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Vehicle Dynamics Expo 2008 Open Technology Forum

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Tuesday 6 May 2008

Day 1 - Morning Session
Ride & Handling

MagneRide system performance
Delphi Automotive Systems - Olivier Raynauld, manager controlled suspension

Integrated application of gas/hydraulic damping systems in modern race car suspensions

JRZ Suspension Engineering - Jan Zuijdijk, special product development


Handling quality objective evaluation of light commercial vehicles

Centro Ricerche Fiat / IVECO - Marco Pesce, vehicle dynamics engineer


Ride improvement of a North American pick-up

Prodrive - Matthew Taylor, head of vehicle dynamics


Potentiality evaluation of an active anti-roll bar control strategy, designed to improve vehicle handling performance

G&G Design and Engineering - Dr Giuseppe Matrangolo, technical director


Tire estimator validation
TNO Automotive - Sven Jansen, senior development engineer


Influence of tire characteristics on vehicle performance
Apollo Tyres Ltd - Mahaveer Kumar Jain, head corp. radial tech


Day 1 - Afternoon Session
Traction, Stability & Braking

High-performance cars - vehicle dynamics control systems and simulation tools

Ferrari S.p.A - Matteo Lanzavecchia, vehicle dynamics and road testing manager VI-grade GmbH - Diego Minen, technical director

The missing link - passive and active safety integration

Autoliv - Colm Boran, director - electronics


Modern test bed architectures combined with advanced HIL simulation methods for the dynamic testing of entire hydraulic and mechatronic brake systems

IPG Automotive GmbH - Charles Miquet, technical account manager


Driving Dynamics

Alternative analysis method for the evaluation of vehicle limit handling performance to be adopted by a primary safety assessment program

Applus + IDIADA - Josep Maria Dalmau, vehicle dynamics engineer

The Synaptic Damping Control system - increasing the driver's feeling and perception by means of controlled dampers

Magneti Marelli Spa - Dr Giordano Greco, sales and marketing manager


A simple, cost-effective method of evaluating bump steer and brake steer, and achieving correlation with ADAMS analysis

TATA Motors - Dr Vinay Upadhyay, assistant manager


Pass-by noise, from the real to the simulated - the analysis and development for the EEC certification

CSI S.P.A - Francesco Ballabio, test engineer

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