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Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Gramstat, Audi AG, GERMANY
Mr. Matteo Mazzoni, Brembo S.p.A., ITALY
Mr. Beniamin Szewczyk, Brembo S.p.A., ITALY
Dr.-Ing. Stefan Heimann, Audi AG, GERMANY
Mr. Martin Angel, Audi AG, GERMANY
The EVC-1000 research project of the HORIZON 2020 funding platform works on solutions for future generation of battery electric vehicles (BEV) to enhance their efficiency, performance and mileage. Amongst others, a special focus is given to the brake system of BEV.
Beside a brief description of the project (including project goals), a brake-by-wire (BBW) approach is presented and described for those BEV. This includes the general layout of the system as well as the technical and technological description.
The latter is oriented on the defined requirements of a demonstrator vehicle, which allows also to derive the relevant specifications. As a result, it is intended to find an appropriate dimensioning of the brake system (including the foundation brake) for BEV to avoid over-sized components. Another focus deals with the integration of the BBW.
Finally, results of some preliminary vehicle road testing activities are introduced to create a base for benchmark analyses.
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Sebastian Gramstat studied mechanical engineering at the Ilmenau University of Technology, where he has worked as a research assistant at the Department of Automotive Engineering from 2006 to 2013 and passed his PhD in 2014. He joined the AUDI AG, development foundation brake, also in 2014 as a project engineer. Sebastian is project leader of the Horizon 2020 project “EVC-1000” at AUDI. Furthermore, he is responsible for various pre-development projects, amongst others innovative brake disc concepts and brake-by-wire solutions.