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ISMA 2014 (September 15-17)

A special INTERACTIVE session on vehicle concept modelling was hosted by the ISMA conference (more info @ isma web site) in Leuven (Belgium), on September 15, 2014.

The session, was chaired by prof. D. Mundo (from Unical) and dr. S. Donders (from LMS). 

During the session the following papers were presented: 


A study on vehicle body concept modelling: beam to joint connection and size optimization of beam-like structures (ID 670) (more details available)
G. De Gaetano, D. Mundo, University of Calabria, Italy
G. Vena, G&G Design and Engineering, Italy
M. Kroiss, IABG mbH, Germany
L. Cremers, BMW Group, Germany


On the correlation between a 3D high-fidelity multi-body vehicle model and a 1D 15-DOFs vehicle concept model (ID 671) (more details available)
S. Candreva, D. Mundo, University of Calabria, Italy
M. Gubitosa, A. Toso, Siemens Industry Software NV, Belgium


Concept modelling and simulation in truck chassis design (ID 679)
R. Liebregts, DAF Trucks N.V., Netherlands


Sensitivity study on the equivalent mechanism model for conceptual design of vehicle body crashworthiness (ID 672) (more details available)
S. Candreva, D. Straface, C. Garre, D. Mundo, University of Calabria, Italy
F. Laszlo, S. Donders, P. Mas, Siemens Industry Software NV, France


Use of concept modelling for online input force estimation (ID 691) (more details available)
F. Cosco, F. Naets, W. Desmet, KU Leuven, Belgium

A testimonial from our INTERACTIVE Marie-Curie fellows!

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