WIZARD: AN INTEGRATED DESIGN AND MANUFACTURABILITY ANALYSIS TOOL SET

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 15267
Amount: $497,132.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1993
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Wizdom Systems Inc.
1300 Iroquois Avenue Suite 14, Naperville, IL, 60563
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dennis Wisnosky
 Principal Investigator
 (708) 357-3000
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
WIZDOM SYSTEMS, INC., A PIONEER IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CIE/CIM SOFTWARE AND INTEGRATED METHODOLOGIES, PROPOSES FOR PHASE I TO DETERMINE SOFTWARE DESIGN REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR WIZARD, A SOFTWARE ENVIRONMENT FOR INTEGRATED DESIGN AND MANUFACTURABILITY ANALYSIS (IDMA). WHEN COMPLETE, THE WIZARD SYSTEM WILL INTEGRATE THE NOW SEPARATE PROCESSES OF PRODUCT DESIGN, DESIGN EVALUATION, AND MANUFACTURABILITY ANAYLSIS THROUGH A SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE WHICH ALLOWSOBJECTS WITHIN A CAD DRAWING TO BE DEFINED WITH SCALABLE PARAMETERS.WIZARD WILL PROVIDE THESE FEATURES THROUGH THE FOLLOWING INTEGRATED SOFTWARE TOOL SET: 1) FULL-FEATURED CAD ENVIRONMENT (USING SCALABLE OBJECTS); 2) MATERIAL PROPERTY REQUIREMENTS RESOLVER; 3) MATERIAL STRUCTURAL ANALYZER; AND 4) ASSEMBLY PROCESS SIMULATOR. THESE TOOLS WILL ENABLE THE VARIOUS PHASES OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TO BE TIED TO COMMON CAD DRAWING FILES WHICH WILL ALSO CONTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT:MATERIALS USED, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, AND INFORMATION ABOUT OTHER PARTS AND TOOLS USED DURING PRODUCT ASSEMBLY. ADDITIONAL DELIVERABLES FOR PHASE I WILL INCLUDE A DETAILED OPERATIONAL SCENARIO OF THE WIZARD INTEGRATED DESIGN ENVIRONMENT AND A SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR CREATING A BETA QUALITY RELEASE OF THE WIZARD. ANTICIPATED BENEFITS/POTENTIAL COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS - WIZARD WILL REDUCE LIFE CYCLE COSTS AND IMPROVE QUALITY BY PRODUCING OPTIMAL MECHANICAL DESIGNS. WIZARD WILL REDUCE ENGINEERING DESIGN TIME AND COSTS. SUCH BENEFITS WILL BE WIDELY APPLIED IN COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES TO INCREASE COMPETITIVENESS AND PROFITS. WIZDOM SYSTEMS, INC. INTENDS TO INTRODUCE COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS BASED ON THE PHASE II

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