Program 2020

Vortragsblock Zeit Referent Firma Titel
Thursday March 19, 2020
10:00 am Prof. Andreas Bührig-Polaczek Foundry Institute RWTH Aachen University, Germany Welcome
Basics of Virtual Casting 10:15-10:45 am Dr. Michael Barkhudarov,
Dr. Amir Isfahani
Flow Science Inc., USA Fluid Mechanics of Metal Casting: Accessible High-Fidelity Solutions
10:45-11:15 am Mark Samonds, Ph.D. ESI US R&D, USA Solidification and Defects – Casting Quality
11:15-11:45 am Dr. Jesper Thorborg MAGMA Gießereitechnologie GmbH Integrated Modeling of Stresses, Distortion and Cracks in the Casting and Heat Treatment Processes – State-of-the Art and Future Challenges
11:45-12:15 am Coffee Break
Process – Microstructure – Properties 12:15-1:15 pm Prof. emer. Wilfried Kurz Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland Progress in Modelling and Simulation of Solidification Microstructures
1:15-2:00 pm Lunch Break
Virtual Optimization of Cast Materials 2:00-2:30 pm Prof. Christoph Beckermann Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, USA Advances in Steel Casting Simulation
2:30-3:00 pm Jakob Olofsson, Ph.D. School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Schweden Cast Iron: From Dinosaurs to Virtual Optimization of Castings
3:00-3:30 pm Prof. Franz Feikus Nemak Europe GmbH, Germany Einsatz der Simulation in der Gießprozess- und Gussteilentwicklung – Grenzen,
Herausforderungen und zukünftige Erwartungen
Application of Simulation in Aluminum Casting Process and Cast Component Development – Limits, Challenges and Future Expectations
3:30-4:00 pm Coffee Break
Virtual Product Development and Quality Assurance 4:00-4:30 pm Manfred Pister Liebherr Machines Bulle SA, Switzerland Virtuelle Gussteilentwicklung „Wie der D966H Bahnmotor gewichtsreduziert wurde“
Virtual Casting Component Development: „How we put the D966H for rail application under a weight reduction program”
4:30-5:00 pm Eben Prabhu Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, USA A Virtual Approach for Developing Complex Castings in the Automotive Industry
5:00-5:30 pm Dr. Achim Egner-Walter Martinrea Honsel Germany GmbH, Germany Application of CAE Methods and Process Simulation for Part and Tool Development in HPDC and LPDC
From 7:00 pm Foundrymen’s Night “ in the Aachen football stadium „Tivoli“
Friday March 20, 2020
Data for all Applications 9:00-9:30 am Dr. Georg Schmitz Access e.V., Germany Simulation Platforms, Interoperability & Microstructure Simulations
The Virtual Process Chain in the Foundry 9:30-10:00 am Dr. Konrad Weiß RWP GmbH, Germany Metallurgie – Zusammensetzung, physikalische Daten und mechanische Eigenschaften im Bauteil
Metallurgy – composition, physical data and mechanical properties of the cast component
10:00-10:30 am Dr. Jörg C. Sturm MAGMA Gießereitechnologie GmbH, Germany „Der virtuelle Kern“ – Simulation und Optimierung eines komplexen Werkstoffs von der Herstellung bis zum Einsatz im Guss
„The virtual Core“- Simulation and optimization of a complex material from the production to the application in the casting
10:30-10:45 am Coffee Break
Panel Discussion 10:45-11:30 am Leitung:

Dr. Götz Hartmann

MAGMA Gießereitechnologie GmbH, Germany Vision, Economical Aspects, Requirements & Demands of Casting Experts
11:30-12:00 am Coffee Break
The Virtual Foundry as a Whole Plant 12:00-12:30 pm Dr. Kai Kerber, Peter Maurer Oskar Frech GmbH + Co. KG, Germany The Cyber-physical System High Pressure Die Casting Machine – Current Status and Vision
12:30-1:00 pm Dr. Sebastian Thiede, Sebastian Gellrich,
Prof. Christoph Herrmann
Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Fertigungstechnik | Nachhaltige Produktion und Life Cycle Engineering, TU Braunschweig, Germany Verbesserung der Ökoeffizienz von Gießprozessen durch digitale Methoden und Werkzeuge
Enhancing the Eco-Efficiency of Casting Processes through Digital Methods and Tools
1:00-1:30 pm Prof. Andreas Bührig-Polaczek Gießerei-Institut der RWTH Aachen University, Germany Die Prozesskette der Gießverfahren – Herausforderung und Chance für Gießer und Simulation
The Process Chain of Casting Processes – Challenge and Opportunity for Foundrymen and Simulation
From 1:30 pm Standing Buffet

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