Congress Sections

Advanced powertrain and propulsion

  • Modern solutions and methods for the development of internal combustion engines;
  • Advanced transmission systems
  • Hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Chassis systems and new solutions for vehicle body design
  • Comfort and ergonomics

Road vehicle and environment

  • Solutions to reduce chemical and noise pollution
  • Vibration and noise reduction
  • Alternative fuels
  • Automotive recycling

Modern Transport Systems and Road Traffic

  • Intelligent transport systems
  • Advanced traffic management systems
  • Autonomous road vehicles
  • Road safety
  • Analysis and reconstruction of road accidents

Advanced Engineering Methods

  • Simulation and testing for vehicle and components
  • Methods and systems for advanced control of vehicle dynamics
  • Automotive manufacturing and maintenance design
  • Virtual reality in the automotive industry

Heavy and special vehicles

  • Buses, trucks and heavy vehicles
  • Tractors, industrial and agricultural vehicles
  • Special purpose vehicles
  • Racing cars

Materials and technologies

  • New materials
  • Prototyping
  • Modern manufacturing technologies
  • Quality, reliability and maintenance
  • Manufacturing trends


SMAT 2019 offers an opportunity to present your latest technical developments, so papers are invited on (but not limited to) any of the congress themes. Any other paper presented on a topic not quoted above but having scientific or technical interest will be taken into consideration.





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