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Company Information:

Name: Computational Mechan
Address: 7800 Shoal Creek
Austin, TX 78757 0102
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,006,121.00 19
SBIR Phase II $5,081,834.00 12

Award List:

THE CURRENT STATE OF ROBOTIC TECHNOLOGY IS FAR FROM THE GOALOF AUTOMATED INTELLIGENT BEINGS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,708.00
Abstract:
The current state of robotic technology is far from the goalof automated intelligent beings. in the industrial scenario where much of the current robot development has been appliedmost robots are little more than advanced numerical machines. limited feedback sensing and control have been identified… More

HYERSONIC AIR-BREATHING ENGINE INLET ANALYSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,859.00
Abstract:
This proposal ddescribes an sbir project to establish an improved analyitcal technique in external and \ or internally ducted flow properties for hypersonic engine air linlets. the goal of this phase i project is to clearly categorize the distinguishing characteristics of published cfd algoorithm… More

AUTOMATED AMMUNITION LOADING OF COMBAT VEHICLE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,708.00

AUTOMATED AMMUNITION LOADING OF COMBAT VEHICLE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The current state of robotic technology is far from the goal of automated intelligent being. in the industrial scenario where much of the current current robot developmenthas been applied, most robots are little more than advanced numerical machines. limited feedback sensing and control have been… More

AN ARBITRARY GRID CFD ALGORITHM FOR CONFIGURATION AERODYNAMICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr A J Baker , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,932.00

ADAPTIVE COMPUTATIONAL METHOD FOR FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION IN INTERNAL FLOWS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jon M Bass , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ADAPTIVE GRID TECHNIQUES FOR USE IN COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Jon M Bass
Award Amount: $50,000.00

AN ARBITRARY GRID CFD ALGORITHM FOR CONFIGURATION AERODYNAMICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr A J Baker , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes a project to develop and examine a cfd numerical solution algorithm for the three-dimensional euler/navier-stokes equations that does not rely on a well-structured, body-fitted coordinate system for robustness. the specific application is for realistic configuration… More

ADAPTIVE COMPUTATIONAL METHOD FOR FLUID-STRUCTURE INTERACTION IN INTERNAL FLOWS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jon M Bass , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $491,000.00
Abstract:
Super accurate adaptive computational schemes for the analysis of fluid structure interaction and complex three-dimensional internal flows are to be developed. new petrov-galerkin finite element methods for solving the navier-stokes equations. coupled with the equations of motion of elastic ducts… More

ADAPTIVE GRID TECHNIQUES FOR USE IN COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Jon M Bass
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
This project focuses on the two most important issues of all of computational fluid dynamics: 1) how good are the numerical answers obtained in a computation? and 2) how can the best possible answers be obtained for a fixed and limited computational effort, budget, or computing capability? in… More

A ROBUST UNSTEADY INCOMPRESSIBLE NAVIER STOKES CODE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr a j baker
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The mission of this phase i project is to develop a robust and accurate computer code for predicting incompressible transient turbulent flowfields using an integral (finite volume) technique. the code will be applicable to both external and internal flow geometries,will be constructed in a… More

A COMPREHENSIVE PNS UPGRADE FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL REENTRY FLOW PREDICTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr A J Baker
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ADVANCED ADAPTIVE COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR NAVIER-STOKES SIMULATIONS IN ROTORCRAFT AERODYNAMICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr C Y Huang
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ADAPTIVE SCHEMES FOR COMPLEX SUBSONIC 3D-FLOW PROBLEMS IN ARBITRARY DOMAINS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Jon M Bass
Award Amount: $47,000.00

A COMPREHENSIVE PNS UPGRADE FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL REENTRY FLOW PREDICTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr A J Baker
Award Amount: $650,000.00
Abstract:
The mission of this phase i project is completion of a truly innovative study to upgrade existing pns codes for computing highspeed, three-dimensional re-entry flowfields. the plan of action encompasses a thorough examination of the range of admissable cfd theories, to unequivacally compare strong… More

ADAPTIVE SCHEMES FOR COMPLEX SUBSONIC 3D-FLOW PROBLEMS IN ARBITRARY DOMAINS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Jon M Bass
Award Amount: $489,099.00
Abstract:
This project is devoted to the development of a unique collection of algorithms designed to resolve some of the most difficult problems of modern computational fluid dynamics: (1) the analysis of complex incompressible flows in arbitrary three-dimensional domains; (2) the analysis of complex… More

