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Modeling Software and Tools for Reliability Engineering of Micro/Nano-Device Systems and Components

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911NF-06-C-0139
Agency Tracking Number: A064-002-0185
Amount: $98,810.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: A06-T002
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: 2006
Award Year: 2006
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2006-08-09
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2007-02-05
Small Business Information
10 Halfmoon Executive Park Drive
Clifton Park, NY 12065
United States
DUNS: 012076795
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Ottmar Klaas
 (518) 348-1639
Business Contact
 Mark Beall
Title: President
Phone: (518) 348-1639
Research Institution
 Richard E Scammell
100 8th St
Troy, NY 12180
United States

 (518) 276-6283
 Nonprofit College or University

The ability to develop new generations of superior military systems and civilian products requires the use of multifunctional materials and ever smaller components for which key design parameters are associated with nano-scale constituents. The ability to understand and design these materials and components requires the application of multiscale simulation technologies that can account for interactions across many decades of spatial and temporal scales starting from the atomic scale. The goal of this project is to build on the research efforts on multiscale modeling of the past decade to develop a set of integrated computational methods and associated software components that seamlessly couples and spans multiple spatial and temporal scales needed in the simulation of systems that are subject to thermal and shock loading. To meet this goal the areas to be considered include (i) determination of the models and scale linking functions required for non-equilibrium problems subject to a combination of high speed thermal and mechanical loads, (ii) the adaptive methods needed to ensure reliability of multiscale analysis, (iii) methods to execute the massive computations required on parallel computers and (iv) verification and demonstration of the methods developed on problems of interest to the Army.

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