How can electrified drivetrain architectures be optimized in an intelligent way to achieve the best possible system behaviour? Which further development potentials of the e-engine can be tapped? What are the challenges developers have to face when embedding power-electronic components in onboard chargers and converters? These are just some of the questions that are occupying the minds of powertrain designers and system architects working in the electrified field. The answers can be found at the International conference “EDrive 2019” in Bonn.
Current discussions surrounding emissions, driving bans in urban areas and the future of the internal combustion engine have given ‘electrification’ new impetus. All car manufacturers have electrified products in their portfolios. Things are changing now, and it’s essential to offer clients sustainable and comfortable solutions in terms of electrified products and powertrain architecture across the entire product range.
The challenge of developing holistic powertrains
To find the right powertrain solution for specific client profiles, a systemic approach needs to be taken in terms of development. The components in an electrical powertrain cannot be seen in isolation – the interactions between the electric engine, transmission, power electronics and energy source need to be at the center of development.
Designing the future
The International VDI conference “EDrive” takes up these challenges in the holistic development of electrified powertrains. The conference will consider questions surrounding powertrain architecture, operational strategies and the optimization of components in the entire system, as well as system-wide thermo-management and EMC.
Additional advantages for you as a speaker and participant
Profit from the exchanges happening at the International VDI Congress “Dritev – Drivetrain in Vehicles”, which takes place at the same time, with:
- over 60 expert presentations
- over 1,500 international participants
- over 100 professional exhibitors
Increase your engagement with your colleagues in mechanical systems and mechatronics! Make new connections to help drive your projects forward!
Dr. Karsten Bennewitz Volkswagen AG /
Dr. Andreas Fink ZF Friedrichshafen AG / Schweinfurt
Michel Forissier Valeo SA / Cergy Pontoise
Dr. Rainer Link GKN ePowertrain / Lohmar
Dipl.-Ing. Konstantin Neiß Daimler AG / Stuttgart
Thomas Pfund Schaeffler AG / Herzogenaurach
Prof. Dr. Dirk Uwe Sauer Institut fuer Stromrichtertechnik und Elektrische Antriebe RWTH Aachen / Aachen
Dr. Andreas Schamel Ford Research & Innovation Center / Aachen
Dipl.-Ing. Ralf Schmid Robert Bosch GmbH /
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Wolfgang Stephan Hofer AG / Nürtingen
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Tenberge Fakultät für Maschinenbau Ruhr-Universität-Bochum / Bochum
Become an exhibitor or sponsor
A limited number of rooms have been reserved for the conference participants.
- Bonn Marriott World Conference Hotel, +49 228/280-500, marriotthotels.com
- Tourismus & Congress GmbH Bonn: https://www.bonn-region.de
Book your room with them and get a free ticket for the local public transport.
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