9 November 2011

Call for Papers: Engine System Design and Powertrain Integration

A special issue of International Journal of Powertrains

Modern emission and fuel economy regulations and increasing customer demands require more integrated engine/powertrain system design approaches to handle product optimisation, among different attributes (e.g. emissions, fuel consumption, NVH, power density, transient response, acceleration performance, alternative fuels capability, thermo-mechanical durability, wear, packaging and cost) and subsystems/components.

This special issue aims to address theories and applications in the field of on-road or off-road engines/powertrains.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
  •  System durability/reliability prediction or analysis of engines and vehicles
  •  Engine-vehicle integration and system integration processes
  •  Diesel engines after treatment and vehicle integration with focus on system-level modelling
  •  Powertrain cooling in system integration
  •  Diesel engine air system design and analysis (e.g. turbocharging, EGR systems, valvetrain and manifolds)
  •  Engine/powertrain controls with focus on analytical engine controller design or virtual sensors/sensing
  •  Diesel engine/powertrain transient performance and calibration with focus on engine air system controls and OBD, or steady-state and transient calibrations
 Important Dates
 Submission deadline: 31 March, 2012
 Completion of first review: 30 June, 2012 (tentative)
 Submission of revised paper: 31 July, 2012 (tentative)
 Completion of final review: 30 September, 2012 (tentative)
 Final manuscript submission: 31 October, 2012 (tentative)

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