Recent events such as China’s plans to scrap pure internal combustion engines as soon as 2030, the release of Tesla’s model 3, and announcements by several large automakers about ramping up EV production and possibly eliminating gasoline-powered vehicle production, have accelerated efforts to develop competitive electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid vehicles across the automotive industry i. But, even with falling purchase prices for many hybrids and plug-in EVs (PEVs), rising gasoline prices, and various government incentives for purchasing electrified vehicles, this change isn’t happening overnight.
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Berlin (Germany), July 16, 2018: The partners LHP Engineering Solutions and Model Engineering Solutions Inc. (MES) are pleased to announce a joined webinar on the topic of “Promoting the ISO 26262 Safety Culture: 3 Quality Assurance Techniques for Model-Based Software Development.” The webinar addresses developers modelers, testers, developers, project leaders, and quality managers. Participation is free of charge.
LHP Engineering Solutions (LHP), a U.S. based engineering services provider and technology integrator, has recently joined The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). LHP brings decades of embedded controls, functional safety and security, telematics, and data analytics expertise to the IIC that will help the consortium and its members integrate new technologies to accelerate the growing automotive market.
COLUMBUS, INDIANA ---Last November, LHP introduced the Functional Safety Expressway as a response to the new safety-critical regulations (ISO 26262) that are impacting the design and development of all on-highway vehicles, including trucks, buses, trailers, semitrailers, and motorcycles this year.
LHPTS knows that engineers and researchers working to optimize propulsion system performance need a comprehensive and flexible platform designed to evolve with today’s rapidly changing technology. With LHPTS’ ECS and ECS+, engineers and researchers have full authority over all the I/O going into the engine. There are no black boxes and nothing that is a mystery. Additionally, the ECS and ECS+ are inherently open-source platforms, which means users can easily tweak their tests and do whatever they need to do to improve performance.
Today, automotive researchers and engineers are constantly evolving their research to optimize propulsion system control technologies for the vehicles of tomorrow. At labs around the globe, R&D teams are heavily focused on improving fuel efficiency and reducing emissions through technology such as more efficient, user-friendly stop-start systems and mild hybrid powertrains.
COLUMBUS-INDIANA- MAY 14, 2018 - LHP Engineering Solutions, an engineering services provider and technology integrator has brought together Instruments, PTC, and AASA’s LiFi subsidiary, 01LightComm, to create a framework for an NI-Based Functional Safety and Cyber Security Validation Platform. The demonstration addresses the universal automotive principles of Functional Safety violations resulting from Cyber Security compromises. The impactful automotive demonstration leverages the existing technology available in today’s market, introduces LiFi as a viable V2X communication option, and addresses the specific automotive Functional Safety risks in a Cyber Security realm.
One of the major efforts to increasing Hybrid Vehicle/Electric Vehicle battery utilization efficiency in the automotive industry is focusing on the inverter. Current estimates of switching losses are in the range of 5-15%. Switching losses are inevitable, but we can address this by design and target how we want to mitigate it while weighing the factors of compactness, ease of design, ease of manufacturability, and cost
Career enhancement is not always easy to achieve. When we talk about career enhancement it doesn’t always entail moving to a better position, but instead, it encompasses expanding your skill set, distinguishing yourself from others, and getting more involved where you see fit. Some people aim to move upward in a company, advancing to every new opportunity they can find. While others who, instead of moving upward, just want to enhance themselves in order to excel in the position they currently have.
Augmented Reality, and its cousin Virtual Reality, commonly referred to as A/R or AR and V/R or VR, have long held great intrigue by nearly everyone who is aware of their possibility. Virtual reality, the idea that we can immerse ourselves wholly in a digital and artificial rendering of the world, has been dreamt about for decades, and is ever closer permeating our everyday lives. Most have seen the advertisements that turn some smart phones into a VR headset. Extreme sports enthusiasts have probably seen commercially available 360-degree field of view cameras. This is quickly bringing millions their first samples of virtual reality and the power it has.