25 - 26 April, 2017 | Berlin, Germany

Agenda Day 2

8:50 am - 9:20 am Registration and welcome coffee

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Dipl.-Phys. Reinhard Sottong

Research Associate, Thermoelectric Materials and Systems
German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Institute of Materials Research

  • Introduction about Vapour Adsorption refrigeration cycle
  • Modelling and sizing of POC (Proof of Concept)
  • POC Testing
  • Validation and Summary
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Dr. Ajit Kumar Jindal

Vice President and Head Technical, Commercial Vehicles, Engineering Research Center
Tata Motors

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Sivakumar Palanivelu

Assistant General Manager, Engineering Research Center
Tata Motors

  • Value vs on-cost of exhaust thermal management solutions
  • Quantifying the best options where waste heat can be applied to maximize the Value-to-Cost-ratio
  • Advantages of reduced fuel costs, higher economy and emissions
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Dipl.-Phys. Reinhard Sottong

Research Associate, Thermoelectric Materials and Systems
German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Institute of Materials Research

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Thomas Reiche

Research Engineer, Waste Heat Recovery
VOLVO

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Guillaume Hébert

R&D Manager EGR & Exhaust Thermal Management
Hanon Systems

10:50 am - 12:00 am Morning refreshments and networking

11:20 am - 12:00 pm Potential and challenges for HD Truck waste heat recovery

Thomas Reiche - Research Engineer, Waste Heat Recovery VOLVO
  • Introduction
  • Rankine cycle architectures
  • Potential estimation
  • Challenges for market introduction
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Thomas Reiche

Research Engineer, Waste Heat Recovery
VOLVO

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Efficiency increase by electrical/thermal recuperation in automotive

Michael Decker - Leading Technical Expert, Thermal Management of ECUs Continental AG
  • Recuperation case study for commercial vehicles
  • Lack of heat in electrical vehicles and range increaseby use of thermal recuperation
  • Recuperation limiting factors a) electrical b) thermal
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Michael Decker

Leading Technical Expert, Thermal Management of ECUs
Continental AG

12:40 pm - 2:10 pm Networking luncheon

  • Biggest problem of electromobility: limited range, high initial cost
  • Heating in summer and cooling in winter can reduce maximum driving range by 50%
  • Solution: increase energy efficiency; maximize range of existing vehicles by means of thermal recuperating strategies
  • Introduction to different thermal recuperation strategies
  • Analysis and evaluation of the impact of the proposed strategies using entire vehicle simulation
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Dominik Dvorak

Scientist, Center for Low-Emission Transport, Electric Drive Technologies
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

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Hansjörg Kapeller

Researcher, Center for Low-Emission Transport, Electric Drive Technologies
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

  • High figure-of-merit n-type material development
  • Ways to improve p-type Mg2Si-materials
  • Contact development for Mg2Si-based thermoelectric modules
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Dipl.-Phys. Reinhard Sottong

Research Associate, Thermoelectric Materials and Systems
German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Institute of Materials Research

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Dipl.-Phys. Reinhard Sottong

Research Associate, Thermoelectric Materials and Systems
German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Institute of Materials Research