Program 2020

INTRODUCTORY SEMINARSYMPOSIUM DAY ONESYMPOSIUM DAY TWO
Due to the postponement of the event date, the program might be subject to change. Updates will be announced here.

BASICS AND PRACTICE OF HYBRID AND ELECTRIC DRIVES, AUTOMOTIVE TRANSMISSIONS

9 – 5 P.M. [BOTH DAYS]

OBJECTIVE
Newcomers and career changers will get an overview of the basics of conventional, hybrid and electric drives. Different transmission concepts and AWD systems will be illustrated. The concepts will be compared and their benefits for the various vehicle classes and types discussed. The content of the introductory seminar is presented by highly experienced experts, the schedule allows time for your personal questions and an interactive exchange.

 

SEMINAR DAY ONE

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, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

Hybrid drivetrain concepts in comparison

  • Introduction, classification (from mild incl. 48V 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, Germany

Electric drivetrain 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


SEMINAR DAY TWO

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

Gerrit Brandes, Research Associate, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

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.

Marcel Sander, Research Associate, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

Drivetrain management

  • Mechatronics of automated transmissions
  • Shift strategy, calibration

Marcel Sander

Due to the postponement of the event date, the program might be subject to change. Updates will be announced here.

7.00

Check-in and welcome coffee in the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

8.00

Welcome address by CTI and the chairman

 PLENUM 
8.20 KEY NOTE

The EV challenge: delivering on expectations

  • Transitioning to electrified propulsion
  • Integrating electrification to our customers’ lifestyle
  • Key industry challenges in the midst of transition

blyMichael Bly
Vice President – Head of Global Propulsion Systems Engineering
FCA FIAT Chrysler Automobiles LLC, USA

8.40

The next generation of electric vehicle buyers

  • Comparison vs. buyers from 2009 – 2019
  • Research findings on next gen EV buyers

dovoranyMike Dovorany
Vice President – Automotive & Mobility
Escalent, USA

9.00

The automatic and electrified transmission portfolio for Ford Motor Company passenger vehicles

  • All new 8 and 10 speed ATs for conventional powertrains
  • Powersplit and modular hybrid transmissions
  • BEV single speed gearbox

Ramasunder KrishnaswamiRamasunder Krishnaswami
Director Transmission and Driveline Engineering
Ford Motor Company, USA

9.20

Presentation topic tbd

Adam Kwiatkowski
Director, Advanced Vehicle Design
General Motors LLC, USA

9.40

Bringing the sports car of the future to the road today

  • Drivetrain concepts for the sports cars in the era of electromobility
  • Steps towards a fully electrically powered Porsche
  • High-speed, high-performance charging network

Klaus ZellmerKlaus Zellmer
President & CEO
Porsche Cars North America, Inc., USA

10.00

Q & A with the morning speakers

10.20

Coffee break in the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

11.00
 PANEL DISCUSSION 

Combustion vs. electrification in view of legislation and consumer demand

MODERATOR

Tom Rucker
President
Magna International, USA

PANELISTS

Robert Bollinger, CEO, Bollinger Motors, USA
Paul Eichenberg, Managing Director, Paul Eichenberg Strategic Consulting, USA
Greg Gardner, TDE Chief Engineer, Ford Motor Company, USA

12.00

Lunch in the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30
 PARALLEL SESSIONS 
A: E-DRIVE UNIT I
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.00 during lunch break

Propulsion systems weight outlook

  • Propulsion system weight trend forecast
  • eMotor integration forecast
  • Transmission specific disruptive technologies

Edwin Pope, Principal Analyst, IHS Markit, USA

1.30

What’s the role of the electrification going forward?
Greg Pannone, Executive Director, Powertrain Analysis, IHS Markit, USA

2.00

E-drive with 2 e-motors and 2-speed-gearbox with dog clutches

  • Shiftable speed overlay system, e-synchronisation

Prof. Dr Peter Johannes Tenberge, Director, Institute for Industrial and Automotive Drivetrains, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

2.30

Test result high-speed electric drive unit for the next generation

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

Mathias Deiml, Department Manager, AVL Software and Functions, Germany

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

Electric drives of tomorrow – innovative 2-speed concepts

  • 2-speed concepts
  • 800V
  • SiC

Dr Stephan Demmerer, Head of Advanced Engineering E-Mobility, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany

