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Software Package for Material Model Evaluation

Award Information
Agency: Department of Transportation
Branch: N/A
Contract: DTRS5705C10002
Agency Tracking Number: DTRS57-01-C-10012
Amount: $499,758.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 2004
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
1257 Lake Plaza Drive, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
United States
DUNS: 055453625
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Yvonne Murray
 (719) 576-8100
Business Contact
 Yvonne Murray
Phone: (719) 576-8100
Research Institution

This Phase I and II SBIR will develop a user-friendly, run-time efficient software package dedicated to fitting and evaluating material models used in finite element codes like LS-DYNA. The software package will consist of a pre-processor, a core driver, and a post-processor. The pre-processor will allow the user to specify the material model, model parameters, and desired load history. The driver will calculate the stress and strain response according to the load history selected. The post-processor will plot the material behavior compared with experimental results. The software package will contain databases of material models and experimental data, and provide manual and automated procedures for fitting the material models to the data.

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