Event Date(s) February 8 - 9, 2023
Start - Stop Time 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST
Register By February 3, 2023 - 11:00 PM CST
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Contact Phil Mireault with any questions.
Presenter(s) Phil Mireault
Language English

This class is intended for users with previous experience or users who participate in this free-of-charge Introduction Training.

This 1-day class is intended for those interested in developing Hybrid Electric Vehicle or pure Electric Vehicle models for fuel economy or range studies.

This course will be conducted online via web meeting. To reserve your spot, you must have access to the following:

    • Computer with GT-SUITE v2022 (the training will be conducted with v2022, but if you only have v2021 that is acceptable)
    • Access to an active license
    • Good internet connection
    • Ideally two monitors/devices (although not required)
      • one to follow the instructor on the web meeting (web browser only)
      • one to use GT-SUITE for interactive model building

The following topics will be covered in this class:

Introductory Concepts of GT-SUITE:

  • 1-D Mechanical Simulation
  • Model Setup- initialization, parameters sweep, Optimization/Design of Experiments
  • Post-processing (GT-POST)
  • Subassemblies: internal, external, encryption of subassemblies

The following vehicle modeling topics will be included:

  • Conventional Driveline Components
    • Map based Engine Model
    • Transmissions (Automatic, Manual, CVT, Other)
  • Electric Driveline Components
    • Battery
    • Electric Motors
  • Controls
    • Vehicle Driver
    • Low level Controllers
  • Supervisory Control Strategies
  • Application of Energy efficient Management Strategies
    • ECMS
    • Dynamic Programing
  • Driving Cycle Analysis (with Model Based Targeting Controller)

Due to the limited number of seats, priority will be given to commercial clients.