

Evaluation of trends in hydraulic controls of automatic transmissions

  • Direct-acting clutch control
  • Integrating solenoid-controlled valves into OEM hydraulic control modules
  • Right-sizing solenoids

Jeff Waterstredt, Senior Technical Specialist, Transmission Systems – Hydraulic Controls, BorgWarner, USA

4.45

The real-world impact of RDE legislation – is it enough, fast enough? What is the impact for European & North American markets?

  • How are European & USA vehicles performing in terms of CO2, NOx and PN (gasoline vehicles)?
  • How is fuel efficiency developing, the impact of WLTP? – What is the CO2 impact of diesels being replaced by gasoline equivalent based upon Emissions Analytics real-world test data?
  • How are the latest Euro 6 D temp vehicles performing from an emissions perspective on the EQUA index RDE cycle?
  • Is legislation based upon certification level fair and effective?

James Hobday, Business Development Director, Emissions Analytics, UK

5.15

Energy-efficient cooperative adaptive cruise control

  • Receding horizon of road topology, speed limit, traffic, & traffic light timing data
  • Holistic approach covering both highway & city driving in the “Connected Powertrain™“
  • Includes powertrain design characteristics & state e.g. efficiency, battery SoC
  • A single model predictive control formulation. Tested in real-time in vehicle

Dr Stephen Jones, Principal Product Manager Systems, System Eng. & Powertrain Electrification, AVL List GmbH, Austria

C: TRANSMISSION COMPONENTS I, MDCT
2.00

Variable spring absorber – system integration in prototype vehicle and NVH performance results

  • System integration and prototype realization in existing vehicle environment
  • VSA active controls and prototype software development
  • NVH performance results in test vehicle
  • High comfort base vehicle with DMF and centrifugal pendulum absorber, replaced by VSA

Florian Schneider, Senior Engineer, Advanced Product Engineering, BorgWarner Drivetrain Engineering, Germany

2.30

Coating technology as a design element for friction reduction and wear protection

  • Surface technology & coating
  • Corrotect® & Durotect®- corrosion & wear protection
  • Triondur®- friction improvement & wear protection
  • Insutect®- insulation

Dr Mahdi Amiriyan, Surface Engineer/Coating Expert, Surface Technology, Schaeffler Group USA

3.00

Advanced friction materials for next generation drivetrains

  • Next generation friction material for DCT applications
  • High energy friction materials for disc type TCC
  • High coefficient of friction materials

Dr Feng Dong, Technical Specialist, Advanced Friction Materials, BorgWarner Transmission Systems LLC, USA

3.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

4.15

Thermal-hydrodynamic characteristics of wet clutch plates with linear grooves

  • 3D CFD analysis of oil flow interaction with clutch plates
  • Groove orientation effects on thermal performance of clutch
  • Effect of oil film thickness on clutch thermal-hydrodynamics

Dr Mohsen Behzad, Senior Advanced Simulation Engineer, Transmission Systems, BorgWarner, USA

4.45

Actuation synthesis for customized, high efficient clutch actuation systems

  • Systematic development process
  • Electromechanical actuation solutions
  • Clutch automation for manual transmission

André Uhle, Team Manager, Actuation System Development, Transmission and Hybrid Driveline, IAV GmbH, Germany

5.15

Manual DCT for UTVs

  • Alternative drivetrain for workhorse side-by-sides
  • Simplified DCT architecture for UTV market
  • Low-cost, low-complexity drivetrain solution for UTV market

Nicholas Caruso, Project Engineer, Driveline and Transmission, Ricardo Inc., USA

D: CALIBRATION, ARCHITECTURES TRIBOLOGY
2.00

Virtual calibration of shift strategy

  • SOP ready shiftlines that are calibrated in a virtual environment
  • Analysis and optimization of shiftlines in a virtual environment
  • Hands-on example for virtual shift strategy calibration until SOP

Björn Wultsch, BSc, Technical Expert Driving Strategy Calibration, Transmission, Hybrid and E-vehicle calibration, AVL List GmbH, Austria

2.30

Development and calibration of a parametric loss model for electrified drive units

  • Electrified propulsion system loss accounting
  • Loss components of an electrified drive unit
  • Simulation and experimental test data for electrified DUs as a function of load, speed, temperature, components design

