Fourth PMC Meeting

The fourth meeting of the Plant Modeling Consortium expanded on previous discussions as well as introduced a number of advanced engineering modeling techniques now in practice. This meeting featured a keynote presentation from Dr. Hideyuki Tanaka, Assistant Professor at Kyoto University. The topic of Dr. Tanaka's presentation was, "System Identification Techniques using Physical Laws".

Presentation recordings from this meeting are now available and can be found in the Resource Archive.

Past PMC Meetings
To view the presentation recordings from previous PMC Meetings, click here. With the exception of a few questions from the audience, the presentations are in English.

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Professional Association Webinar Series

These webinars bring together industry experts from around the world to share their experiences and expertise and to provide valuable information about important new developments in the field of engineering modeling and simulation.

Driveline Modeling and Simulation: Challenges and Solutions for Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation

Dr. Derek Wright, MapleSim Product Manager, and Dr. Orang Vahid, Senior Modeling Engineer, at Maplesoft present some of the challenges faced by hardware- and software-in-the-loop (HIL and SIL) simulation of complex driveline models. These models present unique difficulties to engineers wishing to do control design and validation via HIL and SIL simulation.

Physical Models of Automotive Batteries for EV and HEV Applications

The automotive industry is in transformation. New generation vehicles deploying hybrid (HEV), fully electric (EV), and fuel cell powerplants are presenting significant challenges to automotive engineers. The complexity of the automobile has increased exponentially in the past decades with higher performance components and digital control.

Modeling and Simulation of HEV and EV Power Electronics

This webinar covers new approaches to modeling and simulation for hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) and fully electric vehicle (EV) applications with a particular emphasis on power electronics design. HEVs and EVs present many new design challenges to engineers: They are complex multidomain, multi-body systems. In this webinar, multidomain and multi-body simulation techniques are used to place the power electronics components and systems into the context of the entire vehicle as it operates dynamically.

Advanced Physical Modeling Tackles the Complexity of Modern Engineering

This webinar illustrates how engineering researchers are making significant strides in their work with the help of advanced physical modeling technology. It highlights the work of three researchers, and discusses such diverse projects as space rovers, hockey sticks, parallel manipulators, and electric and hybrid-electric vehicle batteries. In this panel discussion lead by Dr. Derek Wright of Maplesoft, learn firsthand how advanced physical modeling and simulation technology can enrich your classroom and accelerate your research.

Efficiently Modeling High-Fidelity Models for Aerospace Mechatronics Applications

This seminar focuses on new modeling techniques and tools for rapidly creating high-fidelity plant models for advanced applications in areas such as space robotics, UA, flight control, and simulators.

Advanced Symbolic and Numeric Techniques for Vibration Analysis and Attenuation

Resonance has always been a serious source of noise, mechanical wear and dynamic instability, particularly in large complex drivetrains that need to go through unpredictable duty cycles. Many modeling techniques have been developed over the years to help engineers to identify the net resonances of their systems so that appropriate steps may be taken to attenuate them without adding inefficiencies into the design.

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What is the Plant Modeling Consortium?

Founded by Toyota and Maplesoft, the Plant Modeling Consortium (PMC) promotes the development of new design techniques for the automotive and related industries.

Contributors to the consortium include most automotive OEMs as well as leading technology and solution providers.
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