Utilizing Medical Imaging Technology for Generation of Mesoscale Computational Descriptions

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$99,959.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
FA8651-10-M-0258
Solitcitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Number:
2009.2
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
2010
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
O092-W03-1198
Solicitation Topic Code:
OSD09-W03
Small Business Information
Simmetrix, Inc.
10 Halfmoon Executive Park Drive, Clifton Park, NY, 12065
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
012076795
Principal Investigator
 John Tourtellott
 Senior Software Engineer
 (518) 348-1639
 johnt@simmetrix.com
Business Contact
 Mark Beall
Title: President
Phone: (518) 348-1639
Email: mbeall@simmetrix.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
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.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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