Goro Tamai, GM Technical Fellow, Trans/Electrification, Global Product Group, General Motors, USA

3.00

Range vs cost: an intelligent approach to electric vehicle powertrain architecture selection

  • Intelligent powertrain architecture selection process
  • Accurate powertrain subsystem data generation
  • Detailed powertrain cost models

Quantitative powertrain analysis

Al Jean-Francois, Transmission Engineer, Drive System Design, USA

3.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

4.15

Advanced methods for e-drive development

  • AVL methodology
  • Electric driveline challenges
  • DoE optimization
  • Transmission NVH – correlation with measurement

Andreas Volk, Manager Simulation & Testing, PTE/DTV, AVL List GmbH, Austria

4.45

Dedicated low viscosity lubricants for electrified transmission concepts

  • Motivation designing next generation transmission fluids
  • Specification & application
  • Compromise of new electrical properties vs traditional transmission fluid characteristics
  • New test methods to define e-fluids

Torsten Murr, Global Technology Manager, Shell Global Solutions, Germany

5.15

Application of a new pump technology in positive displacement machines

  • Advantages of usage of COR pump for lubrication and actuation in transmission unit
  • Design & performance benefits of an axial trochoid gear pump
  • Benchmark of CDF simulations & validation results

Klemen Petrič, Product Manager, R&D – BU Electronic and Drives – ePumps, Kolektor Group, Slovenia

E: CVT, AWD, AXLES
1.30 during lunch break
Uninterrupted multi-speed shifting for high-speed applications

  • Need for multi-speed transmission for electric vehicles
  • Advantage of uninterrupted shifting
  • Operating principles

Raja Rajendran, President, EcoNovaTech, USA

2.00

Fuel economy and application results of a new torque converter CVT in a mid-range SUV

  • Design overview of new VT5-280Nm CVT
  • Real world and cycle fuel economy
  • Application with 48V BSG start/stop functionality
  • Drivability appraisal mid-range SUV segment

Gert-Jan Vogelaar, Strategic Marketing Director, Punch Powertrain N.V., Belgium

2.30

CVT, extended possibilities for powertrain electrification

  • Results of comparative study of CVT, single and dual speed transmissions for EV
  • CVT increases the EV-range especially at highway speeds
  • CVT is benchmark for gradeability and towing and competitive on system cost

Gert van Spijk, Manager Transmission Development, Bosch Transmission Technology, The Netherlands

3.00

Experimental investigation of chain forces in a CVT test stand

  • Introduction and operation
  • Experimental methodology of measuring chain forces during real-time operation
  • Data collected, analysis performed, relation to expected forces in the chain
  • Conclusion

Dr Craig Reynolds, Advanced Component Engineer, Advanced Components and Subsystems, General Motors, USA

3.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

4.15

Conceptual design and optimization of PHEV all-wheel drives

  • Tool chain for optimization of electrified propulsion systems
  • Optimization of electrified all-wheel drives for a c-segment
  • Comparison and discussion of customer and manufacturer advantages
  • Identification of the most impactful propulsion system component

Axel Sturm, Research Assistant, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

4.45

AWD battery electric performance SUV with dual e-motor control method providing optimal efficiency

  • Mixed PM and IM motor application analysis in a P4 AWD SUV
  • Optimal efficiency method for mixed motor AWD BEV
  • Matlab/Simulink vehicle drive cycle efficiency simulation analysis and comparison

David Crecelius, Director Product Engineer – Electrification, AAM, USA

5.15

Vehicle dynamics improvements enabled by 48 V rear axle

  • 48V electric rear axle for hybrid all-wheel drive
  • Controller design for torque vectoring on electric rear axle
  • Improved vehicle handling, stability and performance
  • Redundancy in lateral control for autonomous driving

Felix Tigges, Research Assistant, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

5.45

END OF THE LECTURE PROGRAM, DAY ONE

6.00

DEPARTURE TO THE CTI NETWORKING NIGHT

CTI NETWORKING NIGHT @ HENRY FORD MUSEUM

OUTSTANDING OPPORTUNITY TO MINGLE WITH ALL PARTICIPANTS, SPEAKERS, EXHIBITORS AND SPONSORS

Make new business contacts in a relaxed atmosphere, discuss the topics of the day with your colleagues and peers while enjoying
delicious food and drinks at the CTI NETWORKING NIGHT.

