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Register now for EuroBrake 2021 and gain access to nine years of technical content

All the EuroBrake papers that were on the FISITA Store and are now available in the new FISITA Technical Library. For people taking advantage of the Early Bird registration rate for EuroBrake 2021 before the end of this month (31 March 2021), 425 technical papers from these nine years will be available to browse and download until Friday 16 April. Register now at a special rate for EuroBrake 2021 to gain immediate access to the papers listed below plus over 400 more peer-selected and reviewed technical papers that have led the discussion of braking technology over the last decade. The sooner you register, the more time you will have to read up and get ready for this year’s EuroBrake to be held 17-21 May 2021.

Audience at EuroBrake 2012 in Dresden
EuroBrake 2012 presentations were delivered in Dresden, Germany

This week, we’re looking back at the contributors and papers delivered in the 2012 and 2020 events. A similar number of papers are available in the library from the two events – 51 in 2012 and 47 in 2020 – but this hides the growth that the event would have shown if it had gone ahead as originally planned. We will see the technical content this year being about double that of last year and 2012.

A total of 315 authors contributed to 2012 and 2020, with 12 of them contributing to both events. The 31 papers these 12 contributed to are listed below. Most of the EuroBrake contributions are team efforts and it is clear to see that several people have worked closely together in both 2012 and 2020.

Klaus Augsburg, TU Ilmenau

  1. Modelling and Control of Hysteresis-Characterized Brake Processes With Valentin Ivanov from TU Ilmenau; and Barys Shyrokau and Danwei Wang from Nanyang Technological University

  2. Visualisation Possibilities of the Friction Zone of Dry-Running Friction Couples With Sebastian Gramstat** and Benjamin Stengl from TU Ilmenau

  3. The Brake Drag Torque of Disc Brakes With Stefan Heimann from TU Ilmenau

  4. Brake Dust Measurement With Hannes Sachse, Klaus Augsburg, Rüdiger Horn, and Stefan Krischok from TU Ilmenau; and Daniel Scheder and Marcus Rieker from HORIBA Europe

  5. Test-Rig-in-the-Loop (TRIL) Application to Controllable Brake Processes With Hannes Sachse, Klaus Augsburg, Rüdiger Horn, Sebastian Gramstat**, and Valentin Ivanov from TU Ilmenau; and Barys Shyrokau from Nanyang Technological University

  6. Measurement of Vehicle Related Non-exhaust Particle Emissions Under Real Driving Conditions With David Hesse and Toni Feißel from TU Ilmenau; and Sebastian Gramstat** from Audi

  7. Artificial Neural Network Regression Models for the Prediction of Brake-related Emissions With David Hesse, Martin Schiele, Peter Hauschild, and Vincenzo Ricciardi from TU Ilmenau

Georg-Peter Ostermeyer, TU Braunschweig

  1. 2012: Mesoscopic Particle System for Modeling Anisotropic Effects of Friction Materials With Axel Stenkamp and Enrique Wegmann from TMD Friction Services

  2. Hot Banding with Oscillating Radii: Models Including Wear Aand Temperature With Georg-Peter Ostermeyer from TU Braunschweig

  3. 2020: Measurement of Dynamic Signature of Brake Emissions on a Pin-On-Disc Tribotester with Low-cost Particulate Sensors With Arno Kwade, Benedikt Finke, Carsten Schilde, Johannes Otto, Malte Sandgaard, and Sven Brandt from TU Braunschweig

  4. Prediction of Brake Pad Wear Based on Real Driving Profiles Using a Pin-on-Disc Tribotester With Guido Lehne, Jacek Kijanski, and Johannes Otto from TU Braunschweig; and Merten Tiedemann from Audi

  5. On Self-adjusting Contacts in Pin-On-Disk Testers With Alexander Vogel from TU Braunschweig

  6. Test Device for Precise Investigations of Transport Phenomena in the Boundary Layer With Felix Rickhoff and Johannes Otto from TU Braunschweig

Philippe Dufrénoy, University of Lille

  1. 2012: Correction Between Modeling and Experiments of a Simplified Disc Brake System for Squeal Analysis With J.F. Brunel from University of Lille and T. Chancelier from Robert Bosch France SAS

  2. Squeal noise of a windturbine yaw brake: influence of friction material and disc surface geometry With J.F. Brunel and Yannick Desplanques from University of Lille; L. Breaban from Stromag France SASO; L. Mortelette from University of Lille & Robert Bosch France SAS; Michèle Henrion from Flertex Sinter; and Olivier Martin from Flertex

  3. Influence of the Size of the Contact Heterogeneities between the Disc and the Pad on the Brake Squeal With J.F. Brunel, K. Bonnay, and Vincent Magnier from University of Lille

  4. 2020: An Experimental Method to Investigate the Ageing of Friction Materials With Anne-Lise Cristol-Bulthé*, Sylvain Delattre, Yannick Desplanques from University of Lille; and Michèle Henrion from Flertex Sinter

  5. Mechanical Characterization and Modeling of Heterogeneous Friction Pad Material under Multiaxial Loading With Amine Bousselham, Anne-Lise Cristol-Bulthé*, Francine Roudet, Jerome Hosdez, and Vincent Magnier from University of Lille; and Donald E. Yuhas from Industrial Measurement Systems

