Tech Sessions on EuroBrake 23 Day One

STANSTEAD, U.K. – FISITA announced the EuroBrake 2023’s first day of technical sessions. The Sept. 12-14 event in Barcelona will begin with the following technical sessions:


Brake squeal simulation

  • Development of automation tool for efficient analysis of braking squeal noise: SungHo Kim, Hyundai Motors
  • An approach for reducing friction-excited dynamic flutter-instabilities by manipulating specific eigenfrequencies: Marcel Deutzer, Volkswagen
  • Model quality quantification and improvement based on operational squeal deflection shapes expansion: Guillaume Vermot des Roches, SDTools
  • A comprehensive process for brake squeal simulation, from unstable modes to acoustic radiation: Rémi Lemaire, Hitachi Astemo
  • Simulation study regarding modal shape transition that is conducive to modal coupling using complex MAC (modal assurance criterion): Hayuru Inoue, Hitachi Astemo

Real world brake PM emissions measurement

  • C14a for a physical understanding of emission mechanisms: Mael Thévenot, Université de Lille
  • Particle emissions from brake wear – results from the phase 1 study for the UK DfT: Jon Andersson, Ricardo
  • Measuring a vehicle’s real-world brake wear particle emissions on public roads: Michael Peter Huber, TU Graz
  • Brake wear particle emission measurements based on real driving cycles in several urban areas in a laboratory testing: Hiroyuki Hagino, Japan Automobile Research Institute
  • Measurement and analysis of brake and tire particle emissions under high-load driving cycles: Ludwig Schubert, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Graz University of Technology

Brake rotor coatings

  • Applying ferritic nitrocarburizing (FNC) combined with smart-ONC on GCI brake rotors: A newly developed innovative technology to meet the Euro 7 standards: Saadia Nousir, Nitrex Metal Inc.
  • Influence of carbide feedstock on properties of protective laser claddings on grey cast iron brake rotors: Andreas Wank, GTV Verschleiss-Schutz GmbH
  • Compatibility of alumina-coated cast iron brake discs vs. low-steel and nao brake pads materials: Xueyuan Nie, University of Windsor
  • Improving brake discs with coatings applied by extreme high-speed laser application (EHLA): Yingwei Wu, TWI
  • Multi-technique approach for characterization of functional thin coatings in brakes: Nicola Nocera, Brembo S.p.A.


Brake NVH testing transition towards electrification

  • Experimental investigation of friction noise role in brake squeal: Simone Ciprari, Sapienza University of Rome
  • Anti-noise shims for electric vehicles: Martin Søgaard, Meneta
  • Testing, evaluation, and rating of disk brake creep groan: Severin Huemer-Kals, Mercedes-Benz AG
  • NVH of automotive disc brakes: experimental / numerical cross-analysis of loading conditions promoting squeal: Nicolas Strubel, Hitachi Astemo / LaMcube Lille
  • Brake noise subjective rating prediction through machine learning algorithms: Antonio Rubio, Applus IDIADA

Wheel-rail contact, wheel-slide protection, braking distance

  • Research on the influences of lightweight brake discs on dynamic performances of railway vehicles: Jian-hang Cao,  China Academy of Railway Sciences Corporation
  • The adaptive wheel slide protection journey: from concept to operational service: Luc Imbert, R&D Engineer
  • Investigations of degraded adhesion conditions and interrelated methods for improving braking performance using the advanced TrainLab (aTL): Marcus Fischer, Knorr-Bremses SfS
  • Steps taken to validate the functions underlying reproducible braking distance (RBD) and their practical benefits in day-to-day rail operations: Christopher Lozano, Knorr Bremse SfS GmbH
  • Possible rules evolution for railway WSP watchdog: safety impact and mitigation: Matteo Frea, Wabtec

Formulation ingredients

  • High performance benzoxazine resins as brake pad friction material binder: Davide Carlevaris, Università degli studi di Trento
  • Role of mineral fibres in reducing emission: coated rotors and nao high-performance friction materials: Adnan Sarfraz, LAPINUS
  • The prospect of fabric woven c/sic disk application on electric vehicle compared with short fibre pressed c/sic disk: Xin Chen, RD Manager
  • New cost-efficient materials for sulfide-based friction additives: Lars Hensgen, Tribotecc GmbH
  • In situ characterization of the oxidation mechanisms of iron-based sulfides and composites: Diego Chávez, RIMSA METAL TECHNOLOGY, SA


Brake wear particle emissions testing: trends and perspectives

  • Development of a driving cycle for dynamometer brake emission measurements of city buses in two European cities: Hartmut Niemann, Link Engineering Company GmbH
  • Contactless optical flow measurement (3C stereo particle image velocimetry) of particles in the area of the brake caliper in a rotating wheel under (almost) realistic driving conditions: Kai Götz, Volkswagen AG
  • Comparison of front and rear axle vehicle emissions – how brake particles influence the measurements: Miles Kunze, Technical University Ilmenau
  • Results of particulate matter measurements at a brake test bench: Daniel Ricardo Obando Nunez, University of Stuttgart
  • Variability of laboratory brake emissions measurements using ISO5725 statistical methods: Carlos Agudelo, Link Engineering Co.

Rotor based fundamentals

  • From adhesive wear to abrasive wear mechanism when switching from conventional rotors to hard coated rotors: Carlos Lorenzana, RISMA Metal Technology
  • Frictional, wear and emission behaviours at mild and severe sliding conditions of a conventional cast iron disc and a cermet-coated disc: Stefano Candeo, University of Trento
  • Implementation of radiation effects in thermo-mechanical coning model of a brake disc: Bharath Anantharamaiah, Applus IDIADA
  • Effect of moisture adsorption on low-speed and moderate-speed braking: effect on in-stop friction coefficient: Meechai Sriwiboon, King Mongkut’s University of Technology
  • Brake pad moisture adsorption kinetics and its influence on pad compression strain/modulus vs. ISO ‘compressibility’: Aman Rathee, SKR Consulting LLC

Brake system and component concepts

  • New, liquid and air-cooled braking system, which delivers high performance and significantly reduces brake emissions: Jose María Gómez, BRL Brake Solutions
  • Carbon-fibre reinforced sheet moulding compound in brakes: design and simulation of a lightweight motorcycle brake caliper: Alexander Fidler, Institute of Automotive Engineering, Graz University of Technology
  • Investigation on brake drag throughout the brake development process: Philipp Huchtkoetter, Porsche AG in cooperation with University Stuttgart
  • Magnetorheological drum brake performance study on two-three wheelers brake inertia dynamometer: Chiranjit Sarkar, Indian Institute of Technology Patna


Mike Geylin
Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Editor-in-Chief at Hagman Media. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.