4.15

Optimized for the fleet, customizable for every model – an innovative e-axle modular system

  • Powertrain platform’s modularity
  • 2 speeds, optional non-power-shiftable or power-shiftable
  • A-class up to D-class performance SUV
  • Detailed look inside the transmission design

René Kockisch, Team Manager, IAV GmbH, Germany

4.45

An innovative approach to a coaxial planetary P4 e-axle

  • Thermal management
  • eAWD propulsion systems
  • P4 e-axle

Joe Palazzolo, eDrive Director, GKN Automotive, USA

B: POWERTRAIN CONTROLS, MODELING & ANALYSIS
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Clutch thermal and sensor modelling by using machine-learning algorithms

  • Virtual sensor model
  • Clutch thermal model
  • Machine learning algorithms

Dr Jan Nowack, Department Manager, FEV Europe GmbH, Germany

2.00

Functional safety emphasis in qualifying AUTOSAR based software components

  • Qualifying AUTOSAR based SW components – overview
  • Industry challenges in qualifying AUTOSAR based SW components
  • Special considerations to adjudicate the challenges of software component qualification

Dhanabal Arunachalam, Functional Safety Architect, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited (RBEI), India

2.30

Intelligent stop/start control logic development using powertrain and traffic co-simulation

  • Motivation
  • Co-simulation environment
  • Powertrain controls
  • Simulation results

Shihong Fan, Control & Simulation Engineer, Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc., USA

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

Simulation of transmission lubrication flows with smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH)

  • Churning torque losses for dip-lubricated gear pair
  • Development of robust lubrication strategies using SPH
  • Mesh-free simulation methodology for oil distribution

Jennifer Weiche, Support and Sales Engineer, AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc., USA

4.15

Fast and accurate modeling of hydraulic control systems using machine learning

  • Machine learning approach for modeling a non-linear system
  • Moving from physics-based model to a data-driven approach
  • Predicting hysteresis and latch behavior in hydraulic system

Yash Bagla, Controls Engineer, Drive System Design, USA

4.45

Model-based angular position sensorless drives of main electric oil pump for transmission

  • Low cost practical method for sensorless drives
  • Robust position estimator with electrical parameter adaptation
  • Measurement error compensation for phase voltages
  • Experimental results with various types of electric oil pumps for DCT, AT and e-axle

Dr Chinchul Choi, Team Lead, Myunghwa Ind. Co., Ltd, South Korea

C: TRANSMISSION COMPONENTS I
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Replacing hydraulic actuation in electrified drivelines

  • Introduction and hydraulic benefits and liabilities
  • Electro-magnetic actuation (EMA)
  • Multiplexing electric actuator

Alex Haldane, Senior Engineer, Vocis Ltd, UK

2.00

Customized powertrain actuation systems for passenger cars and commercial vehicles

  • Systematic development process
  • Electromechanical actuation solutions
  • Clutch and gear actuation for EV and HEV

André Uhle, Team Manager, IAV GmbH, Germany

2.30

Park by wire system for current electric drive units

  • Functional safety and diagnostic concepts
  • Mechanical park lock concept
  • Park by wire concept

Brian Campbell, Chief Engineer, FEV North America Inc., USA

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

High performance polymer gears – a viable solution for future drives?

  • Automotive megatrends and their impact
  • Perception of high performance polymer gears
  • Durability proof under real test conditions
  • Application references

Ralf Weidig, Global Program Manager Gears, Victrex Europa GmbH, Germany

4.15

A technique to maintain compliance of the floating member of a high-speed complex planetary gear train

  • Virtual development of high speed transmission
  • Dynamic load sharing model
  • Mathematical model of complex planetary

Scott Sweet, Technical Leader, Ricardo Inc., USA

4.45

Full range isolation devices for future HEV

  • Future dampers need to respond to NV issues as P2HEV expands.
  • High performance damper is applicable to various vehicles
  • Isolation system can be simplified with electric motor usage

