Query-Based Plug and Play Analysis and Simulation

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W31P4Q-19-C-0052
Agency Tracking Number: D2-2230
Amount: $999,977.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: SB172-005
Solicitation Number: 2017.2
Solicitation Year: 2017
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-04-25
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2020-04-21
Small Business Information
211 S. Paterson St, Suite 350, Madison, WI, 53703
DUNS: 084971188
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Andrew Taber
 (608) 469-7292
Business Contact
 Vadim Shapiro
Phone: (608) 697-7292
Email: vshapiro@intact-solutions.com
Research Institution
The goal of this SBIR project is to developplug-and-play query-based platform that providesa general and scalable solution to CAD-CAE and CAE-CAEinteroperability problems.The approach is based on the followingobservations: (1) the shape and material information in any CAD model may be abstracted by a finite collection of queries -- formally defined andcomputable functions -- that eliminate the need for preprocessing, conversion and transfer of CAD models; (2) Most of CAE interoperability challenges reduce to the need to allocate and sample basis functions and their derivatives over geometric domain and its boundary that are already represented unambiguously in every CAD system.ThePhase I of the project demonstrated that the legacy CAE codes may be supplemented with standardizedqueries, allowing automated analysis on non-conforming meshes (of space), eliminating the need for semi-manual preprocessing or meshing, and achieving automated plug-and-play CAD-CAE interoperability.Specific objectives of the Phase II project include:development of comprehensive approaches to fully interoperable CAD-CAD and CAD-CAE challenges to be deployed on the platform, design of industrial grade plug-and-play platform, and deployment of the platform as a standalone library and a web product.

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