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Technical programme for day 1 of EuroBrake 2023



Brake squeal simulation

  • Development of automation tool for efficient analysis of braking squeal noise: SungHo Kim, Hyundai Motors

  • An approach for reducing friction-excited dynamic flutter-instabilities by manipulating specific eigenfrequencies: Marcel Deutzer, Volkswagen

  • Model quality quantification and improvement based on operational squeal deflection shapes expansion: Guillaume Vermot des Roches, SDTools

  • A comprehensive process for brake squeal simulation, from unstable modes to acoustic radiation: Rémi Lemaire, Hitachi Astemo

  • Simulation study regarding modal shape transition that is conducive to modal coupling using complex MAC (modal assurance criterion): Hayuru Inoue, Hitachi Astemo

Real world brake PM emissions measurement

  • C14a for a physical understanding of emission mechanisms: Mael Thévenot, Université de Lille

  • Particle emissions from brake wear – results from the phase 1 study for the UK DfT: Jon Andersson, Ricardo

  • Measuring a vehicle’s real-world brake wear particle emissions on public roads: Michael Peter Huber, TU Graz

  • Brake wear particle emission measurements based on real driving cycles in several urban areas in a laboratory testing: Hiroyuki Hagino, Japan Automobile Research Institute

  • Measurement and analysis of brake and tire particle emissions under high-load driving cycles: Ludwig Schubert, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Graz University of Technology

Brake rotor coatings

  • Applying ferritic nitrocarburizing (FNC) combined with smart-ONC on GCI brake rotors: A newly developed innovative technology to meet the Euro 7 standards: Saadia Nousir, Nitrex Metal Inc.

  • Influence of carbide feedstock on properties of protective laser claddings on grey cast iron brake rotors: Andreas Wank, GTV Verschleiss-Schutz GmbH

  • Compatibility of alumina-coated cast iron brake discs vs. low-steel and nao brake pads materials: Xueyuan Nie, University of Windsor

  • Improving brake discs with coatings applied by extreme high-speed laser application (EHLA): Yingwei Wu, TWI

  • Multi-technique approach for characterization of functional thin coatings in brakes: Nicola Nocera, Brembo S.p.A.


Brake NVH testing transition towards electrification

  • Experimental investigation of friction noise role in brake squeal: Simone Ciprari, Sapienza University of Rome

  • Anti-noise shims for electric vehicles: Martin Søgaard, Meneta

  • Testing, evaluation, and rating of disk brake creep groan: Severin Huemer-Kals, Mercedes-Benz AG

  • NVH of automotive disc brakes : experimental / numerical cross-analysis of loading conditions promoting squeal: Nicolas Strubel, Hitachi Astemo / LaMcube Lille

  • Brake noise subjective rating prediction through machine learning algorithms: Antonio Rubio, Applus IDIADA

Wheel-rail contact, wheel-slide protection, braking distance

  • Research on the influences of lightweight brake discs on dynamic performances of railway vehicles: Jian-hang Cao, China Academy of Railway Sciences Corporation

  • The adaptive wheel slide protection journey: from concept to operational service: Luc Imbert, R&D Engineer

  • Investigations of degraded adhesion conditions and interrelated methods for improving braking performance using the advanced TrainLab (aTL): Marcus Fischer, Knorr-Bremses SfS

  • Steps taken to validate the functions underlying reproducible braking distance (RBD) and their practical benefits in day-to-day rail operations: Christopher Lozano, Knorr Bremse SfS GmbH

  • Possible rules evolution for railway WSP watchdog: safety impact and mitigation: Matteo Frea, Wabtec

Formulation ingredients

  • High performance benzoxazine resins as brake pad friction material binder: Davide Carlevaris, Università degli studi di Trento

  • Role of mineral fibres in reducing emission: coated rotors and nao high-performance friction materials: Adnan Sarfraz, LAPINUS

  • The prospect of fabric woven c/sic disk application on electric vehicle compared with short fibre pressed c/sic disk: Xin Chen, RD Manager

  • New cost-efficient materials for sulfide-based friction additives: Lars Hensgen, Tribotecc GmbH

  • In situ characterization of the oxidation mechanisms of iron-based sulfides and composites: Diego Chávez, RIMSA METAL TECHNOLOGY, SA


Brake wear particle emissions testing: trends and perspectives

  • Development of a driving cycle for dynamometer brake emission measurements of city buses in two European cities: Hartmut Niemann, Link Engineering Company GmbH

  • Contactless optical flow measurement (3C stereo particle image velocimetry) of particles in the area of the brake caliper in a rotating wheel under (almost) realistic driving conditions: Kai Götz, Volkswagen AG

  • Comparison of front and rear axle vehicle emissions - how brake particles influence the measurements: Miles Kunze, Technical University Ilmenau

  • Results of particulate matter measurements at a brake test bench: Daniel Ricardo Obando Nunez, University of Stuttgart

  • Variability of laboratory brake emissions measurements using ISO5725 statistical methods: Carlos Agudelo, Link Engineering Co.

Rotor based fundamentals

  • From adhesive wear to abrasive wear mechanism when switching from conventional rotors to hard coated rotors: Carlos Lorenzana, RISMA Metal Technology

  • Frictional, wear and emission behaviours at mild and severe sliding conditions of a conventional cast iron disc and a cermet-coated disc: Stefano Candeo, University of Trento

  • Implementation of radiation effects in thermo-mechanical coning model of a brake disc: Bharath Anantharamaiah, Applus IDIADA

  • Effect of moisture adsorption on low-speed and moderate-speed braking: effect on in-stop friction coefficient: Meechai Sriwiboon, King Mongkut’s University of Technology

  • Brake pad moisture adsorption kinetics and its influence on pad compression strain/modulus vs. ISO ‘compressibility’: Aman Rathee, SKR Consulting LLC

Brake system and component concepts

  • New, liquid and air-cooled braking system, which delivers high performance and significantly reduces brake emissions: Jose María Gómez, BRL Brake Solutions

  • Carbon-fibre reinforced sheet moulding compound in brakes: design and simulation of a lightweight motorcycle brake caliper: Alexander Fidler, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Graz University of Technology

  • Investigation on brake drag throughout the brake development process: Philipp Huchtkoetter, Porsche AG in cooperation with University Stuttgart

  • Magnetorheological drum brake performance study on two-three wheelers brake inertia dynamometer: Chiranjit Sarkar, Indian Institute of Technology Patna

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