Appendix B
Committee Meetings and Other Activities

1. Committee Meeting, September 9–11, 1996, Dearborn, Michigan

The following presentations were made to the committee:

Orientation of PNGV for New Committee Members

Robert Chapman, Chair, PNGV Government Technical Task Force, DOC

Peter Rosenfeld, Director, USCAR-PNGV

National Research Council (NRC)—Phase 3 PNGV Review Committee Objectives

Trevor Jones, Committee Chair

PNGV Committee Review of PNGV Response to Phase 2 Report

Trevor Jones, Committee Chair

Opening Remarks and Review of PNGV Response to Phase 2 Report

Trevor Jones, Committee Chair

Robert Chapman, U.S. Department of Commerce

William Power, Vice President, Ford

PNGV Program Overview [T.O. Jones, Session Chair]

Robert F. Mull, USCAR-PNGV

Pandit Patil, PNGV, DOE

Energy Conversion Technology Review [Craig Marks, Session Chair]

Compression Ignition Direct Injection Engines, Al Murray, USCAR-PNGV

Fuel Cells, Christine Sloane, USCAR-PNGV

Gas Turbines, Christine Sloane, USCAR-PNGV



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Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Third Report Appendix B Committee Meetings and Other Activities 1. Committee Meeting, September 9–11, 1996, Dearborn, Michigan The following presentations were made to the committee: Orientation of PNGV for New Committee Members Robert Chapman, Chair, PNGV Government Technical Task Force, DOC Peter Rosenfeld, Director, USCAR-PNGV National Research Council (NRC)—Phase 3 PNGV Review Committee Objectives Trevor Jones, Committee Chair PNGV Committee Review of PNGV Response to Phase 2 Report Trevor Jones, Committee Chair Opening Remarks and Review of PNGV Response to Phase 2 Report Trevor Jones, Committee Chair Robert Chapman, U.S. Department of Commerce William Power, Vice President, Ford PNGV Program Overview [T.O. Jones, Session Chair] Robert F. Mull, USCAR-PNGV Pandit Patil, PNGV, DOE Energy Conversion Technology Review [Craig Marks, Session Chair] Compression Ignition Direct Injection Engines, Al Murray, USCAR-PNGV Fuel Cells, Christine Sloane, USCAR-PNGV Gas Turbines, Christine Sloane, USCAR-PNGV

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Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Third Report Energy Storage Technology Review [S. Srinivasan, Session Chair] Electrochemical, Christine Sloane, USCAR-PNGV Electromechanical, Al Murray, USCAR-PNGV Other technologies under consideration Power Electronics/Electrical Systems [Jerry Rivard, Session Chair] Owen Viergutz, USCAR-PNGV Enabling Technology Review [Jerry Rivard, Session Chair] Systems Analysis, Owen Viergutz, USCAR-PNGV Materials, Al Murray, USCAR-PNGV Manufacturing, Owen Viergutz, USCAR-PNGV Vehicle Engineering Review [David Hagen, Session Chair] Owen Viergutz, USCAR-PNGV Technology Down-Select Process/Status [T.O. Jones, Session Chair] Ron York, USCAR-PNGV Ed Wall, PNGV, DOE DOE/Industry Hybrid Electric Vehicle Overview: Performance and Cost Projections versus Requirements [T.O. Jones, Session Chair] Robert Kirk, PNGV, DOE 2. Committee Subgroup Visit on Nonelectrochemical Storage Technologies, University of Texas Center for Electromechanics (UT-CEM), October 7, 1996, Austin, Texas The following presentations were made to committee members Dave Hagen (subgroup chair), Craig Marks and Jerome Rivard, and NRC staff member James Zucchetto. Introduction, Al Murray, Ford PNGV Flywheel Technical Team Activities, Tom Kizer, Chrysler Performance and Cost Metrics, Tom Kizer, Chrysler Overview of Flywheel Technology Status, Dave O'Kain, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Ford/Unique Mobility Flywheel, Mike Tamor, Ford

