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Computed Tomography-based Mesh Generation of Laminated Composite Structural Components

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-22-C-0663
Agency Tracking Number: N202-103-0995
Amount: $1,099,891.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N202-103
Solicitation Number: 20.2
Solicitation Year: 2020
Award Year: 2022
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2022-09-21
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2025-09-30
Small Business Information
10 Executive Park Drive
Clifton Park, NY 12065-5630
United States
DUNS: 012076795
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Adrian Loghin
 (518) 348-1639
Business Contact
 Mark Beall
Phone: (518) 348-1639
Research Institution

The objective of this project is to develop advanced capabilities for processing computed tomography (CT) data into finite element meshes suitable for analyzing the structural response of composite structures. This will include incorporation of manufacturing defects and damage sustained in operation which is detectable in the CT data.  This will be done by developing new geometry-based segmentation techniques that can directly construct geometry from CT image data as well as developing robust capabilities to determine fiber orientation and ply stacking sequences from the image data. These capabilities will be combined with existing capabilities for segmentation-based geometry construction and mesh generation capabilities (with suitable enhancements as needed) to produce an overall system which can efficiently build complete finite element input data suitable for analysis purposes.

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