10. – 11. September 2024  |  Graz, Österreich


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Dienstag, 19.09.2023

Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh


State of the Art in Battery Safety

Battery Safety - A Key Player for E-Mobility
Dr. Jörg Moser - Technische Universität Graz

  • Introduction and motivation for research activities in the field of battery safety
  • Vision and challenges of battery safety
  • Outlook on future developments and open key research fields
Battery Safety Testing: Current Status and Future Needs
Dr. Natalia Lebedeva - European Commission, Joint Research Centre

  • Development of a regulatory test procedure for thermal propagation in battery electric vehicles
  • Safety requirements for stationary battery energy storage systems
Best Operations and Technical Solutions for future BEV - High Voltage Systems
Dr. Josef Ecker - Fill GmbH

  • Battbox - Battery Best Operations for safe circular battery ecosystem
  • Safety requirements for dealing with high-voltage battery systems
  • Safety aspects in the dissassembling of high-voltage battery systems
Simulation-based Prediction of Mechanically Induced Short-circuits in Battery Cells
Patrick Kolm - Virtual Vehicle Research GmbH

  • Advanced methods for battery simulation models
  • Deformation behavior of battery cells under mechanical crash loads
  • Virtual short-circuit prediction
  • Application fields
Characterization, Modeling and Evaluation of LV and HV Components for use in xEV Crash Simulations
Siegfried Hartwig - AVL LIST GMBH

Second-Life Batteries: Potential Applications and Associated Risks
Emanuele Michelini - Technische Universität Graz

  • Introduction to second-life batteries
  • Exploring future potential and most promising applications
  • Analysis of the risks associated with second-life batteries
  • Outlook: practices to guarantee a safe second-life
Guided tour of the Battery Safety Centre Graz
  • Short introduction to BSCG
  • Challenges of abuse testing of fully charged batteries until failiure (thermal runaway)
  • Dynamic testing for mechanical characterication of batteries
  • Demo of a high level shock test
From Testing to Simulation: Improving Battery Safety by Abuse Testing and Digital Twins
Dr. Martin Schwab - 4a engineering GmbH

Test up to Abuse
Marcel Strub - DTC Dynamic Test Center AG

  • What load spectra and hazards must a traction battery withstand?
  • What are the diverse testing challenges?
  • What are the requirements of the vehicle manufacturers and the authorities (approvals)?
Abendveranstaltung im Kunsthauscafe Graz
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Mittwoch, 20.09.2023

International Vehicle Safety Requirements - What's new?

Euro NCAP Protocol Updates and Roadmap 2030
Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck - BASt - Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen

  • Euro NCAP Roadmap 2030
    • Overall Rating System - New Rating System from 2026+
    • Grading for Automated Driving
    • Commercial Vehicle Safety: Vans & HGV
Insights into the Euro NCAP Passive Safety Updates
Volker Sandner - ADAC Technik Zentrum Landsberg

  • Frontal impact
    • Revised MPDB
    • Full width
    • Knee mapping / Sled test
    • Child safety dynamic
  • Side impact
    • Barrier Side impact
    • Pole Side impact
    • Roll Over Incentives
  • Whiplash
Updates on U.S. NCAP Pedestrian Protection and on Bharat NCAP
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh

  • U.S. NCAP
    • Pedestrian protection test procedures
    • Assessment procedures
    • Differences from Euro NCAP
    • Test procedures
    • Assessment procedures
    • Star ratings
Legal Requirements for Passive Safety
Oliver Zander - BASt - Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen

  • Focus: Pedestrian Safety
    • Amendments to UN-R 127 (GSR, ARHSS)
    • Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/535 (FPS)
    • Amendment to UN-GTR9 (DPPS)
  • Further Passive Vehicle Safety Topics at GRSP & WP.29 / Current Status of Crash Regulations
    • Frontal Impacts
    • Lateral Impacts
    • Child Restraint Systems
    • Children in Buses and Coaches
    • Head Restraints
Keynote: OEM Perspective on Driver Monitoring and Occupant Status Systems
Dr.-Ing. Sven Nitsche - BMW AG

  • Requirements landscape
  • Systems overview
  • Raising the safety benefit
  • Interior sensing tasks & challenges
    • Driver attentiveness
    • Driver state
    • Belt status, CPD
    • Occupant characterization

Virtual Testing as an Enabler for Robust Vehicle Assessment

Euro NCAP Far Side Virtual Testing Protocol
Ass. Prof. Dr. Corina Klug - Technische Universität Graz

  • Motivation
  • Roadmap / timeline
  • VT process & validation
HBM for Product Development in Automotive Applications
Oliver Zehbe - Virtual Vehicle Research GmbH

  • Motivation
  • Roadmap / timeline
  • VT process & validation
  • 50th model status
  • Ergonomics link
Holistic Pedestrian Safety Assessment for Average Males and Females
Christoph Leo - Technische Universität Graz

  • Why do we need holists assessment?
  • How to describe current pedestrian crash scenarios and their relevance based on field-data?
  • How can the overall injury risk of pedestrian accidents for the whole population of collisions scenarios be determined, taking into account active and passive safety systems?
Farewell and Closing Remarks
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh





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