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3D Model for Simulating Thermal and Acoustic Behaviour of Car Cabins

The deliverable will consist of a 3D thermal model of the car cabin including thermal manikin that can be used to assess the effect on thermal comfort of different thermal comfort systems such as heating panels or additional vents The deliverable will also include a separate 3D model of the acoustics of the cabin

Project main results Month 18

Compilation of main Project results from all Work Packages

Parts combining Phase Change Materials (PCMs) and Thermal Insulation Panels and Report describing why, how and what

Thermally Insulating subsytem based on an material technology with very low thermal conductivity 7 mWmK combined with PCMs with very good thermal properties as a very high thermal conductivity and a very strong capacity for energy absorption Report on the development of the Thermally Insulating subsystem on test and validation

DOMUS report on dissemination activities including Impact

A comprehensive collection of DOMUS dissemination activities performed throughout the project timeline electronic newsletter publications presentations and all other dissemination activities The document will include target audience and wherever possible resulting impact of the activities

Modular full scale mock-up

The deliverable consists of a modular full scale mockup

Efficient Cabin Model for Simulating Thermal and Acoustic Behaviour of Car Cabins

This deliverable will provide an efficient implementation of a 1D cabin model that can be used to rapidly assess the cabin comfort This will be used by WP2 and WP6

Main project results Month 48

Compilation of main Project results from all Work Packages

Benchmark analysis results of the main contributors to the heating up of the cabin and/or thermal losses providing a detailed list of requirements and performance specifications

The holistic benchmark analysis based on the reference vehicle CRF and TME will provide a detailed list of requirements and performance specifications which need to be met by the solutions developed within WP 2 The compiled data on component level will also be provided Task 13 and Task 14 as reference and for validation purpose

Newsletters (M10, M22, M36, M42, M48)

Collection of the project newsletters prepared and distributed during the project lifetime Wherever possible statistics over the impact of the newsletters of recipients etc will be given

Project Website and project identity

Create a specific original project identity logo colour templates And support the adoption and positive public awareness through the website optionally through campaigns directed at social media Publication of nonconfidential results will be done in the usual scientific form eg scientific journals conferences project website exhibitions etc

Assessment Framework for Energy Efficient Vehicle Cabin Comfort

This document aims to provide a basis for assessing a car cabin system in terms of comfort energy use and safety It comprises A set of scenarios including typical driving scenarios along with corner cases the definition of the fitness function the target user experience definition a description of the assessment method and the distribution of energy requirements for EV users

Holistic Passenger Comfort Model for Vehicles

The document aims to provide a basis for assessing passenger comfort in a holistic model that quantifies comfort and includes base thermal comfort complemented by other factors such as acoustic noise seating comfort interior lighting


The influence of radiation intensity and wavelength on thermal perception

Author(s): Thomas Hirn, Alexander Kirmas, Damian Backes, Lutz Eckstein
Published in: Building and Environment, 2021, Page(s) Volume 196, ISSN 0360-1323
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2021.107763

Geo-Fence Based Route Tracking Diagnosis Strategy for Energy Prediction Strategies Applied to EV

Author(s): P. Prieto, E. Trancho, B. Arteta, A. Parra, A. Coupeau, D. Cagigas, E. Ibarra
Published in: IECON 2019 - 45th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2019, Page(s) 2694-2700, ISBN 978-1-7281-4878-6
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/iecon.2019.8927769

Route tracking diagnosis algorithm for EV energy

Author(s): P. Prieto, E.Trancho, B. Arteta,A. Parra,A. Coupeau,D. Cagigas,E. Ibarra
Published in: 2019, Page(s) 1 to 6
Publisher: SAEI

(Thermal) Comfort And Its Specific Influencing Factors

Author(s): Alexandre Gentner, Fabian Prinz, Thomas Hirn, Carole Favart, Gudrun M. I. Voß, Alexander Kirmas, Damian Backes, Stefan Ladwig
Published in: 2019, Page(s) 1 to 31
Publisher: Aachener Kolloquium Fahrzeug- und Motorentechnik GbR

Investigating the effects of two fragrances on comfort in the Automotive context

Author(s): Alexandre Gentner, Giuliano Gradinati, Carole Favart, Kojo Sarfo Gyamfi, James Brusey
Published in: 2019, Page(s) 1 to 8
Publisher: Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology

Impact of different radiation typeson thermal comfort modelling

Author(s): Thomas Hirn, Alexander Kirmas, Damian Backes, Lutz Eckstein
Published in: 2021, Page(s) 1 to 6
Publisher: Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors, Warwickshire, UK

DOMUS - Thermal Cabin Simulation for User-Centred Design

Author(s): Niklas Drope, Thomas Hirn, Alexander Kirmas
Published in: 2020
Publisher: 29th Aachen Colloquium Sustainable Mobility 2020

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