SICFP at Tampere

Scandinavian International Conference on Fluid Power



Technical and social programme, updated 14.5.2019.

Conference location: Tampere Hall (google maps), Finland

Technical programme

Sessions A and B are parallel.

Technical programme availabe with mobile app Conference4me.

Wednesday, May 22

  8:30 Registration & Coffee


OI: Opening and Invited Speakers

  • Thermal Aspects in Fluid Power Systems, Juergen Weber, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  • Fluid Power Memes and Genes: About Sharks, Mice and a Poor Albatross Chick, Peter Achten, Innas BV, Netherlands


P1: Plenary 1

  • Sandvik company presentation, Jussi Puura, Sandvik Mining and Construction, Finland
  12:30 Lunch


A1: Mobile Machines 1

  • Drive Cycle Generation for a Hydraulic Loader Crane, Amy Rankka, Linköping University; Hiab AB, Sweden
  • Multi-Pressure Actuator in Enhancing Energy Balance of Micro-Excavator, Jyrki Kajaste, Aalto University, Finland
  • Phlegmatization of a Combustion Engine for Reduction of Transient Emissions, Felix Pult, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • Sustainable Logging Process by a Forwarder with an Innovative Hydro-Pneumatic Suspension, Chris Patrick Geiger, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

B1: Digital Hydraulics

  • Linear Hybrid Dynamical Control of Digital Displacement Units, Niels Pedersen, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Investigation of the Fault Tolerance of Digital Hydraulic Cylinders, Viktor Hristov Donkov, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • As Simple as Imaginable - an Analysis of Novel Digital Pump Concepts, Karl Samuel Kärnell, Linköping University, Sweden
  • Digital Hydraulic IMV System in an Excavator – First Results, Matti Linjama, Tampere University, Finland
  15:00 Coffee / Exhibition Area


A2: Hydraulic Pumps 1

  • Experimental Investigation of Churning Losses in a High-Speed Axial Piston Pump, Junhui Zhang, State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power and Mechatronic Systems, Zhejiang University, People's Republic of China
  • Swashplate Plate Type Axial Piston Pump Noise Diagnostics for Design, Paul Kalbfleisch, Purdue Univeristy, United States of America
  • Power Density Increase in Axial Piston Pumps by Use of Numerical Design of Experiments, Franck MAURICE, Université de Technologie de Compiègne, France; HYDRO LEDUC, France

B2: Pneumatics

  • A Novel Exergy Efficient Pneumatic Vacuum Pump, Olivier Reinertz, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems (ifas)
  • Research on Dynamic Characteristics of a Suction Cantilever Valve in Miniature High Pressure Compressor Based on Equivalent Model, Yipan Deng, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, People's Republic of China
  • Mathematical Modeling of Pneumatic Steady Flow Through Tubes with Heat Transfer in Matlab/Simulink and its Experimental Verification, Riku Ito, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
  16:30 End of tehnical program, day 1

Thursday, May 23



P2: Plenary 2 - IoT

  • Automation for the Factory of the Future, Hans Michael Krause, Bosch Rexroth AG, Germany
  • Smart Factory Concepts: Cyber-Physical Systems and Integrated Solutions, Eberhard Klotz, Festo, Germany
  • Integration of Customized IoT Solutions with Mobile Working Machines, Arto Orava, Epec Oy, Finland
  10:30 Coffee / Exhibition Area


A3: Auxiliary Systems

  • Data Correlation Models for Hydraulic Fluid Filter Condition Monitoring, Anton Jokinen, Aalto University, Finland
  • Coupled Fluid-Thermal-Structural Analysis of Two-Phase Flow in a Hydraulic Tank, Jaganmohan Rao Gorle, Parker Hannifin, Finland
  • Lightweight Piston Accumulator for Hydraulic Hybrid Drive Systems, Thorsten Hillesheim, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, Germany

B3: Water Hydraulics

  • Methods for Determination of the Gap Height in Water-Lubricated Contacts, Florian Schoemacker, Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems (IFAS), RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Optimization of Silencing Groove for Port Plate of Water Hydraulic Axial Piston Pump, Hao Pang, Huazhong university of science and technology, People's Republic of China
  • Adaptive Model Predictive Tracking Control of Tap-Water Driven Muscle Using Hysteresis Compensation with Bouc-Wen Model, Ryo Inada, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
  12:00 Lunch


A4: Valves

  • The Effects of Bulk Modulus on the Dynamics of Controlled Independent Metering System, Goran Stojanoski, University of Leoben, Chair of Automation, Leoben, Austria
  • Analysis and Test of Model-Based Fault Detection Methods for Mobile Machinery Using Independent Metering Systems, Benjamin Beck, TU Dresden, Germany
  • Simulation Research on Temperature Rise Characteristics of Permanent Magnet Spring Overflow Valve, Lianming Su, Beihang University, People's Republic of China
  • Electro-Hydraulic Proportional Pressure Reducing Valve for Independent Metering Valve with a Spool-Poppet Hybrid Actuator, So-Nam Yun, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Republic of Korea (South Korea)

