North American
Vehicle CFD Symposium
Detroit, April 19-20, 2017
Agenda

DAY ONE - April 19, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Registration, check-in and continental breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.
Welcome and introductions, Stewart Featherstone, Siemens PLM

9:05 a.m. - 9:25 a.m.
Simcenter™ software and how CFD plays a role in predictive analytics
Nick Appleyard, Siemens PLM

9:25 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Keynote speaker Ted Miller
Senior Manager of Energy Storage and Materials Strategy and Research for Ford Motor Company. See full bio.

10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Siemens Solutions Overview for Electric Vehicles, Fred Ross, Siemens PLM

10:20 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Battery design for faster charging, Bob Spotnitz, Siemens PLM

10:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
Break

11:05 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
Battery cooling for electric vehicles, Gaetan Damblanc, Siemens PLM

11:25 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Electric motor design, Markus Anders, Siemens PLM

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion on Thermal Management for Electric Vehicles with T. Miller, F. Ross, B. Spotnitz, G. Damblanc, M. Anders

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
STAR-CCM+® software v12 overview, James Clement, Siemens PLM

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch (provided by Siemens PLM)

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
High Frequency Flow Induced Noise Prediction and Validation – Exhaust Mufflers
Suman Mishra, Ford Motor Company

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Siemens Solutions for Acoustics, Axel Kierkegaard, Siemens PLM

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Optimizing Gasket Design Using the Conjugate Heat Transfer Process
Kevin Irrer, General Motors

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Paint process and CFD simulation, John Salomon, CAT

4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Latest Advances in Modelling Chain Drives using STAR-CCM+
Nipun Kuzhikattil, Siemens PLM

4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Reception (hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided by Siemens PLM)

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DAY TWO - April 20, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Registration, check-in and continental breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
1D-3D AMESIM-STAR-CCM+ Coupling, Fred Ross, Siemens PLM

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Automate spray calibration using Optimate and STAR-CD, Xiaofeng Xu, General Motors

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Automating Workflows with Custom Tools, Miles Wheeler, Siemens PLM

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Design Optimization and Automation for Port Development
Tony Coffey, Harley-Davidson

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Modeling In-Cylinder Flow with Overset Mesh
Yangbing Zeng, General Motors

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Correlation Efforts for Class 8 Truck Aerodynamics
Paul Hancock & Joshua Kehs, PACCAR

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (provided by Siemens PLM)

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Transient thermal stress modeling of a charge air cooler
Ben Kenney, DANA

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Engineering services, Bob Reynolds, Siemens PLM

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CFD driven optimization of driveline system lubrication performance
Alexy Kolesnikov, American Axle

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
SGC Training classes
Advanced Post-processing in STAR-CCM+ OR
Best Practices in Modeling Heat Transfer

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The event will feature:

  • Vehicle Electrification
  • Design Space Exploration and Process Automation
  • Optimizing Transmission Performance
  • Vehicle Aerodynamics
  • Powertrain Design
  • 1D/3D Coupling
  • Vehicle HVAC Design
  • Aero-acoustics

...and much more!