MECHANICS OF HEAVY-DUTY TRUCK SYSTEMS

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REGISTRATION CVDC Technology Showcase To register please complete the details and fax, post or e-mail the form to: Leon Henderson, Engineering Dept, Cambridge University, Trumpington St, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, UK Tel: +44 1223 332869, Fax: +44 1223 332662 E-mail: lmh59@cam.ac.uk Web: www.cvdc.org/showcase LAST NAME Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium FIRST NAME TITLE ORGANISATION DEPARTMENT/FLOOR ADDRESS (CONT) PROVINCE/STATE/COUNTY POST CODE COUNTRY TELEPHONE EMAIL ADDRESS FEE £80 – Early-Bird Rate, registration BEFORE 17 th Sept £120 – Registration AFTER 17 th Sept Please invoice me using PO number number I enclose a cheque made payable to Engineering Dept Cambridge University. Please debit my credit card CARD NUMBER: PAYMENT OPTIONS The CVDC is pleased to present: Technology Showcase a one day event at MIRA, Nuneaton, UK Visa Mastercard NAME ON CARD CARDHOLDER’S ADDRESS EXPIRY DATE CARDHOLDER’S SIGNATURE 19 TH O CTOBER 2010
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INTRODUCTION TO CVDC Lorry size and weight issues are regularly in the press – particularly due to the increasing interest in longer heavy vehicles, motivated by the pressing needs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and traffic congestion and improve productivity, while maintaining standards of safety and minimizing the effects on the infrastructure. The Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics consortium (CVDC) is a long-standing collaboration between Cambridge University and the heavy vehicle industry. It performs fundamental and applied research into heavy vehicle dynamics and suspension design, including the problems of vehicle safety, ride, energy consumption, and road damage. Members of the Consortium steer research into vehicle dynamics, performed in the University - and obtain the benefits, including exploitation of intellectual property. Current members include ArvinMeritor, Denby Transport, Firestone Industrial Products, FM Engineering, Goodyear Tires, Haldex Brake Products, SimPack, Mektronika Systems, MIRA, Qinetiq, Tinsley Bridge and Volvo Trucks. The CVDC Technology Showcase will be an opportunity to see the work of the consortium at first hand. It will include presentations from researchers describing a sample of current projects as well as presentations and displays by member companies. The highlight of the day will be demonstrations of some innovative vehicle technologies on the MIRA proving ground. (See box.) WHY ATTEND? The Technology Showcase will be attended by representatives of the European heavy goods vehicle industry, transport operators and shippers, UK and European transport officials and the transport press. Apart from an outstanding networking opportunity, the event will provide awareness of recent cutting-edge innovations in heavy vehicle stability, braking and control technology and their application to conventional and more productive heavy vehicles in the UK and Europe. TIMETABLE Time 08:30 08:45 09:30 Activity Park and Ride Registration Opening and Welcome Description of CVDC The Research Programme Coffee Project Update: Advanced Braking Systems Project Update: Active Steering of Heavy Goods Vehicles Lunch Vehicle Demonstrations and Exhibits Refreshments Members’ Presentations Wind-Up Session - Looking Forward Close 10:30 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:30 15:00 16:00 V EHICLE D EMONSTRATIONS A number of heavy vehicles will be exhibited and available for some test driving by participants. The innovative Denby Transport ‘Eco-link’ concept vehicle will be on display. The CVDC’s experimental Actively Steered B-double will perform manoeuvres demonstrating its unique path- following steering ability - both forwards and reverse. Haldex will demonstrate an active reversing assist system, as well as their electromechanical braking system. A wide range of other cutting edge heavy vehicle technologies will also be on display from other consortium members. FURTHER INFORMATION The CVDC Technology Showcase will take place on the 19th of October 2010 at the MIRA test facilities in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, UK. To receive the early-bird registration rate of £80 per person please return the attached form before the 17th of September 2010. Registration after this date will be at a rate of £120 per person. For more information about the event, including accommodation and travel instructions, please refer to the CVDC web site: www.cvdc.org/showcase . NOTE: Places are limited, early booking is recommended.
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