Yusuke Tomita, Manager, EXEDY Corporation, Japan

D: CALIBRATION, TEST AND DEVELOPMENT METHODS
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

A virtual calibration toolchain with objective assessment

  • Virtual development environment for transmission calibration
  • Automate calibration process with objective assessment tool
  • Real world ‘vs’ virtual calibration

Christopher Burbidge, Global Technical Expert – Transmission Control Software, Ricardo UK Ltd., UK

2.00

Automated calibration and online adaptation of powertrain controllers

  • Gearshift quality control
  • Reduced-order owertrain Momdeling for learning
  • Model-based iterative learning control
  • Modes of calibration – SIL, HIL, dynamometer, and road -testing

Kirti Mishra, Graduate Research Assistant, The Ohio State University, USA

2.30

Advanced validation strategy for electrified drivelines

  • Validation strategies to support short time to marked
  • Improved product maturity at early development stage
  • Component failure-based validation program optimization

Wilhelm Vallant, Product Manager Passenger Car Transmission, AVL List GmbH, Austria

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

Test catalog for validation of electric drive unit (EDU) transmissions

  • Electric drive unit validation
  • Test procedure development for EDU’s

Thomas Wellmann, Department Manager, FEV North America, Inc., USA

4.15

Simulation of skidding behaviour in electric-vehicle bearings

  • Description of the mathematical model used to predict skidding
  • Underlying skidding mechanisms in high-speed bearings
  • Skidding behaviour of electric vehicle bearings – case study

Sanket Joshi, Application Engineer, Romax Technology, USA

4.45

Testing wet plate clutch systems for anti-shudder performance

  • Description of the low speed continuous slip µ-PVT procedure
  • New test modifications
  • New test procedure development
  • New test results

Larry Diemer, Senior Technical Fellow, FCA FIAT Chrysler Automobiles LLC, USA

E: TRANSMISSIONS, AWD
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

TR-9070 DCT and TR-9080 DCT dual-clutch transmissions

  • High performance DCT brothers with tremec DNA

Mathew Memmer, Program Director, TREMEC Corporation, USA

2.00

Development of GM Allison 10-speed heavy duty transmission

  • Heavy duty 10-speed automatic transmission

Chi Teck Lee, Transmission and Drive Unit Technical Specialist, General Motors LLC, USA

2.30

Pushbelt variator module to improve performance of electrified powertrains

  • Best power conditions, improved acceleration, top speed and gradeability
  • Range of applications and driving modes with flexible CVT4EV system
  • Compact and efficient CVT4EV with few components

Gert-Jan Van Spijk, Director Engineering Transmissions, Bosch Transmission Technology, The Netherlands

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

Vehicle performance improvement with eLSD System for EV AWD platform

  • FR based eLSD system introductions
  • Performance improvement of ICE vehicle with eLSD
  • Simulation of EV AWD with eLSD.

Heon Kang, Senior Research Engineer, Hyundai WIA, Republic of Korea

4.15

Power to the wheels – hybrid AWD challenges and benefits

  • CO2 benefits of all-wheel drive electrification
  • Improvement of longitudinal and lateral dynamics
  • Cost benefits through adaptable hardware and software modules

Simon Kaimer, Global Product Manager AWD 4WD Attributes and Function, Magna Powertrain, Austria

4.45

Disconnecting AWD single clutch system with eLSD or torque vectoring functionality

  • AWD isconnect systems with eLSD function
  • Torque vectoring system option
  • Value AWD disconnect system with included eLSD functionality
  • Quantum archecture

Craig Renneker, Vice President – Product Engineering, AAM, USA

F: LUBRICATION
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Innovative foil-sensor revolutionizes fluid monitoring in electrified drivetrains
Marion Theissl,
University Assistant, Institute of Machine Components and Methods of Development, Graz University of Technology, Austria

2.00

Mobil EV hydrocarbon based thermal management fluids for battery electric vehicles

  • Mobil EV dedicated fluid solutions for electric vehicles
  • Products to manage heat more effectively than water-glycol
  • Improves safety by reducing risk of thermal runaway
  • Promotes extended battery range and durability

Kevin J Kelly, Driveline & Electric Vehicles Lubricants Technology, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co., USA