ford museum

16 MAY 2019

8.00

Opening of the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

8.30

Welcome address by the chairman

 PLENARY SPEECHES 
8.40

The e-mobility eco-system as the differentiator

  • Electrification alone will not be sufficient
  • The race for E-Mobility dominance cannot be won alone
  • Range is not all that matters

Stephan A. Tarnutzer
President
AVL Powertrain Engineering, USA

9.00

New mobility concepts and its impact on transmissions

  • Different mobility concepts getting popular – electric vehicles, shared mobility and autonomous vehicles
  • Vehicle parameters and requirements will change due to these new mobility concepts
  • Electrification, mobility and automated driving are expected to change the next 15-year outlook for transmissions types

AgochiyaMayank Agochiya
Managing Director
FEV Consulting, Inc., USA

9.20

Jatco’s approach to developing electric powertrains

  • Background: regulatory trends and powertrain electrification forecast
  • Value of a transmission in 48V hybrid system
  • The key to success for electric powertrains

Eiji OgawaEiji Ogawa
Vice President, Corporate Business Office
Jatco Ltd, Japan

9.40

The evolution of commercial vehicle drivetrains in an increasingly connected and electrified world

  • Role of connectivity and intelligence in enhancing the efficiency and productivity of commercial vehicles
  • Trends in electrification for commercial vehicles, with focus on package delivery and transit
  • How will the convergence of connectivity and electrification transform the commercial vehicle industry?
  • Business, regulatory and technological challenges and opportunities:

Prof. Giorgio RizzoniProf. Giorgio Rizzoni
Director, Center for Automotive Research
The Ohio State University, USA

10.00

Q & A with the morning speakers

10.20

Coffee break in the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

11.00
 PARALLEL SESSIONS 
F: EV, HEV DRIVETRAINS AND TRANSMISSIONS
11.00

Magna’s full scalable approach for the electrified powertrain of the future

  • Full system competence approach
  • Modular and scalable platform with common building blocks
  • Improved scalability fitting to end-consumer expectations
  • Improved scalability fitting to the CO2 challenge

Dr Carsten Bünder, Director Global Product Management, Product Management, Magna Powertrain, Transmission Systems, Germany

11.30

High performance hybrid 8-speed transverse DCT

  • A novel and efficient transmission solution to meet the requirements of future hybrid supercars
  • 37 percent reduction in length
  • Provides improved weight balance and center of gravity of the vehicle
  • Improved packaging within the vehicle

Howard Marshall, Chief Programme Engineer, Driveline & Transmission, Ricardo, UK

12.00

LUNCH BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

5,500 lbs in 4 seconds – performance hybridization for full-size pickup trucks

  • Systematically optimization of powertrain concepts
  • Performance hybridization for a full-size pickup truck
  • Hybrid impact in regard of performance, costs and fuel economy

Erik Schneider, Senior Vice President Transmission & Hybrid Driveline, Powertrain Configuration, IAV GmbH, Germany

2.00

H-RAM: hybrid rear axle module
An innovative hybrid differential for P3 and P4 applications

  • Overview of H-RAM concept
  • Benefits of highly integrated design
  • Performance advantages and control of P3 H-RAM
  • Modularity advantages for P3 and P4 applications

Sergio De Santis, Project Engineer, Dana Incorporated, Italy

2.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.15

Design, build and test of a dedicated hybrid magnetic transmission

  • Dual rotor magnetic powersplit transmission concepts
  • Transmission and control models
  • Engine based testing and model verification

Dr Stuart Calverley, Chief Engineer, Magnomatics Limited, UK

3.45

Efficient & compact electric propulsion systems enabled by integrated electric controllable clutches

  • Static and dynamic CMDs enable simple multi-speed gearboxes
  • Electric static and dynamic clutches enable simple gearboxes
  • Eliminate hydraulics, improve packaging and reduce complexity
  • Opportunity for system efficiency improvement with new CMDs

Carl Beiser, Technical Business Manager, Engineering, Means Industries, USA

G: COMMERCIAL VEHICLES: ELECTRIFICATION & COMPONENTS
11.00

Approach for eAxle development with focus on a global usage and full portfolio coverage

