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5th VI-grade Users Conference

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Agenda Day 1 - April 10th, 2013

08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:40 Opening Session
VI-grade (J. Fett, D. Minen)
Virtual testing for real engineering
MSC Software (P. Dodd)
Shifting gears - a look forward for Adams
Maplesoft (P. Goossens)
Introduction to the MapleSim Connector for VI-CarRealTime
Multimatic Technical Centre (L. Ogilvie)
Closing the loop - offline and online simulations in racing car development
10:40- 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 12:50 Aircraft Simulation and Testing (Chairman: P. McNally)
Alenia Aermacchi (G. Mastroianni)
Transport aircraft Taxiing, take-off and dynamic landing simulations
Lockheed Martin (C. Hetreed)
F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: store separation flight test and analysis
Gulfstream (K. Moore)
Simulation of landing and taxi events at Gulfstream using VI-Aircraft

Motorcycle Simulation (Chairman: J. Zaffelli)
BMW Motorrad Racing (J. Ost)
Engine ECU development utilizing VI-BikeRealtime and HIL systems
12:50 - 13:50
Lunch Break
13:50 - 15:30 Motorcycle Simulation - cont.d (Chairman: J. Zaffelli)
Ducati S.p.A. (M. Amorosa)
Optimization of a motorcycle anti-wheelie control system using VI-Motorcycle
BMW Motorrad (F. Bachman)
Co-simulation of the semi-active suspension of a BMW motorcycle
ESTECO (A. Clarich)
Multi-objective optimization of a hybrid motorcycle using modeFRONTIER and VI-BikeRealTime


Automotive Simulation and Testing (Chairman: G. Stirano)
Fraunhofer ITWM (L. Mueller)

Generating speed profiles: an essential input for virtual measurements
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 18:00 Automotive Simulation and Testing - cont.d (Chairman: G. Stirano)
Centro Ricerche Fiat (N. Poerio)
Regenerative braking on a mini-hybrid vehicle
Audi AG (H. Wilhelm)
Advanced steering model in VI-CarRealTime for realistic force feedback
Ferrari S.p.A. (S. Varisco)
Integrated approach to the design and development of the next Special Limited Series: evaluation and prediction of vehicle dynamics performance targets

Roundtable Discussion (Moderator: G. Stirano)
Simulation-driven and test-driven engineering simulation will ever converge?
18:00 End of day 1
19:30 Evening Event
Interactive presentation from SimCoVR
Virtual Formula 2012 award ceremony

Agenda Day 2 - April 11th, 2013

08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:40 Advanced Railway Simulation (Chairman: Dr. W. Kik)
ArgeCare (Dr. W. Kik)
Improving the curving performance of a narrow gauge freight vehicle with the advanced VI-Rail wear and stress toolkits
D2S (K. Decroos)
Wear analysis of 3 different rail types during the passage of a Herrmelijn-tramway with Siemens bogies with new or worn wheel profiles
Tatravagonka (F. Domanicky)
Influence of cross-coupling on running behaviour of a vehicle with TVP2007 bogies on straight track
GE India (R. Kumar)
Ride index evaluation of a 3-axle floating bolster locomotive bogie with VI-Rail multibody simulation
10:40- 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 12:50 Automotive Simulation and Testing (Chairman: G. Stirano)
Ferrari S.p.A. (M. Fainello)
Driving simulators: characteristics and influence on the vehicle development process
Fraunhofer ITWM (M. Kleer)
The Fraunhofer robot-based driving simulator: details of the mutibody real-time model simulation
UCSC Rome (Prof. R. Fenici)
Analyzing vehicle traditional telemetry and driver physiological telemetry to correlate human stress with vehicle transient dynamics
Triple 8 (I. Harrison)
Delivering race-winning performance with VI-Motorsport and HEEDS MDO
12:50 - 13:50
Lunch Break
13:50 - 15:30 Automotive Simulation and Testing - cont.d (Chairman: Prof. M. Gipser)
3D Mapping Solutions GmbH (G. Gräfe)
High-end test or race track digitalization as a basis for precise road modelling for simulation and simulator environments
Peugeot-Citroen do Brasil (C. Fernandes)
Rollover sensitivity analysis using functional simulation in VI-CarRealTime
Porsche AG (L. Pascali)
Integration of Tire and Chassis Development: Methods and Tools
Brembo (F. Carbone)
Brake-by-wire system failure analysis
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 18:00 Automotive Simulation and Testing - cont.d (Chairman: Prof. M. Gipser)
Volkswagen Motorsport (F. Tiepoldt)
Generation of digital Roads from GoogleMaps data for vehicle dynamics simulations with VI-CarRealTime

Powertrain Simulation (Chairman: M. Heinen)
Mubea (C. Struwe)
A New FEV Virtual Engine valvespring model powered by Mubea
VW Konzernforschung (J. Diebener)
An efficient hydrodynamic bearing application for automotive turbocharger simulation
FEV (E. Kanpolat)
E-MBS analysis for the determination of the cause for bulkhead cracks

Wrap-up Session
Best Paper Award (G. Bairati)
Wrap-up and Conclusion (J. Fett)
18:00 End of conference

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