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Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Third Report Flywheel Development Program and Plan, Dave O'Kain, ORNL UT-CEM Flywheel Development and Safety/Containment Program Overview, Joe Beno, UT-CEM UT-CEM Hybrid Vehicle Flywheel Battery Design and Status, Richard Hayes, UT-CEM Composite Rotor Technology, Richard Thompson, UT-CEM Flywheel Containment Issues and Approaches, Mark Pichot, UT-CEM UT-CEM Burst Test Results, Richard Thompson, UT-CEM UT-CEM Overview and Tour, Alan Walls, UT-CEM 3. Committee Subgroup Visit on Electrical Systems and Systems Analysis, Chrysler Technology Center, October 10–11, 1996, Auburn Hills, Michigan The following presentations were made to committee members Jerome Rivard, R. Gary Diaz, Trevor Jones (October 11), and John Kassakian and NRC staff member Dev Mani. October 10 Opening Remarks, Owen Viergutz, Chrysler Chrysler Patriot/HEV Program, Robert Malcolm, Chrysler Ford HEV EE Program, Allan Gale, Ford GM HEV EE Program, Balarama Murty, General Motors DOE/ONR, David Hamilton, DOE Motors and Power Electronics, Allen Gale, Ford HVAC and Electric Steering, Peter Piccinato, Chrysler Starting and Charging, Anson Lee, Ford Regenerative Braking, Linos Jacovides, General Motors

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Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Third Report October 11 Systems Analysis Overview, M. Salman, General Motors Software Demonstration, Rick Berthiaume, TASC, Inc. Models, Scott Mitchell, SWRI Vehicle Requirements and Flow down of Requirements to Subsystems and Components, Richard Swiatek, Chrysler Testing Plans, Tom Kenney, Ford Trade-off Study, Tom Kenney, Ford Approach and Input to ''Downselect" Process, M. Salman, General Motors Future Plans and Issues, M. Salman, General Motors Wrap Up, M. Salman, General Motors 4. Committee Subgroup Visit on Batteries, SAFT and the Holiday Inn, Baltimore-Washington Airport, October 16, 1996 The following presentations were made to committee members Supramaniam Srinivasan (subgroup chair), Fritz Kalhammer, John Newman, and Vernon Roan and NRC staff member James Zucchetto. Introduction, Christine Sloane, General Motors SAFT Review of Battery Developments, Progress, and Prospects, Guy Chagnon, SAFT SAFT Tour of Pilot-Scale Operations Development of Technical Targets, Harold Haskins, Ford Battery Technology Assessment, Russ Moy, Ford Ultracapacitor Technology Assessment, Tim Murphy, Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) VARTA Nickel/Metal Hydride, Russ Moy, Ford

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Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Third Report Yardney Nickel/Metal Hydride, Harold Haskins, Ford SRI Lithium-Ion Battery, Bernie Heinrich, Chrysler SAFT Lithium-Ion Battery, Tim Murphy, INEL Test Methods and Plans, Tim Murphy, INEL Modeling Support for Systems Analysis, Harold Haskins, Ford Phase 2 Plans and Resource Requirements, Harold Haskins, Ford 5. Committee Subgroup Visit on Fuel Cell Technology, Hartford Airport Ramada Inn and International Fuel Cell Corporation (IFC), October 17, 1996 The following presentations were made to committee members Supramaniam Srinivasan (Fuel Cells and Electrochemical Systems subgroup chair), Simone Hochgreb, Fritz Kalhammer, Harold Kung, John Newman, and Vernon Roan and NRC staff member James Zucchetto. Introduction and Technical Targets, Christine Sloane, General Motors Technical Challenges and Progress Assessment, Swathi Swathirajan, General Motors DOE Programmatic Overview, Steve Chalk, DOE Fuel Cell Stack R&D at Ford, Gie Oei, Ford Direct-Hydrogen-Fueled Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Vehicle, Tim Rehg, Allied Signal GM Fuel Cell Program, Swathi Swathirajan, General Motors National Laboratory Fuel Cell Stack R&D Overview, Jim Miller, Argonne National Laboratory National Laboratory Fuel Processing R&D Overview, Romesh Kumar, Argonne National Laboratory Foreign Investment & Programs (handout), Jim Miller, Argonne National Laboratory