  • Electric powertrain family concept for different vehicle applications
  • Definition of optimal powertrain configuration
  • Iteration method to minimize number of powertrain configurations
  • Scalability and modularization of powertrain variants

Martin Ackerl, Lead Engineer System Development On-Road, System Engineering, AVL Commercial Driveline & Tractor Engineering GmbH, Austria

11.30

New developments for electrified powertrains for heavy duty commercial vehicles

  • Requirements for future commercial vehicle drives
  • Current developments for electrification
  • P2-hybridization for a powershift transmission

Rico Resch, Project Manager, Transmission and Hybrid Driveline, IAV GmbH, Germany

12.00

LUNCH BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Marketable electric drivetrain concepts for small tractors

  • Integration of a mild-hybrid system
  • Extension to a full-hybrid system
  • Hybrid power unit for small tractors
  • System conversion to fully electric tractor

Dr Stephan Hammes, Skill Team Leader Powertrain Integration, AVL Tractor Engineering Germany GmbH, Germany

2.00

Electric drive development for a parcel delivery van

  • TCO-positive electric traction for delivery vans
  • Dedicated e-drive for 4200kg GVW
  • Development and application in a German postal service fleet

Joris Bronckaers, Product Architect, Punch Powertrain N.V., Belgium

2.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.15

The role of fuel cells in the technology landscape

  • Technology landscape and fuel cells
  • Infrastructure today and tomorrow
  • Life Cycle Zero CO2 ongoing projects such as tri-gen
  • The scalability of fuel cells as evidenced by the Toyota project portal Class 8 semi-truck powertrain

Luke Rippelmeyer, Senior Engineer, Toyota Motor North America, USA

3.45

Powersplit hybrid transmission for commercial vehicles

  • Automated modeling process for dual-planetary gear transmission concepts
  • Evaluation of selected transmission topology, driving modes, and power-flows
  • Simulation, powertrain dyno and chassis dyno results
  • 1D simulation model verification and transmission loss study

Matthew Thorington, Systems Engineer Principal, Robert Bosch LLC, USA

H: TRANSMISSION COMPONENTS II: SEALING – BEARINGS – LUBRICATION
11.00

Next-gen polymer solutions for sealing and fluid transport in high-performance automotive transmission systems

  • Elastomers in drivetrain sealing and fluid transport components
  • Incorporating non-conventional transmission fluids with conventional sealing solutions, what could go wrong
  • Next-gen polyacrylate elastomers engineered for cost-effective, long-term service in severe transmission environments

Mark Nevitt, Senior Applications Development Chemist, Corporate Technology, Zeon Chemicals L.P., USA

11.30

Establishing long-term corrosion protection in the transmissions of tomorrow

  • Wire corrosion test provides insight into corrosion mechanisms
  • Comparison of wire corrosion results with solenoid tests
  • Corrosion testing on actual alloys allow for better screening

Christopher Prengaman, Research Engineer, Strategic Research, The Lubrizol Corporation, USA

12.00

LUNCH BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Polymeric thrust bearings for sparse lubrication conditions

  • Optimized pumping performance for polymeric thrust bearings
  • Fluid film generation/retention for OD splash lubrication
  • Increased critical speed (due to loss of lubrication)

Dr Saikrishna Sundararaman, Senior Scientist, Global Fluid Power Division, Freudenberg – NOK Sealing Technologies, USA

2.00

Shaft grounding solution(s) for bearing protection
Joachim Reichert, Head of Global Product Development, KACO USA, Inc., USA

2.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.15

High-speed radial shaft sealing solution for e-mobility drivetrains
Joachim Reichert, Head of Global Product Development, KACO USA, Inc., USA

3.45

Deep groove ball bearing for EV rotor support

  • Ball bearing
  • High-speed
  • Dual support cage

Mike Johns, Consultant, Advanced Engineering, JTEKT, USA

I: NVH IMPROVEMENTS
11.00

NVH aspects of electric drive unit development introduction

  • Electrification of drivelines
  • NVH challenges of EDU’s
  • Target setting and test/CAE methodologies for refined NVH

Thomas Wellmann, Department Manager, Transmission and Driveline Systems, FEV, Inc., USA