2.30

NextGen extended range fluids for multi-speed e-drives
Armin Schenk, Global OEM Manager Driveline, Castrol Driveline Technology Centre, Germany

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

Assessing proper lubricant corrosion protection for next generation electrified powertrains

  • Using new copper wire and conductive deposit test methodologies
  • Evaluating performance within head, immersed and restricted spaces
  • Stablishing guidance for performance criteria

Christopher Prengaman, Research Engineer, The Lubrizol Corporation, USA

4.15

E-Mobility: How new thermal fluids can enhance battery performance

  • CFD modelling comparing indirect with direct cooling using thermal fluids
  • Experimental data new battery demonstrator to validate CFD modelling
  • Abuse test results confirming successful fire safety through engineering
  • Rethink system integration, combine cooling of battery with other components

Dr Volker Null, Technology Manager Thermal Fluids, Shell Global Solutions GmbH, Germany

5.15

End of lecture program, day one

5.30

Departure to the CTI NETWORKING NIGHT

Due to the postponement of the event date, the program might be subject to change. Updates will be announced here.

7.00

Check-in and welcome coffee in the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

8.00

Welcome address by CTI and the chairman

8.10

Impact of electrification on international lessons learned

Don HillebrandDon Hillebrand
Director, Energy System Division
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), USA

8.30

Innovative electrified transmissions for next generation mobility

  • Modular design to achieve economies of scale and flexibility
  • Integration of mor functions to reduce cost and space requirements
  • PHEV technology to overcome range anxiety

ebenhochDr Michael Ebenhoch
Senior Vice President
ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Germany

8.50

Electric drive unit transmissions of passenger cars and of light commercial vehicles

  • Battery electric drive
  • Market tendencies
  • Single speed and multi speed transmissions
  • Simulation results and transmission designs

Dr Ingo SteinbergDr Ingo Steinberg
Group Vice President
FEV Europe GmbH, Germany

9.10

A market segment approach for optimizing hybrid propulsion systems

  • Architecture comparison of DHTs and parallel hybrid transmissions for different market segments
  • Different hybrid topologies required to deliver balance across the vehicle fleet
  • Optimization considerations and methods to meet the demands of the regulations and end

Paul DiemerPaul Diemer
Director of Electrified Vehicle Architectures
BorgWarner, USA

9.30

Mobility for tomorrow – Change within the automotive industry is inevitable

  • The cessation of the automotive industry as we know it today
  • Getting ready as an industry for disruptive changes in consumer behavior
  • New product technology and legislation around the world

Patrick LindemannPatrick Lindemann
President Transmission Systems & E-Mobility
Schaeffler Group, USA

9.50

Q & A with the morning speakers

10.10 TRENDVIEW

BP energy outlook 2020 and solutions for advanced mobility

hallDr David Hall
Distinguished Advisory
BP International Ltd, UK

10.20

Coffee break in the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

11.00
 PANEL DISCUSSION 

System engineering in the age of no compromises

MODERATOR

Jeff Lux
Vice President Transmission Engineering
FCA FIAT Chrysler Automobiles LLC, USA

PANELISTS

Dr Klaus Küpper, Executive Chief Engineer Electrified Powertrain, Transmission and SW, AVL List GmbH, Austria
Craig Renneker, Vice President – Driveline Product Engineering, American Axle Manufacturing (AAM), USA
Marques McCammon, President, Ricardo Inc., USA
Christophe Dominiak, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Dana Inc., USA

12.00

Lunch in the CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

 PARALLEL SESSIONS 
G: E-DRIVE UNIT II
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Formula E-race transmission 2.0

  • EV high speed transmission
  • Layouts and architectures
  • High efficiency

Steve Blevins, Project Manager, Ricardo UK Ltd, UK

2.00

A next generation tightly integrated electric axle
Dr Karel Vergote,
Manager Advanced Development, Punch Powertrain N.V., Belgium

2.30

What is next for electric axles

  • 2-speed axles
  • Power shift
  • Torque vectoring

Markus Steinberger, Director R&D E-Mobility, Schaeffler Group, USA

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

Multi-speed electric drive unit for commercial vehicle applications

  • Powertrain of heavy duty commercial vehicle
  • Electric drive system
  • Concept and design details

