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FORM FEATURE BASED DESIGN KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION FOR ULCE

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
9865
Program Year/Program:
1990 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
9865
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Knowledge Based Systems, Inc.
1408 University Drive East College Station, TX 77840-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1990
Title: FORM FEATURE BASED DESIGN KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION FOR ULCE
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

IN LARGE, LONG LIFE, COMPLEX PRODUCTS SUCH AS MODERN WEAPONS SYSTEMS THE ORIGINAL DESIGN TEAM IS LONG SINCE GONE WHEN THE PRODUCT EXHIBITS THE DESIGN PROBLEMS. THE ONLY WAY TO PROVIDE THE NEW DESIGN TEAM WITH VISIBILITY INTO THE CORRELATION BETWEEN THE DESIGN DECISIONS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS IS TO PROVIDE A MEANS OF CAPTURE OF THE DESIGN RATIONALE AND THE CORRELATE THIS RATIONAL TO THE EFFECTS. THIS PROJECT FOCUSES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DESIGN KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (DKMS) CONCEPTUAL DESIGN WITH VARIOUS FORM FEATURE CAPABILITIES TO ALLOW FOR THE: 1) INTEGRATION OF A NUMBER OF "DESIGN DECISION SUPPORT TOOOLS"; 2) DEVELOPMENT OF "DESIGNER" SYSTEMS WHICH AUTOMATICALLY MAKE THE DESIRED DESIGN TRADEOFF DECISIONS; 3) REDUCE THE TIME FOR CONCEPT ENTRY PARTICULARY THE ENTRY OF FORM FEATURE GEOMETRY DATA AND THE GENERATION OF DESIGN TRADEOFF MODEL INPUT DATA DERIVED FROM THAT PRODUCT GEOMETRY; 4) DELIVERY OF QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENTS OF DESIGN OPTIONS BY PROVIDING THE ABILITY TO ASSOCIATIVELY INDEX HISTORICAL KNOWLEDGE STRUCTURE AROUND FORM FEATURE INTERPRETATION OF THE EVOLVING PRODUCT GEOMETRY.

Principal Investigator:

Patricia G Friel
4098461524

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Knowledge Based Systems Inc.
100 W Brookside Bryan, TX 77801

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No