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Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Third Report Arthur D. Little Reformers for Fuel Cells in Transportation, Jeff Bentley and Bill Mitchell, A.D. Little Tour and Discussion at International Fuel Cells Corporation 6. Presentations on the Compression Ignition Direct Injection (CIDI) Engine, Ford Scientific Research Laboratory, October 22, 1996 The following presentations were made to committee members Craig Marks (CIDI subgroup chair), David Foster, David Hagen, Simone Hochgreb, and Harold Kung and NRC staff member James Zucchetto. Introduction, Dave Foulkes, Ford; Tom Asmus, Chrysler; and Roger Krieger, General Motors Roadmap and Metric Assessment, Dave Foulkes, Ford CIDI Research Priorities, Roger Krieger, General Motors Overall 1996 and 1997 Funding, Al Murray, Ford; Pat Sutton, DOE; Charles Gray, EPA; Walt Bryzik, DOD Fuel Injection Systems, Peter Meurer, AVL Evaluation of Dimethyl Ether, Peter Meurer, AVL Individual Presentations by Each Automotive Company to PNGV Committee Members Only: Ford, Dave Foulkes General Motors, Roger Krieger Chrysler, Tom Asmus Hybrid Electric Vehicle/CIDI Sharing, Dave Foulkes, Ford; Tom Asmus, Chrysler Lightweight Engine Structures, Chris Talwar, Ricardo Lean NOx Catalyst CRADA, Dick Blint, General Motors Combustion CRADA, Paul Miles, Sandia National Laboratory Alternative Fuels Evaluation, Karl Hellman, EPA

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Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Third Report After-treatment, Bob Hammerle, Ford Wrap-up and Questions, Dave Foulkes, Ford 7. Presentations on Gas Turbine Technology, Crown Plaza Hotel, Detroit Airport, October 24, 1996 The following presentations were made to committee members Vernon Roan (Gas Turbine subgroup chair), D. Gary Diaz, Craig Marks, and Blake Wallace and NRC staff member, James Zucchetto Introduction, Jerry Skellenger and Christine Sloane, General Motors Overview of Automotive Gas Turbine R&D Programs, Jerry Skellenger, General Motors Technical Targets for Gas Turbine Power Systems, Rich Belaire, Ford Structural Ceramics: Status and Challenges, Dave Stinton, Oak Ridge National Laboratories Progress in Fabrication of Ceramics, Barry Draskovich, Allied Signal DOE Enabling R&D, Dave Stinton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Progress in Fabrication of Ceramics, Barry Draskovich, Allied Signal Assessment of Technical Issues, Jerry Skellenger, General Motors Teledyne Ryan Aeronautical Turbo-Generator Development Program, Ted Exley, Teledyne Ryan Ceramic Gas Turbine Development Progress Up-Date, Craig Heathco and Phil Haley, Allison Engine Company Objectives and Priorities for Next Phase of R&D, George Fenske, Argonne National Laboratory 8. Committee Meeting, November 11–13, 1996, Washington, DC The following presentations were made to the committee: Future High Speed Diesel Engines for Passenger Cars, Peter Herzog, AVL

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Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Third Report Broad PNGV Progress Issues, Mary Good, U.S. Department of Commerce Achievements and Progress on Goal 2, George Joseph, PNGV-USCAR Achievements and Progress on Goal 1 and Major Manufacturing Development Needs Including Resource Requirements, Susan Hartfield-Wunsch, PNGV-USCAR Significant Infrastructure Considerations, T.R. Lakshmanan, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Larry Johnson, Argonne National Laboratory, Dick John, Volpe National Transportation Center Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions, Shelley Launey, DOE Assessment and Incorporation of Foreign Automotive Technology Developments in PNGV Program, Keith Hardy, TASC Automotive Update on "Downselect" Process, Ron York, PNGV-USCAR Major Impediments to Program Success and Suggested Resolutions, Owen Viergutz, Al Murray, Christine Sloane, PNGV-USCAR 9. Presentation on the Stirling Engine, December 10, 1996 The following presentation was made to committee members Craig Marks (Stirling Engine subgroup chair) and Trevor Jones, committee chair. Overview and Update on Stirling Engine Activities Jerry Skellenger, General Motors