11.30

A study on the effect of surface wear on the NVH behavior of a transmission system

  • AVL’s simulation workflow to predict NVH behavior throughout the life cycle of the transmission
  • Assessment of manufacturing tolerances and component life on NVH performance of transmission components
  • Methods to calculate surface wear and model its effects on NVH

Gregor Fischer, Simulation Engineer Transmission, PTE, AVL List GmbH, Austria

12.00

LUNCH BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

NVH optimization of an integrated two-speed transmission in a battery electric bus axle

  • E-axle noise development
  • CAE NVH analysis
  • In-vehicle testing

Dr Vikram Chopra, Engineering Manager, Electric Vehicle Systems, AxleTech, USA

2.00

Powertrain NVH improvement with high-performance polymer gears

  • The impact of polymer gears on NVH for downsized/rightsized engines
  • Durability testing of PEEK gears in powertrain application
  • References and further validation testing

Ralf Weidig, Global Program Manager Gears, Business Unit Automotive, Victrex Europa GmbH, Germany

2.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.15

New isolation solutions for a dynamic future

  • Torsional damper for HEV applications is required to cover the performances of an AT (Automatic Transmission) and MT (Manual Transmission) type damper
  • Difficulty for HEV system isolation due to inertia and stiffness condition
  • New high isolation dampers using magnetic field force is proposed

Yuki Kawahara, General Manager, Advanced Development Department, Exedy Corporation, Japan

3.45

No presentation

J: ELECTRIFICATION ENABLERS: INFRASTRUCTURE, E-MOTORS, COMPONENTS
11.00

Evaluation of voltage increase in electric automotive powertrains and fast charging infrastructure

  • Inducement of increasing charging and system voltage to 800V
  • Status quo and challenges of high-voltage components
  • Status quo and challenges of charging infrastructure

Jan Wohlmuther, Consultant, Technology & Business Strategy, P3 North America Inc., USA

11.30

Bosch development in electromobility, including 48 – 800 V systems for next generation vehicles

  • Trends and influences driving vehicle electrification systems
  • Global vehicle charging parameter evaluation
  • EE architecture impact for electrification methods and systems

Tim Lawler, Product Manager, Vehicle Electromobility, Robert Bosch LLC, USA

12.00

LUNCH BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.00 during lunch break

Advances in electric power control: silicon carbide for electric traction drives

1) Advantages of SiC on an electric traction system
2) Challenges related to the use of SiC in a traction system
3) Key takeaways of the use of SiC in racing vehicles

Christian Pronovost, Senior Product Manager, Dana Incorporated, Canada

1.30

Death of the disconnect? A holistic view of EV drive-line efficiency

  • Trading transmission efficiency for system efficiency
  • Arriving at a cost optimized solution
  • Critical safety implications of designing an EV drive-line with or without a disconnect device
  • Detailed considerations for motor design in an EV world without disconnects

Ben Chiswick, Senior Design Engineer, Drive System Design Inc., USA

2.00

Development of a high power 48 V e-machine

  • Specifying the 48V powertrain components: e-machine and inverter
  • Achieving the e-machine and inverter requirements
  • The advantage of dielectric oil for the packaging

Dr Cedric Rouaud, Global Technical Expert, Thermal, Ricardo Ltd, UK

2.30

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.15

An in-wheel motor system in comparison to electric axles

  • Specification and validation of an in-wheel motor system for mass automotive application
  • Benefits and opportunities of using in-wheel motors as electric drive
  • Bench-marking against electric axles

Dr Chris Hilton, Chief Technology Officer, Protean Electric, UK

3.45

Variable flux technology can open the door of e-motor performance design

  • New e-motor concept using magnet and additional winding
  • Super wide coverage motor can solve complexity of vehicle
  • Application proposal from ISG to e-shifting motor for BEV

Taichi Kitamura, Supervisor-Engineering, Development Headquarter, Exedy Corporation, Japan

4.15

Short break, change to plenum

4.30

Digital takes the driver’s seat

Mamatha ChamarthiMamatha Chamarthi
Chief Information Officer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, USA

4.50

Q & A

5.00

Summary by the chairman
Closing of the 13th CTI SYMPOSIUM USA