*Anne-Lise Cristol-Bulthé, University of Lille

Also contributed with Philippe Dufrénoy, University of Lille in 2012 and 2020

  1. 2012: Experimental Study of Brake Lining Molding Parameters With Denis Najjar and Yannick Desplanques, University of Lille; Mohamed Kchaou and Riadh Elleuch, Univ Sfax; and Nesrine Hentati Univ Sfax/University of Lille

  2. 2020: Evolution of Sintered Metallic Brake Pad Under the Effect of Thermomechanical Stresses With Hoang-Long Le Tran and Vincent Magnier, University of Lille

Jaroslaw Grochowicz, Ford Werke

  1. 2012: Brake Dust Generation – Survey and DOE Study on Some Influencing Factors With Adrian Rudd, Gerald Albrecht, Hans Günther Paul, Holger Schaus, and Tim Hodges from Federal Mogul; and Ivan Bruggen, Peter Allrath, and Tomasz Grabiec from Ford

  2. Root Causes and Guidelines to Reduce Brake Dynamometer Test Variability (example with ISO 26867) With Achim Reich, Continental Teves; Carlos Agudelo, Link Engineering; Harald Abendroth, Consultant; and Karl-Heinz Wollenweber,TRW

  3. 2020: Hypereutectic Aluminium Brake Rotor With Agusti Sin, ITT Friction Technologies; Clemens Verpoort, LSN Engineering; Idurre Gaztanaga, Nerea Egidazu, and Ricardo Labrador from Fagor Ederlan; and Klaus Käsgen, Marc Rettig, and Thomas Wilwers from Ford Werke

  4. Carbidic Brake Rotor Surface Coating Applied by High-performance-laser Cladding With Alexander Hitzek, Andreas Wank, and Christian Schmengler from GTV Automotive; Clemens Verpoort and Thomas Weber from LSN Engineering; Klaus Käsgen and Rob Eaton from Ford Motor Company; Marc Rettig from Ford Werke; and Maximilian Voshage and Stephan Koss from RWTH Aachen University

David Barton and Peter Brooks, University of Leeds

  1. A Comparison of Methods for Characterizing Brake Pad Surfaces With Andreas Paulus, TMD Friction Services; and Anne Neville, Fabian Limmer, and Shahriar Kosarieh from University of Leeds

***Donald E. Yuhas, Industrial Measurement Systems

Also contributed with Philippe Dufrénoy, University of Lille in 2020

  1. 2012: Non-Destructive Ultrasonic Methods for Quality Assurance of Brake Pads With Carol L. Vorres and Jacek R. Remiasz, Industrial Measurement Systems; Earl Gesch, Performance Friction; and Takeshi Yamane, Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing

**Sebastian Gramstat, Audi

Contributed from TU Ilmenau in 2012 and then from Audi in 2020, all three papers with Klaus Augsburg, TU Ilmenau

Vincent Magnier, University of Lille

Contributed to paper with Philippe Dufrénoy, University of Lille, in 2012 and 2020, and with Anne-Lise Cristol-Bulthé, University of Lille, in 2020

Yannick Desplanques, University of Lille

Contributed to paper with Philippe Dufrénoy, University of Lille, in 2012 and 2020, and with Anne-Lise Cristol-Bulthé, University of Lille, in 2012

Michèle Henrion, Flertex Sinter

Contributed to paper with Philippe Dufrénoy, University of Lille, in 2012 and 2020

Note: the links above go to the password-protected pages in the FISITA Digital Library. This is provided in the Early Bird registration confirmation email and to FISITA Corporate Members. To read the abstracts for the above articles, please go to the Library index page.

EuroBrake 2012 was a physical event in Dresden, Germany
EuroBrake 2020 was moved from Barcelona, Spain, to online due to the COVID-19 pandemic

The authors contributing to 2012 and 2020 came from more than 110 organisations, 17 of which contributed to both events under the same name. Of the seven organisations who have had ten or more authors representing them at these two events, five had authors at both events, while three just fielded authors for the more recent event last year. These organisations were (with number of contributors at each year): University of Lille (20 in 2012; 13 in 2020); TU Ilmenau (18 in 2012; 10 in 2020); TU Braunschweig (18 in 2020); Ford (5 in 2012; 10 in 2020); University of Leeds (4 in 2012; 8 in 2020); Applus+ IDIADA (12 in 2020); Fraunhofer Institute (4 in 2012; 6 in 2020); Brembo (10 in 2020); TU Graz (3 in 2012; 6 in 2020); TMD Friction Services (2 in 2012; 5 in 2020); University of Maribor (6 in 2012; 1 in 2020); AUDI (4 in 2012; 2 in 2020); Daimler (1 in 2012; 5 in 2020); University of Stuttgart (3 in 2012; 2 in 2020); HORIBA Europe (2 in 2012; 2 in 2020); Industrial Measurement Systems (3 in 2012; 1 in 2020); Link Engineering (3 in 2012; 1 in 2020); Politecnico di Torino (2 in 2012; 2 in 2020); Continental (1 in 2012; 2 in 2020); and Flertex (2 in 2012; 1 in 2020).

Register before 31 March to take advantage of the EuroBrake 2021 Early Bird Rate and gain access to these technical papers until 16 April. The listing of papers available, with abstracts, is available now on the FISITA Technical Library.

EuroBrake 2021 will be delivered online 17-21 May with a full programme of over 90 technical presentations, two expert panels, two keynote speeches and a range of unique networking opportunities with exhibitors and sponsors bringing their latest technology and services to the event. You can find out more and register here.


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