Visteon to present at industry conference
Engineers focus on various aspects of air induction systems
Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) will share its automotive intellect at The ITB Groupís upcoming Automotive Air Induction and Cooling Systems conference, Sept. 27 at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel in Novi, Mich. Visteon will bring air induction experience to the forum.
The ITB Group is an industry-respected international technical business consultant that hosts this conference annually. The conference offers an opportunity for those in the auto industry to share insights on technological advancements and trends for a changing global industry.
ďAs a company rich in innovation and thought leadership, Visteon is pleased to share what weíve learned with our engineering colleagues to help move the industry forward, while benefiting from their knowledge as well,Ē said Dr. Reza Abdolhosseini, Visteon advanced engineer, who will be presenting at the conference.
Visteonís participants will discuss the following:
Effect of Under-Hood Temperature on the Flow Field in an Air Induction System
Dr. Reza Abdolhosseini, advanced EIS core engineering
Effects of the under-hood heat, generated by the automobile engine on the air induction system are investigated using steady state and transient analysis. Simulations are performed using ANSYS Fluent and the results are compared with test results.
Cleaning of OEM Engine Air Intake Filters
Neville J. Bugli, technical fellow
The majority of vehicles on the road today are equipped with a disposable filter element. Cleaning OEM and aftermarket air filters is common for end customers in some regions such as Asia and South America. Challenges to implement an appropriate servicing/cleaning procedure and schedule include excessive/over service and potential danger during improper reinstallation that could result in engine damage. Limitations and challenges of cleaning air filters will be explored and discussed.
Development of Composite Air Intake Manifold for Flex Fuel/E100 Fuel Systems
Mark Conley, product design engineer
Review of design and development for an intake manifold for a Flex Fuel (E22-E100) powertrain will be discussed. The intake manifold was developed with additional fuel system features that were necessary for cold weather start performance. The additional design features required for secondary fuel ports will be reviewed and discussed. Design features that reduced overall system complexity and leak points will be reviewed.
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