Jiantao Geng, Director, eKontrol Drive Technology GmbH, Austria

4.15

New integrated electric axle for heavy duty trucks
Jürgen Tochtermann,
Lead Engineer, AVL Commercial Driveline & Tractor Engineering, Austria

4.45

4-Speed electric drive unit for heavy duty vehicle

  • Electric drive unit
  • Commercial vehicle
  • Multi-speed

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

H: HYBRID POWERTRAIN
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Benchmarking of hybrid powertrains

  • Comparison of hybrid powertrains with different mechanical complexity
  • Assessment of electrical and mechanical complexity in different vehicle segments
  • Evaluation of efficiency and driving performance
  • Application of benchmark parameters to assess powertrain concepts

Christian Sieg, Research Associate, Electric and Hybrid Drives, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

2.00

A systematic approach to find the ultimate hybridized powertrain

  • Investigation of hybridized powertrain configurations
  • Powertrain topology and component size optimization
  • Attributes development with co-simulation detailing

Dr Stephen Jones, Principal Product Manager Systems, AVL List GmbH, Austria

2.30

Modular and scalable 48 V platform e-drive solutions for CO2 reduction and traction assist

  • 48V P2.5-, P3- and P4-hybrid solutions
  • High speed concepts from 20.000 up to 35.000 rpm
  • Efficiency-, thermal-, NVH- and EMC-optimization

Dr Thomas Hackl, Director Engineering Building Blocks Electrification, Magna Powertrain, Austria

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

Modular and highly functional hybrid platform for subcompact cars up to full-size SUV

  • Modular transversal hybrid platform for subcompact cars up to SUV
  • Dedicated hybrid transmission (DHT) platform
  • Optimal ICE-layout and technologies for hybridized powertrains
  • Electrochemical simulation of Li-Ion movements in active material

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

4.15

Scalability goes live – Modular hybrid transmission family for high-volume applications

  • Modular scalable hybrid transmissions up to 300 Nm
  • Flexibility for reducing complexity by electrification
  • Robust technology through scalable building blocks

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

4.45

Future sustainable powertrain platforms

  • From future mobility demands to concrete powertrains
  • Trade-off between CO2 TtW, CO2 WtW, CO2 CtG and costs
  • Rightsizing and objective comparison of powertrain systems

Systematical generation of DHT- and EV-platform systems

Dr Christoph Danzer, Manager Powertrain Concepts and Sustainability, IAV GmbH, Germany

I: TRANSMISSION COMPONENTS II
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Gear baffle optimization – A novel experimental study

  • Measurements of gear churning losses
  • Additive manufacturing use for baffle optimizationsStudy
  • Use of gear baffle for lubrication purposes

Mohammad Hotait, Senior Project Engineer, General Motors LLC, USA

2.00

High efficiency oil-pump – Transmission hydraulic efficiency increase through hybridization

  • TDP – twin drive pump
  • Hybrid transmission oil pump
  • Significant improvement of hydraulic supply efficiency

Mario Saborio, Multi-Domain Simulation Expert, Vitesco Technologies Germany GmbH, Germany

2.30

Second generation linear activation system for mechanical clutches

  • New electro-mechanical device for mechanical clutches
  • Mechanical clutch control
  • Electric transmission components for BEV/HEV

John Kimes, President, Sigma Powertrain Inc., USA

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

Dry multi-plate clutch – Efficient active torque control in electrified and conventional drivetrains

  • Requirement trends for active torque control devices
  • Report about dedicated PCC dry friction technology
  • Analysis of traditional wet versus new dry multi-plate

Falk Nickel, Head R&D, Miba Friction GmbH, Austria

4.15

New semi-dry friction solution for highly integrated active torque controlled drives

  • Material development – From fiber to friction disc
  • Requirements of semi-dry friction solutions
  • Test methods to evaluate NVH and friction performance
  • MC650 carbon composite material as enabler for less drag torque

