STLE Detroit Section - Monthly Technical Meeting
Title: Transmission Fluid Chemistry
Presenter: Chintan Ved, PhD, Ford Motor Company
Automatic Transmission Fluids (ATFs) provide critical functions in today's powertrain delivering fuel economy, durability and seamless shift quality. Key functions include torque transfer, cooling, hydraulic power, and lubrication to internal components. Impact of transmission architecture on ATF functions will be discussed along with components (baseoils/ additive packages) of the fluid.
Chintan is a Chemical Engineer (BS/MS) with major in Tribology. He also has a MS in Product Development from University of Detroit, Mercy. Chintan is a Technical Expert at Ford's Transmission & Driveline Engineering focusing on technical development, specifications and publications of transmission & driveline lubricants / chemicals. Chintan represents Ford at various SAE, STLE and LRI technical committees.
Eastern Michigan University
38777 W. Six Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152
February 13, 2013
4:30 p.m. Registration
5:00 p.m. Presentation
6:00 p.m. Dinner
Member with reservations $24
Non-member or w/o reservation $27
Retired member $19
Student w/ID and with reservation $10
To make your reservations please contact Beth Zou at (248)370-2271 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline TBA.