Welcome to the first hybrid workshop at RTA on 21st October 2021.

Due to pandemic reasons it was not possible to organise a workshop last year, but this time the workshop will take place in a hybrid form.

Please register by 20th September 2021 to receive a password for attending the online event: Workshop 2021 Registration 

New Standards, New Energy - Experience and Challenges (Preliminary Agenda)

Session “HVAC & Thermal comfort”

  • New evaluation method and the more practical relevance of climatic tests in the revised draft of EN 14750 - “Urban and suburban rolling stock“
    Francois Garniche (Alstom)
  • Experiences with the evaluation method of EN 13129:2016
    Uwe Sorgalla (RTA)
  • Passenger simulation: Comparison between heating mats - humidifier - real passengers
    Gregor Richter (RTA)

Coffee break

  • Field of tension between practical climate tests and standardized evaluation
    Panel discussion
  • Presentation of the new book „Klimatisierung in Schienenfahrzeugen“ (GERMAN)
    Ingwer Ebinger (HAW Hamburg) / Jens Morgenstern (HTW Dresden)

Lunch break

  • 3D flow measurement & visualization with ProCap
    Benjamin Rembold (Streamwise)

Session “Energy efficiency & new energy supply systems”

  • Concept of ISO 19659-3 „Energy efficiency“
  • Energy consumption - calculation/simulation/measurements / Evolution alternative energy supply systems
    Alexander Hildebrand (Siemens)
  • The role of the dynamic simulation for railway coaches design: energy, economic, environmental, and thermal comfort potential benefits
    Pietro Raucci (Hitachi Rail STS) / Cesare Forzano (University Federico II of Naples)
  • Concept for decarbonisation of Wiener Linien bus fleet
    Johannes Liebermann (Wiener Linien)

Coffee break

  • Climatic wind tunnel tests of Alstom iLint
    René Gessing / Frank Mackedanz (Alstom)
  • Effects of alternative energy supply systems on HVAC systems
    Panel discussion

Wrap up / closing words

Visit of current tests on Alstom iLint

Evening event (only for participants on site)


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