B4: Hydraulic Pumps 2

  • Analytical Approach to Calculate the Rotation Angle-Dependent Compensation Ratio of the Cylinder Block – Valve Plate Contact in Axial Piston Machines, Seong-Ryeol Lee, Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems (ifas), Aachen, Germany
  • Fluid Dynamic Simulation of Hydraulic Orbital Motors, Venkata Harish Babu Manne, Maha Fluid Power Research Center, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, USA
  • Double-Pump (R)Evolution – Higher Efficiency and Lower Noise Level for Variable Speed Pump Drives, Tobias Speicher, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes, Göbenstraße 40, 66117 Saarbrücken, Germany
  • Multi-Disciplinary Model for Preliminary Design of Electro-Mechanical Servo Pump, Tatiana Minav, Aalto University, Finland
  14:30 Coffee / Exhibition Area


A5: Fundamentals

  • On the Saturation Dynamics of the Oil Film on a Hydraulic Cylinder Rod During Extension, Tobias Mielke, Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems (ifas), RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Stick Slip Prevention of Hydraulic Rod and Piston Seals in the Boundary Condition, Mandy Wilke, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Finland Oy
  • Finite Element Analysis of the Hard-Hard Contact in Seat Valves, Tobias Mielke, Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems (ifas), RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Improved Performance on Reciprocating Seals due to Optimized Lubrication in the Sealing System, Mandy Wilke, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Germany GmbH, Germany

B5: Mobile Machines 2

  • Classification of Machine Functions: A Hydraulic Excavator Case Study, Nathan Keller, Purdue University, United States of America; Maha Fluid Power Lab
  • Hydraulic Hybrid Working Machines Project - Lessons Learned, Matti Linjama, Tampere University
  • Energy Efficiency Optimization of Electric Powertrain of Underground Load-Haul-Dump Mining Loader by Means of Dynamic Programming, Tatiana Minav, Aalto University, Finland
  • Automatic process pattern recognition for mobile machinery, Martin Starke, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
  16:30 End of tehnical program, day 2

Friday, May 24



P3: Plenary 3

  • A multi pressure network system for mobile applications, Edwin Heemskerk, Bosch Rexroth AG, Germany
  • Design, Process, and Performance of Hydraulic Components using Additive Manufacturing, Huayong Yang, Zhejiang University, People's Republic of China
  10:30 Coffee / Exhibition Area


A6: Energy Efficiency

  • Carbon Footprint Determination of an Electro-Hydraulic Compact Axle (EHA) Based on DIN EN ISO 14067, Maximilian Waerder, Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems (ifas), RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Energy Efficiency Analysis of a Novel Hydro-Electric Hybrid Driving System for Hydraulic Excavator Boom, Yunxiao Hao, Key Lab of Advanced Transducers and Intelligent Control System of Ministry of Education and Shanxi Province, Taiyuan University of Technology, People's Republic of China
  • Theoretical Study on the Energy Regeneration Mechanism of a Switched Inertance Hydraulic System with Cylinder and Load, Satoshi Maekawa, Kobe Steel, Japan
  • Servo Hydraulic Axis (SHA), Dr. Thomas Gellner, Bosch Rexroth AG

B6: Robotics and Control

  • Simulation of a Hydraulic Direct-Drive System for a Biped Walking Robot, Juri Shimizu, Waseda University, and Hitachi, Ltd., Japan
  • Model Predictive Path Tracking Control with Off-Axle Reference Point for Car-Like Robots, Ilja Stasewitsch, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
  • Design and Implementation of Pressure Feedback for Load-Carrying Applications with Position Control, Daniel Hagen, University of Agder, Norway
  • Experimental Analysis of an Electro-Hydraulic Drive for an Elbow Support Exoskeleton, Rudolf Scheidl, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
  12:30 End of conference
  12:30 Lunch


Laboratory Tour
(voluntary, contact conference office at the conference site)

Social programme

Tuesday, May 21

Get Together Party & Registration 17.00 – 20.00, Tampere Hall

In the evening before the Conference there will be a Get Together party at the conference site, Tampere Hall. The registration desk for the conference will be open during the party.  Use the opportunity to avoid the morning rush hour and register yourself to the conference. There will be casual conversations with colleagues with finger food and drinks. There is also a possibility to visit Moomin Museum.

Wednesday, May 22

Reception by the City of Tampere 19.00 – 20.30, Tampere City Hall

The city of Tampere welcomes the delegates of the conference to Tampere City Hall for refreshments and food.

Thursday, May 23

Conference Dinner, 19.00 –>, Tampere Hall

The Conference Dinner is a perfect opportunity to relax and have lively conversation with colleagues around the world with good food, drinks and entertainment.


Note: Subject and programme to change by SICFP19 organization


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