Contact us
Navigate between the three days of the
Vehicle Dynamics Expo 2009
Open Technology Forum

Tuesday 16 June 2009


Ride & Handling

10.30: Reactive Suspension System - The electronic damping performs for the new Lancia Delta
Fiat Automobiles Group & Magneti Marelli - Philippe Krief, chassis & vehicle dynamics responsible – engineering & design -FGA & Dr.Michele Spina, product development director

10.55: Research on a transparent damper – a deeper look into the secrets of dampers and shock absorber fluids
Fuchs Europe Schmierstoffe – Arno Wentz, product management - OEM

Download PDF 11.20: Ride quality objective evaluation of heavy commercial vehicles
Centro Ricerche Fiat/ IVECO – Massimo Caudano, vehicle dynamics engineer

Download PDF 11.45: Active yaw systems – re-experience front-wheel drive with Schnellster and Twinster+
Getrag Driveline Systems – Heinz-Peter Obergünner, vehicle dynamics engineer

12.10: The customization of vehicle dynamics by means of innovative human and machine interface
Magneti Marelli – Dr Giordano Greco, control engineer

Download PDF 12.35: Multiplatform instrumentation for ride analysis
UPV – Dr Liborio Bortoni-Anzures, professor

Day 1 Afternoon session


13.30: Steel springs or air springs, hydropneumatic or active – Which suspension-damper system is best?
Continental AG - Dr. Andreas Rohde, director electronic suspension systems segment

Download PDF 14.00: Effective materials usage and materials properties utilization in automotive damper design
Delphi Poland SA – Dr Tomasz Pabin, ME expert

14.25: Optimal ride height – an overview of leveling technologies, focusing on air suspension and Wabco’s new compressor series
WABCO (BU Car Systems) – Helge Westerkamp, sales and marketing leader

Download PDF 14.50: Suspension system for semi lowfloor bus
Ashok Leyland – VijayKumar Viswanathan, manager - product development

Download PDF 15.15: New advantages for use of taper wire in suspension springs for lightweight design and side load control
Ahle-Federn – Karsten Landwehr, key account manager

Download PDF 15.40: TGD as topological geometrodynamics extended to tire-toground dynamics
S2AB – Magnus Roland, chairman & CEO

Download PDF 16.05: Tyre physical integrity and wear monitoring system
DUFOURNIER Technologies – Arnaud Dufournier, president and Damien Gerard, sales engineer

Download PDF 16.30: Electrorheologic semi-active damper for racing motorcycles
Fludicon GmbH – Dr Joachim Funke, director automotive

Forum Program

Conference ProgrammeThe 2009 Open Technology Forum program is now available.

Click here to download.

Vehicle Dynamics International MagazineSUBSCRIBE NOW
Vehicle Dynamics International (VDI) magazine covers the latest news, technologies and developments relating to suspension, chassis engineering, stability and traction controls, steering, braking, ride, handling and corner module engineering. Click here...