Vehicle Thermal Management Systems Conference Proceedings (VTMS11)

Vehicle Thermal Management Systems Conference Proceedings (VTMS11)

15-16 May 2013, Coventry Technocentre, UK

1st Edition - June 30, 2013

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  • Author: Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857094735

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The challenges facing vehicle thermal management continue to increase and optimise thermal energy management must continue as an integral part of any vehicle development programme. VTMS11 covers the latest research and technological advances in industry and academia, automotive and off-highway. Topics addressed include: IC engine thermal loading, exhaust and emissions; HEV, EV and alternative powertrain challenges; Waste heat recovery and thermodynamic efficiency improvement; Cooling systems; Heating, A/C, comfort and climate control; Underhood heat transfer and air flow management; Heat exchange components design, materials and manufacture; Thermal systems analysis, control and integration.

Key Features

  • Covers the latest research and technological advances
  • Brings together developments from industry and academia
  • Presents leading edge research on optimised thermal energy management

Readership

Anyone working in or involved with vehicle heat transfer in industry and academia

Table of Contents

  • Engines

    Chapter 1: Study of the vehicle thermal management focused on the engine lubricant oil

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Theoretical study

    3 Experimental study

    3.4 Sensitivity analysis of the oil temperature

    4 Oil warm up behavior

    5 Conclusions

    Chapter 2: A numerical approach on the use of heat storage in order to achieve high EGR rates in cold-climate conditions

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Description of the Studied System

    3 Numerical Model Presentation

    4 Results of Simulations

    5 Discussion

    6 Conclusion

    Chapter 3: The effectiveness of stop-start and thermal management measures to improve fuel economy

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Stop-Start Operation

    3 Thermal Management Strategies

    4 Nedc Simulations

    5 Discussion

    6 Conclusions

    Acknowledgments

    Chapter 4: Reducing thermal losses from automotive lubricant circuits during cold start by the application of polymer insulation

    Abstract

    2 Introduction

    3 Oil Flow Test Rig

    4 Finite Difference Model Structure

    5 Correlation of the Computational Model With the Experimental Data

    6 The Effect of Oilway Polymer Insulation on Rig Temperature Profiles

    7 Discussion

    8 Conclusion

    9 Acknowledgements

    Chapter 5: The thermal management and fuel consumption effect of future engine technology

    Abstract

    Notation

    1 Introduction

    2 Mahle Di3 Engine & Demonstrator Vehicle

    3 Thermal Loading Of The Mahle Downsize Engine

    4 Future Gasoline Technologies Applied to the DI3 Engine

    5 The Effect of Future Technologies on Thermal Management

    6 Conclusions

    Chapter 6: Method for active EGR cooler refreshing during cold start

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Egr Fouling And Refreshing Theory

    3 Description Of The Active Refreshing Method

    4 Experimental Setup, Testing And Results

    5 Discussion, Conclusion And Outlook

    Chapter 7: Concepts for cost efficient turbo bearing cooling

    1 Abstract

    2 Introduction

    3 Design Concepts

    4 Testing

    5 Summary And Outlook

    Heat Exchangers

    Chapter 8: Enhanced corrosion protection by microstructural control of aluminium brazing sheet

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Experimental Procedure

    3 Results

    4 Discussion

    5 Conclusions

    Chapter 9: Refrigerant maldistribution in an evaporator of automotive air conditioning system: investigation and a design improvement by numerical simulations

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Modelling Approach

    3 Model Validation

    4 Two-Phase Flow Distribution From the Header of Plate and Fin Evaporator

    5 Conclusions

    Waste Heat/Energy Recovery

    Chapter 10: Heat exchanger design and analysis for an automotive thermoelectric generator

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Teg Heat Exchanger & Control System Design Requirements

    3 Principles Of Energy Recovery And Teg Design

    4 Teg Location and Package Volume

    5 Fin Inclusions And Heat Exchanger Design

    6 Numerical Simulations

    7 Results and Comparisons

    8 Conclusions and Future Work

    Chapter 11: An investigation of bottoming cycle fluid selection on the potential efficiency improvements of a Euro 6 heavy duty diesel engine

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Baseline Hdde Vehicle Platform