PRE- AND POST-PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR DETERMINING "GOODNESS" OF COMPUTATIONAL MESHES.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Jon M Bass
Award Amount: $50,000.00

A NEW APPROACH FOR SOLVING NAVIER-STOKES EQUATIONS ON UNSTRUCTURED GRIDS BASED ON ADAPTIVE METHODS AND OPERATOR-SPLITTING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Jon M Bass
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ADVANCED ADAPTIVE COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR NAVIER-STOKES SIMULATIONS IN ROTORCRAFT AERODYNAMICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr C Y Huang
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
A new and innovative class of adaptive computational procedures is to be developed for the specific purpose of numerically-modeling complex flows inherent in advanced helicopter-blade designs. these procedures make use of mathematically consistent estimates of local numerical error, and… More

A NEW APPROACH FOR SOLVING NAVIER-STOKES EQUATIONS ON UNSTRUCTURED GRIDS BASED ON ADAPTIVE METHODS AND OPERATOR-SPLITTING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Jon M Bass
Award Amount: $529,291.00
Abstract:
Today an overwhelming majority of cfd calculations are done with standard fixed grid finite difference methods. however, a simple calculation can establish that such methods cannot possibly exploit the full computing power of today's computing equipment nor can they deliver highly accurate… More

PRE- AND POST-PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR DETERMINING "GOODNESS" OF COMPUTATIONAL MESHES.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Jon M Bass
Award Amount: $497,444.00
Abstract:
In contemporary computational fluid dynamics, finite difference or finite element grids are often generated usingstandard mesh generation techniques. the better mesh generation packages are capable of defining very fine meshesin areas where the analyst expects fine features of the flowneed to be… More

HIGHLY ACCURATE SKIN FRICTION AND HEATING RATE PREDICTIONS USING NOVEL ADAPTIVE TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Stephen R Kennon
Award Amount: $49,968.00
Abstract:
Accurate and efficient prediction of skin fiction and heating rates for superand hypersonic vehicles has long been a goal of computational fluid dynamics (cfd). the use of standard cfd methods to resolve the near-wall boundary layer (which is essential for good precitions of airfoil behavior) using… More

A FINITE ELEMENT CFD CODE FOR GENERIC GUN BORE EVACUATOR AND FLAREBACK CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: G.s. iannelli , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $50,000.00

DISTRIBUTED-NETWORK PARALLEL COMPUTING FOR ADAPTIVE METHODOLOGIES IN COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
A general-purpose, solution-adaptive, finite-elements code that treats broad classes of incompressible flows has been developed. the code employs h-adaptive and p-enrichment algorithms that refine the structure of the mesh to optimize computations. the full potential for use of such smart algorithms… More

A FINITE ELEMENT CFD CODE FOR GENERIC GUN BORE EVACUATOR AND FLAREBACK CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: G.s. iannelli , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $525,000.00

HIGHLY ACCURATE ADAPTIVE TECHNIQUES FOR DAMAGE MODELING & LIFE PREDICTION OF AEROSPACE STRUCTURES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Wojtek Tworzydlo
Award Amount: $49,946.00

Hp-Meshless Cloud Method for Dynamic Fracture in Fluid Structure Interaction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tadeusz J. Liszka
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Dynamic Load Balancing for Distributed Finite Element Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Manas Deb
Award Amount: $65,000.00

Hp-Meshless Cloud Method for Dynamic Fracture in Fluid Structure Interaction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Tadeusz J. Liszka
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
COMCO proposes to develop a new, meshless computational methodology for dynamic fracture simulation in fluid-structural interaction. Our approach is based on a new class of methods which eliminate all need for computational mesh of finite elements. This is accomplished by covering the… More

SBIR PHASE I: The Mathematical Theory and Implementation ofh-p Adaptive Meshless Analysis for Interdisciplinary Applications and High-Performance Computing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Tadeusz Liszka
Award Amount: $75,000.00

SBIR PHASE I: The Mathematical Theory and Implementation ofh-p Adaptive Meshless Analysis for Interdisciplinary Applications and High-Performance Computing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Tadeusz Liszka
Award Amount: $300,000.00