Volker Föge, Manager – R&D Wet Friciton Division, Miba Frictec GmbH, Austria

4.45

Low friction bearings for e-drives

  • Low drag seal
  • Low drag cage
  • Effect of contamination on life

Mike Johns, Advanced Engineering Consultant, JTEKT NA, USA

J: E-DRIVE DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.30

Electric vehicle powertrain optimizer

  • Selection of suitable optimum BEV powertrain
  • Optimization of BEV powertrain elements

Muammer Yolga, Department Manager, AVL List GmbH, Austria

2.00

Optimising BEV powertrain components and architecture for maximum efficiency and least cost

  • Modelling of EV powertrain components and architecture
  • Optimisation of powertrain to mimise energy consumtion in drive-cycle using genetic algorithms
  • Evaluation of energy efficiency of current and future powertrains
  • Least cost powertrain solutions with lightweight EDU (e-axle)

Ajay Lukha, Chief Commercial Officer, YASA Ltd., UK

2.30

Balancing of fatigue, efficiency, and NVH in an electric drive transmission system

  • Balancing the basic features from sketch onwards
  • Durability footprint
  • Efficiency footprint
  • NVH footprint

Molly Kampschroeder, Engineer, GKN Automotive, USA

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

Noise share characterization of electric drive units

  • A novel transfer function based model for characterizing EDU noise shares

Jeffrey Pruetz, Manager of NVH and Vehicle Integration, FEV North America Inc., USA

4.15

Highspeed rotor bearing dynamics and validation for 35000 rpm

  • High speed bearing rig
  • Rotor dynamics
  • axial load change

Andreas Puntigam, Technical Supervisor Transmission Simulation/Testing, AVL List GmbH, Austria

4.45

Investigation into effects of transmission errors on the dynamic response of a high-speed epicyclic

  • High speed gear NVH performance
  • Virtual development of high speed transmission
  • Dynamic load sharing simulation

Calum Brown, Chief Engineer, Ricardo Inc., USA

K: E-DRIVES, COMPONENTS
12.00

LUNCH IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

1.00 during lunch break

Light-weighted Orbis Wheels present multiple novel opportunities for OEM

  • First in-wheel motor to sidestep the un-sprung weight penalty
  • Technology bridging today & tomorrow
  • Retrofitting ICE to clean-sheet EV designs

Marcus Hays, CEO, Orbis, USA

1.30

Powertrain, steering and suspension in a compact corner module for future urban mobility vehicles

  • Limitless steering enables maximum vehicle manoeuvrability
  • Quad-pivot lower wishbone allows compact suspension setup
  • Integrated in-wheel motor delivers maximum power efficiency
  • Single module design is fully symmetrical and common across all four corners of the vehicle, and enables front, rear and side access

Robert Lewin, Senior Systems Engineer, Protean Electric, UK

2.00

Evolution of 3:1 BEV drivetrains from single-speed to two-speed

  • Development of 3:1 single speed drivetrain
  • Development of two speed drivetrain
  • Issues surrounding shift disturbances while shifting

Mike Duhaime, Vice President JJE & President of JJE North America, Jing-Jin Electric North America LLC, USA

2.30

Advancements in electric drive and inverter technology for high performance long range BEV’s

  • E-motors
  • Inverters
  • Thermal management

Harsha Nanjundaswamy, Director, FEV North America Inc., USA

3.00

COFFEE BREAK IN THE CTI SYMPOSIUM EXPO

3.45

The coil switching inverter – A step change in powertrain design

  • Mobility drive system optimization with coil switching
  • Expanding motor utilization through inverter design
  • Increasing system efficiency utilizing coil switching

Ari Berger, Chief Technology Officer, Exro Technologies Inc, Canada

4.15

Designing an electrical machine: Just an electromagnetic problem?

  • Multi-physics analyses of electrical machines
  • Electrical machine design approach
  • Electric powertrains

Michael Rubbo, Lead Application Engineer, Motor Design Ltd., UK

4.45

The right e-motor for the job

  • Vertically integrated motor partner
  • From machines to full motors
  • Next generation efficiency
  • E-mobility for tomorrow

Daniel Sayre, Manager eMotor Development, Schaeffler Group, USA

5.15

Short break, change to plenum

5.30

Summary of the CTI SYMPOSIUM USA 2020 by the chairman

5.45

End of the CTI SYMPOSIUM USA 2020