    3 Methodology And Modelling

    4 Results And Discussion

    5 Conclusion And Future Work

    Chapter 12: Waste heat recovery utilising engine coolant on a hybrid bus

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Waste Heat Recovery

    3 Objective And Methodology

    4 Modelling

    5 Modelling Of Waste Heat Recovery

    6 Result Of Modelling

    7 Summary

    8 Conclusions

    Chapter 13: Thermal systems evaluation in hybrid electric vehicle by simulation

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Vehicle Simulator

    3 Teg

    4 Rankine System

    5 Heat Storage Tanks

    6 Simulation Results

    7 Conclusion

    8 Acknowledgement

    Simulation

    Chapter 14: Cooling system simulation for an off-road machine under transient conditions

    Abstract

    1.0 Introduction

    2.0 Model Description and Formulation

    3.0 Transient Testing

    4.0 Model Configuration and Component Level Validation

    5.0 Transient System Level Simulation

    6.0 Conclusions

    Acknowledgments

    Chapter 15: Mathematical modelling of a reciprocating piston expander

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Expander Modelling

    3 Predicted Results

    4 Discussion and Conclusions

    Chapter 16: Thermal assessments of virtual product applications in the pre-development stage

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Overview Emission Regulation

    3 Measurements On A Test Vehicle

    4 Thermal Simulation Model

    5 Virtual Product Application

    6 Validation Of Virtual Product Application

    7 Outlook

    Underhood and Vehicle Simulation

    Chapter 17: Flow and thermal performance prediction for automotive accessory units and their integration into underhood CFD flow analysis with multi thermal systems

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Underhood Simulation With Multi Thermal Systems

    3 The Concept Of Virtual Bench Testing For Accessory Components

    4 Test Bench For An Egr Cooler Module (A-Type)

    5 Type B and Type C Virtual Testbecnhes

    6 Conclusion

    Chapter 18: Transient fan modelling and effects of blade deformation in a truck cooling fan installation

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Theory (Fan Affinity Laws)

    3 Method

    4 Results And Discussion

    5 Conclusions

    Chapter 19: Effect of sun’s orientation on boot thermal load

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Test Setup

    3 Numerical Simulaton

    4 Results

    5 Conclusions

    6 Future Work

    Alternative Powertrain/Heat and AC

    Chapter 20: Thermodynamic model of electric vehicle A/C system with single evaporator

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Model Description

    3 Model Parameterization And Validation

    4 Model Utilization

    5 Conclusion

    Chapter 21: Use of palliative technologies in minimising HVAC loads and their impact on EV range

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Simulation Methodology

    3 Results

    4 Impact of Performance On Ev Range

    5 Ev Range Study

    6 Technology Selection Process

    7 Discussion

    8 Conclusion

    Acknowledgements

    Chapter 22: System thermal and water balance in an evaporatively cooled PEM fuel cell vehicle

    Abstract

    2 Introduction

    3 Thermal and Water Balance

    4 Fuel Cell System Model

    5 Simulation Results

    6 Conclusion

    7 Acknowledgements

    Chapter 23: The estimation of electric vehicle battery cell temperatures in driving cycles based on NEDC

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 The Model Definition

    3 Experimental Measurements

    4 Results And Discussion

    5 Driving Cycles

    6 Conclusion

    Appendix 1: The Model Electrochemical Equations

    For Publication Only

    Chapter 24: CFD simulation and experimental investigation of pressure-drop through 90° and 30° angled compact heat-exchangers relative to the oncoming airflow

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Case Definition

    3 Method

    3 1 Experiments

    4 Results And Discussions

    5 Conclusions

    6 Continuing Investigation

    Chapter 25: The effects of thermal state changes on friction during the warm up of a spark ignition engine

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Engine, Test Facility and Instrumentation

    3 Influences on Warm-Up Characteristics

    4 Manipulating Temperature to Improve Fuel Economy During Warm Up

    5 Discussion

    6 Conclusions

    Chapter 26: Long term transient cabin heating simulation with multiple fluid node approach

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Experiment Process

    3 Simulation Methodology

    4 Results and Discussion

    5 Conclusions

    6 Acknowledgment

    Author Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 346
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2013
  • Published: June 30, 2013
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780857094735

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