09:45   Welcome & Introduction
Markus Haller, Operations Director, Altair ProductDesign Germany

The Role of Simulation in Efficient, Lightweight Powertrain Design
Dr. Robert Ehart, Simulation Team Leader, BMW Engines

  • Injecting innovation through simulation
  • The future vision for simulation in Powertrain design

Transmission Housing Design Verification & Optimisation
Maurice Dietzel, CAE Analyst, GETRAG

  • Using simulation technology to deliver minimum weight gearboxes
  • Design strategies to maximise durability of powertrain components
11:15   Coffee Break

Multi-Disciplinary Optimisation Applied Throughout the Product Lifecycle
Anthony Hähnel, Operations Director, Altair ProductDesign France

  • Predictive Technology for Structural and Flow Behaviour
  • Multi-Disciplinary Analysis & Optimisation Studies

Simulation Strategies to Improve Prediction Accuracy of Noise & Vibration
Hiroshi Takekawa, Assistant Manager, Drivetrain Engineering Design Division, Toyota

  • Accurate prediction of engine noise
  • Strategies to reduce the impact of engine vibration
12:45   Lunch

Concept Modelling – Incorporating Down Stream Physics Early
Michael Hoffmann, Senior VP Math & Systems, Altair

  • System modelling and link between 0D/1D and 3D simulation
  • Concept Optimisation Design Tool - INSPIRE

NVH Development of Electric Powertrains - CAE Methods & NVH Criteria
Dr. Stefan Bikker, Head of Simulation - Structural Dynamics Powertrain, Daimler AG

  • Unique design challenges for electric powertrains
  • Simulating and optimising electric powertrain NVH performance
14:30   Panel Discussion
All Speakers
15:00   Summary
15:15   Close

Agenda is subject to change.
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