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Utilizing Medical Imaging Technology for Generation of Mesoscale Computational…

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Department of Defense
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2011 / SBIR
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Simmetrix Inc
10 Executive Park Dr. Clifton Park, NY 12065-5630
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Utilizing Medical Imaging Technology for Generation of Mesoscale Computational Descriptions
Agency: DOD
Contract: FA8651-11-C-0200
Award Amount: $518,954.00


The focus of this SBIR project is to provide the technologies needed to go from image data of material microstructures to geometric models representations, and associated meshes of those geometries, that will support the effective application of engineering modeling and simulation to predict the physical properties and behavior of energetic materials. The technologies to be developed will combine advanced image segmentation methods with knowledge of the basic engineering properties of the constituent materials to provide microstructural geometric models that are relevant to engineering analyses. The resulting geometric models will them be automatically and adaptively meshed as needed to support their accurate analysis by finite element and/or finite volume methods. Procedures will be provided to create the input and adaptive control methods for both Lagrangian and Eulerian based mathematical formulations and software. This project will also provide an interactive user environment that will support the addition of new information on material constituent properties and mesh control into the process.

Principal Investigator:

John Tourtellott
Senior Software Engineer
(518) 348-1639

Business Contact:

Mark Beall
(518) 348-1639
Small Business Information at Submission:

Simmetrix, Inc.
10 Halfmoon Executive Park Drive Clifton Park, NY -

EIN/Tax ID: 383337607
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No