Congress Topics

The CONAT 2016 CONGRESS offers an opportunity to present your latest technical and/or scientifically developments, so papers are invited on (but not limited to) any of the congress themes.

Any other paper presented on a topic not quoted below but having technical and/or scientific interest will be taken into consideration.


1. Innovative Solution for Motor Vehicles
  • Advanced powertrain
  • Chassis systems
  • Transmission systems
  • New solutions for vehicle body design
  • Comfort and Ergonomics
2. Automobile and Environment
  • Reduction of gas emissions / chemical pollutants
  • Vibration and noise reduction
  • Hybrid and electrical vehicles
  • Natural gas vehicles
  • Alternative fuels
  • Electromagnetic compatibility
  • Renewable energy sources

3. Advanced Transport Systems and Road Traffic

  • Intelligent transport systems
  • Advanced traffic control systems
  • Systems for driver assistance
  • Human and vehicle interface
  • Traffic pollution and noise impact assessment
  • Autonomous ground vehicles

4. Advanced Engineering Methods

  • Styling and aerodynamics
  • Design for manufacturing and maintenance
  • Simulation and testing for vehicle and components
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Virtual reality

5. Heavy and Special Vehicles

  • Concept cars
  • Race cars
  • Buses, trucks and heavy vehicles
  • Tractors, industrial and agricultural vehicles
  • Working equipment

6. New Materials, Manufacturing Technologies and Logistics

  • New materials
  • Prototyping
  • Manufacturing trends
  • Quality, reliability and maintenance
  • Lifecycle analysis
  • Supplying chain and logistics
  • Automotive recycling

7. Accident Research and Analysis

  • Traffic safety and accident statistics and analysis
  • Traffic accident tests and reconstruction
  • Pedestrian and bikers protection
  • Crashworthiness and biomechanics

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