CCEFP Summit

CCEFP Summit at the University of Kentucky
March 7-9, 2018


PRELIMINARY AGENDA


DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7:  CCEFP Summit

Travel Day
3:00 PM    NVH Training Workshop …………………………………. Library (Boone)

  • The Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Training Workshop is a special feature hosted by Prof. David Herrin, U of Kentucky, and Director of the Vibro-Acoustics Consortium.  The workshop will be co-taught by industry OEM experts and will provide an in-depth technical review of a hydraulic NVH topic.  The course outline is listed below.  This workshop is open to all attendees; be sure to indicate participation during registration.  A one-day registration rate is provided for those who plan to only attend the workshop.

6:15 PM     “Beer with Kim”  ………………………………………………. Saul Good

  • CCEFP faculty and students are invited to a small pre-dinner reception with Center leadership.  Professor Kim Stelson will share his vision for the CCEFP and how the organization will continue to raise awareness of fluid power innovation and educate the fluid power industry’s workforce.

7:00 PM    Hosted Dinner & Social for All ………………………….. Saul Good

DAY 2: THURSDAY, MARCH 8:  CCEFP Summit

7:30 AM    Continental breakfast, welcoming remarks …………………. Columbia Room (Boone)
7:45 AM    CCEFP Research: Mobile 

  • Free Piston Engine Based on Off-Road Vehicles
  • Control and Prognostic of Electrohydraulic Machines
  • Four-Quadrant Multi Fluid Pump & Motor
  • AC Hydraulic Pump/Motor
  • Simulation, Rheology and Efficiency of Polymer Enhanced Fluids

10:15 AM    Break
10:30 AM    Noise, Vibration, Harshness

  • Investigation of Noise Transmission Through Pump Casing
  • Vibro-Acoustics Consortium  / Herrin Project 1
  • Vibro-Acoustics Consortium  / Herrin Project 2

12:00 PM     Networking Box Lunch
1:00 PM    CCEFP Research: Human Scale & Manufacturing ……….. Columbia Room (Boone)

  • Hybrid MEMS Proportion Fluid Control Valve
  • Portable Pneumatically Powered Orthosis
  • Controlled Stirling Powered Unit
  • Efficient, Integrated, Freeform, Flexible Hydraulic Actuators           

3:00 PM    Break
3:30 PM    University of Kentucky Lab Facility Tours                             
5:30 PM    Adjourn
6:00 PM    Bus Departs for Shaker Village
7:00 PM    Hosted Dinner & Social for All  …………………………………….. Shaker Village

 

DAY 3: FRIDAY, MARCH 9:  CCEFP IEC MEETING
All current and prospective industry supporters are welcome to attend. Academic partners may join but are not required to stay.

7:30 AM    Continental breakfast, welcome, networking ………………………… Columbia Room
8:00 AM    CCEFP Sustainability Update and Discussion
10:00 AM    Government Funding Update and Discussion
11:00 AM    Adjourn


 

REGISTRATION

Please REGISTER through the University of Minnesota for the CCEFP Summit.

Rates:

  • Pascal Society Members (includes NVH workshop and Summit):  $345
  • Non-Pascal Society Members (includes NVH workshop and Summit): $395
  • Media (includes NVH workshop and Summit): $295
  • NVH Workshop Only (note: attendees are invited to attend Wednesday dinner and may stay through the networking lunch on Thursday, March 8): $195
  • Faculty, staff, and students (includes NVH workshop and Summit): $0

EVENT LOCATIONS

University of Kentucky
Hilary J. Boone Center
500 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40508

DINNER LOCATIONS

Wednesday, March 7
Saul Good
123 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY 40507
Thursday, March 8
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
3501 Lexington Road
Harrodsburg, KY 40330

ACCOMMODATIONS

Hilton Lexington/Downtown Hotel
369 West Vine Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Lexingtonhilton.com
Group Rate: $129.00+tax/fees and includes free
parking, internet, and airport shuttle
Group Code: MINN18
Reservation Deadline: February 20, 2018
Reservation Phone: 1-859-231-9000 or
1-877-445-8667
Reservations online at this link:
Click “add special rate codes”. Under Group Code, enter MINN18.
Hyatt Regency Lexington
401 West High Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Lexington.regency.hyatt.com
Group Rate: $135.00+tax/fees
Group Code: University of Minnesota CCEFP Summit Room Block
Reservation Deadline: February 22, 2018
Reservation Phone: 859-253-1234
On-site parking for $20 / day.

TRANSPORTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
Available airports for travel to Lexington, KY include:

  1. Blue Grass Airport (LEX), Lexington, KY.  This airport has direct routes from select major cities and has a number of car rental facilities.
  2. Louisville International Airport (SDF).  Requires a car rental or shuttle to Lexington. 79 miles from Lexington.
  3. Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). Requires a car rental or shuttle to Lexington. 83 miles from Lexington.

NVH TRAINING WORKSHOP

The Noise, Vibration, and Harshness Training Workshop is a special feature hosted by Prof. David Herrin, U of Kentucky, and Director of the Vibro-Acoustics Consortium.  The workshop will be co-taught by industry OEM experts.

Overview of Noise Control for Hydraulic Systems

  • Hydraulic noise mechanisms, design guidelines, and simple mitigation approaches
  • Impedance and plane wave analysis of hydraulic circuits
  • Review of standards for determining speed of sound, source impedance, and transmission loss
  • Application of standards to a test hydraulic circuit

EVENT CONTACTS

Mike Gust, CCEFP
612-839-5243 voice or text
mjgust@umn.edu
Alyssa Burger, CCEFP
612-964-3996 voice or text
alyssa@umn.edu

David Herrin, Professor and Director
Vibro-Acoustics Consortium
david.herrin@uky.edu