F1 Connectors, Manifolds, Cylinders | 8:45 - 10:15 am

Corrosion Protection Methods for Fluid Connectors
Josef Pfister, Division Engineering Manager, Parker Hannifin Corp

New Process for Improved Seamless Forged Pipes for Hydraulic Cylinders
Pierre Sutter, Product Manager, Vallourec

Pressure Ratings and Design Guidelines for Manifold Applications
Robert O’Rourke, Product Engineering Manager, Dura-Bar

F2 Pneumatics: Performance, Reusable Energy, Seal Friction | 8:45 - 10:15 am

Two-Phase Heat Regeneration in Hydraulic Accumulators: Efficiency Improvement at Low Cost
Alexander Stroganov, President, Lumex Instruments Canada

Characteristics of Air Flow Control Components for the Emergency Breathing System
So-Nam Yun, Valve Developer, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials

Pneumatic Lipseal Friction
John Berninger, Consultant, Parker Hannifin Corp

F3 Air in Fluids: Effect and Elimination | 8:45 - 10:15 am

Air Bubble Separation and Elimination from Working Fluids for Performance Improvement of Hydraulic Systems
Yutaka Tanaka Sayako Sakama, Professor, Hosei Univeristy

Impact of Gas Cavitation in the Instantaneous Flow Provided by External Gear Pumps
Andrea Vacca, Assistant Professor, Maha Fluid Power Research Center, Purdue University

F4 Charge Pump, Reservoir Design, Seal Friction | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Mobile Equipment Reservoir Baffle Innovation
Robert Post, Contributing IFPS Member, on behalf of IFPS

Charge Pump and Loop Flush Sizinng for Closed Loop, One Pump, Multi-Motor Systems
Brent Sinclair, Systems and Application Engineer, Danfoss

F5 Modeling: Valves, Analysis, Performance | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of a Simple Load-Sense System
Leroy Garciano, Systems and Application Engineer, Danfoss

Improving the Position Control Performance of a Proportional Spool Valve, Using 3D CFD Modeling
Emma Frosina, PhD Student, University of Naples Federico II

F6 New Pump Designs | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Design of a Variable Displacement Triplex Pump
Shawn Wilhelm, PhD Student, University of Minnesota

Experimental Characterization of External Gear Machines with Asymmetric Teeth Profile
Ram Sudarsan Devendran, PhD Student, Maha Fluid Power Research Center, Purdue University

Using Helical Gear Form to Reduce Ripple and Noise in External Gear Pumps
Agostino Martini, Manager, Settima Meccanica Co

F7 Improved Quality and Safety, Using FMEA and Component Coding | 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Using System FMEAs to Improve Safety, Quality and Performance in Off-Highway Hydraulic Systems
D. Dean Houdeshell, Manager, Systems & Application Engineering – Americas, Danfoss

Using 3D-Color Coding to Communicate Fluid Power Designs
Vito Gervasi, Director R&D, RPR, Milwaukee School of Engineering

F8 Test Stand Design: Hi-Bandwith and Impulse Fatigue | 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Design of a High-Bandwidth, Hydrostatic Absorption Chassis Dynamometer with Electronic Load Control
Daniel Skelton, Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University

Energy Efficient Impulse/Fatigue Testing
Timothy Kerrigan, Fluid Power Consulting Engineer, MSOE - Fluid Power Institute

F9 Innovative Applications of Hydro-statics for Small Machines | 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Novel Use of a U-style Hydrostatic Transmission to Develop a Low-Power Dual-Mode Transmission
Wyatt Hall, Engineering Intern, Danfoss

Hydrostatic Baja Vehicle
David Johnson, Student/Applications Engineer, Milwaukee School of Engineering

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