Scientific Program

Wednesday 6/4/2016

09:30. Registration.

10:00. Presentation of the Final Conference. Introduction to COST Action TU1105.

10:30. Invited lecture: “Complementarity between academia and industry: the role of the Action and practical issues in development and implementation of NVH aspects”.
Simone DELVECCHIO. Proposer and first Chair of COST Action TU1105

11:15.  Coffee break.

11:30. Presentation of results of WG1: State of the Art concerning NVH techniques, EV characteristics and customer’ expectations.
Chair:  Jan-Welm Biermann, IKA, Aachen, Germany.

  • “Overview of EV and HEV powertrains”, Athanassios Mihailidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • “Methods to assess customer expectations related to vehicle noise, vibration and harshness”, Alvaro Garcia-Del-Castillo, Miguel Hernández University Spain; and Peter Cocron, Technische Universität Chemnitz Germany.
  • “Results of the questionnaire on EV/HEVs noise and customer expectations”, Alvaro Garcia-Del-Castillo and Cristina Mora-Rodríguez, Miguel Hernández University, Spain.
  • “Adoption of electric vehicles and impacts on noise, energy consumption and air pollution –a review from Portugal”, Cecília Rocha, University of Porto; and Catarina Rolim, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal.
  • Round table

12:45. Lunch.

14:15. Presentation of results of WG2: Experimental NVH analysis techniques applied to EV.
Contributions from related partners and interested institutions.
Chair:  Ramon Peral-Orts, Miguel Hernández University, Spain.

  • “General overview of WG2, main actions and achievements”, Ramon Peral-Orts
  • “Comparison between transfer path analysis methods on an electric vehicle”, Alberto Diaz, University of Cantabria, Spain.
  • “Coupled state & input estimation on a mechatronic drivetrain”, Bart Forrier, KU Leuven, Belgium.
  • “Mobile Noise and Vibration Data Acquisition for Automotive Applications”, Anton Fuchs and Jan Rejlek, Virtual Vehicle Research Center, Austria.
  • “Hybrid and Electric Buses – The Influence of the Powertrain Concept on the Urban Soundscape and Driving Comfort”, Alessandro Fortino and Jan-Welm Biermann, IKA, Germany.
  • “An Innovative noise measurement method using OBSIe”, Ewa Zofka, IBDiM, Poland.
  • “Experimental characterization of an EV”, Ramon Peral-Orts
  • Round table

16:00.  Invited lecture: “NVH Challenges for vehicles using alternative propulsion systems”.
Laurent GAGLIARDINI. PSA Peugeot Citröen, R&D department.

16:45.  Coffee break.

17:00.   TU1105 Management Committee final meeting (only for COST members).

20:00.   Official dinner.


Thursday 7/4/2016

09:30.  Presentation of results of WG3: Numerical NVH analysis techniques applied to EV. Contributions from related partners and interested institutions.
Chairs:  Paul Borza and Pierre Duysinx

  • “General overview of the WG3, objectives, main actions and achievements”, Paul Borza, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania; and Pierre Duysinx, University of Liège, Belgium.
  • “Motion equations of mechanical systems used in common engineering applications”, Sorin Vlase and Mihai Ulea, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania.
  • “Damage detection in the inertial dampers of the electrical vehicle using experimental modal identification”, Paul Borza, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania; and Sofia Sanchez, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain.
  • “Effect of the power source on the noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) of power split planetary gear sets”, Mahdi Mohammadpour, Loughborough University, England.
  • “Kdamping: a novel stiffness based vibration absorption concept”, Ioannis Sapountzakis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
  • “Topology optimization of electric motor support fabricated by additive manufacturing”, Pierre Duysinx, University of Liege, Belgium.
  • “Vibro-acoustic metamaterials research at KU Leuven in view of lightweight NVH solutions”, Claus Claeys, KU Leuven, Belgium.
  • “Numerical prediction of the sound field produced by the alerting system of EVs and HVs using the BEM”,Luís Godinho and Paulo Mendes, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
  • “Directive warning sounds for electric vehicles”, Jesus Carbajo, University of Alicante, Spain.
  • Round table

11:30.  Coffee break.

11:45.  Invited lecture: “Electrified vehicles and other alternative fuels. EU policies concerning such vehicles”.Aleksander LAZAREVIC. DG Growth, Automotive and Mobility Industries Unit. European Commission.

12:15.  Invited lecture: “Present and future of warning sounds for electric vehicles”.
Katsuya YAMAUCHI. Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

13:00.  Lunch

14:30.  Presentation of results of WG4: Sound quality metrics for understanding NVH of EV.
Contributions from related partners and interested institutions.
Chairs:  Herman Van der Auweraer, SISW, Belgium; and Pedro Poveda, University of Alicante, Spain.

  • “General overview of the WG4, objectives, main actions and achievements”, Pedro Poveda, UA, SP; Andreia Pereira, U. Coimbra, PT; and Jabuk Lorencki, U. Warsaw, PL.
  • “NVH Challenges with Hybrid and Electric Vehicles”, Herman Van der Auweraer, SISW, Belgium.
  • “Sound Quality inside Electric Vehicles”, Mateusz Matuszewski, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy.
  • “Detectability of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles”, Pedro Poveda, Univ. of Alicante, Spain.
  • “Influence of electric vehicles in noise maps”, Hector Campello and Nuria Campillo, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain.
  • Round table

16:30.  Closing of the conference.



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