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  • 1. AMRAVEN Modeling and Simulation Framework for Rapid Air Vehicle Engineering TECHNOSOFT Adel Chemaly 11180 Reed Hartman Hwy. CINCINNATI, OH 45242 Adel.chemaly@technosoft.com (513) 985-9877 Fax: (513) 985-0522 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com This document contains TechnoSoft proprietary, competitionsensitive, or trade secret information or data. Use, duplication, distribution, or dissemination of this information - in whole or in part - must be approved in writing by TechnoSoft Inc.
  • 2. The Company• TechnoSoft Inc., founded in 1992, is a leading provider of object-oriented KBE software for Product/Process Design, Automation, and Simulation• The TechnoSoft Adaptive Modeling Language, AML, is the foundation of many commercial and defense applications in aerospace, automotive, marine, and industrial equipment companies 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 3. The AML Framework Products Suite• AML, an Object Oriented development environment for automating product and process design, analysis, and knowledge management• TIE (Tool Integration Environment), an AML-based visual development environment for modeling, legacy tools integration, and process automation• AMOpt, an AML-based visual environment for design exploration, uncertainty analysis, and optimization• AMEnterprise, a product and process data and workflow management environment 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 4. Engineering KnowledgeDomain knowledge Mold Design – Knowledge related to the product and process • Tooling Design/ Config. • Fixtures design as used within the various disciplines • Tooling Analysis •Tooling cut programApplication knowledge Cost Modeling – Knowledge related to the use of the various • Activity-based • Cost-estimating rules engineering tools as applied to the product and • Stochastic/event-based process design Process Design • Operation Sequence • Operation parameters Product Design • Intermediate Prod. Models •Forming Simulations Structural Analysis • CAD Model • Operation Conditions CFD Simulation • Shape optimization • Finish • Aero Analysis • Load analysis • Design Standards • Thermal Analysis • Impact analysis •Details and Docs • Aero-Structure Interaction 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 5. Adaptive Modeling Language• Geometry-centric environment with support for product and process design automation at the concept, preliminary, and detailed stages• Multiphysics, multifidelity, generative modeling and analysis process automation support• Cross-platform, distributed computing capabilities• Includes a rich suite of customizable classes for plug- and-play definition of: user interfaces non-manifold geometryparametric meshes multi-physics analysis legacy code integration optimization mathematical models cost models requirements mgmt detailed drawings manufacturing plans operations models visualizations collaboration workflow mgmt generative modeling IGES/STEP/XML I/O test data correlation 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 6. AIR Vehicle Engineering Cycles Multi-disciplinary, multi-fidelity, evolution Process Mission Specifications Conceptual System Model Preliminary Subsystem Model Components Detailed Model Metrics, CostGOALS PerformanceRapid Modeling & SynthesisSupport Integrated Disciplines & CollaborationDesign Exploration and Optimization 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 7. AMRAVEN Modeling and Simulation FrameworkAMRAVEN is a geometry centric engineering framework with agenerative and multidisciplinary modeling and analysisenvironment supporting air vehicle synthesis.AMRAVEN supports process design automation and integratesdesign exploration and optimization across multipledisciplines. 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 8. AMRAVEN Framework ArchitectureBuilt on an underlying object oriented and modulararchitecture, the AMRAVEN framework integrates andautomates the design and analysis processes supportingthe various disciplines’ modeling requirements as well asdifferent levels of modeling fidelities. 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 9. AMRAVEN Integrated Design and Analysis Modules• Feature-based 3D geometric modeling environment – OML and substructure layout and configuration – Major subsystem layout and packaging• 3D Parametric meshing• Integrated low and high fidelity analyses and simulations – Aerodynamics Analysis (CFD, Panel, Empirical) – Structural Analysis and Sizing – Thermal Analysis – Propulsion Analysis – …• Weights Computation• Trajectory Optimization and Vehicle Closure• Operation Modeling and discrete event simulation• Cost modeling• Design exploration, optimization, and uncertainty analysis 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 10. Engineering Process MatrixGeometricModeling Aero- dynamics Propulsion Analysis Trajectory Simulation Aerothermo- Dynamics / TPS Mass Properties Structural / Subsystem Design S&C / GNC Operations & Maintenance Cost Modeling 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 11. AMRAVEN Underlying Modeling LanguageAML (Adaptive Modeling Language) is the foundation of theframework architecture • COTS product offered by TechnoSoft • Object Oriented Modeling supporting • Knowledge based engineering • Integrated product and process • Dependency tracking & demand driven computation • Rule based design & generative Geometric Modeling • Distributed Computing • Optimization, trade studies, and uncertainty analysis • Portable and Scalable architecture (AIX, HP, SGI, Sun, PC) • Multi-user collaborative environment • Workflow management • Product and Process Data Management • Extended existing suite of “engineering” classes 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 12. AMRAVEN Framework Engineering ApplicabilityThe framework modular architecture supports generativemodeling and analysis technologies applicable toward abroad spectrum of engineering disciplines as well asvehicle designs and missions. 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 13. Mutli-Disciplinary/Multi-Fidelity Engineering Modeling EnvironmentThe framework environment supports design evolutiontransitioning a design from concept to details throughdifferent levels of modeling fidelities.The environment employs a Common ComputationalModel enabling plug and play of various tools as well asmixing the level of modeling fidelity across disciplines. Geometry Operations Modeling FEM / Meshing Manufacturing CCM Structural Analysis Drawings / BOM CFD / Thermal / Aero Cost Modeling 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 14. Common Computational Model• Links Conceptual, Preliminary, & Structural Sizing Detailed Models CFD Analysis• Manages data among distributed users Thermal Analysis and applications• Provides design exploration through Mesh Geometry integrated optimizations algorithms and Common uncertainty analysis methods Computational Model• Dynamically manages forward and weights backward dependencies across models Cost and users trajectory• Supports demand driven computation Structure Analysis• Supports concurrent multi users and distributed computing 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 15. AML’s Modular Architecture Finite Octree Analysis Delaunay Tooling Design Solvers Advancing Front Manufacturing Virtual Interface Virtual Interface Virtual Interface Methods Methods Methods Properties Properties Properties FEA/CFD Mesh Manufacturing CAD Objects PDM AMLSystems Geometry Graphics User Interface DB Properties Properties Properties Methods Methods Methods Virtual Interface Virtual Interface Virtual Interface SHAPES HOOPS Motif ACIS Open GL MS Windows PARASOLID JAVA Virtual Layered and Portable Architecture Seamlessly integrating Underlying Software 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 16. Framework Tool Integration Environment TIE• Rapidly integrate and link multi-disciplinary File I/O Programs CAD Optimization Algorithms in-house tools and Spreadsheets DLLs Legacy Codes COTS applications RXM on UNIX RXM on Windows®• Automate design and analysis processes• User-friendly graphical DMM interface TIE on• Distributed modeling RXM on Windows® and computation LSF® Cluster TIE on TIE on Windows®• Design exploration Windows® and optimization• Geometry modeling 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 17. Framework Design Exploration Environment• Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm• Design of Experiments (DOE)• Gradient-based optimization• Simplex-based optimization• Monte Carlo stochastic simulation• DOT by VanderPlaats• NPSOL by Stanford• SNopt by Stanford• Easy plug-in of 3rd party or custom algorithms 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 18. Framework Workflow and Product / Process Data Management AMCentral AMPublish Web services-based repository for product and process data management AMViewsbased export facility to publish models from the AMCentral XML repository XML-based browsing and inspection tool for product and process models AMLink Workflow automation engine to support the process flow execution of the integrated product and process models weights.xls source.aml AMLink Web Services Interface AMViews model-1.mdl model-1.xml model-1.xgl AML/TIEClient/Web App. cad-model.prt AMPublish fea-results.txt AMViews Repository Distributed AMCentral Distributed Users Tools 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 19. Collaboration with Labs and IndustryIn collaboration with NASA and AFRL and in partnershipwith aero industry, this framework’s architecture hasalready been successfully deployed in key research andvehicle programs. LOCKHEED MARTIN TECHNO SOFT 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 20. Leveraged Programs 1992 …1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005TechnoSoft AMLLockheed Martin, TechnoSoft IMDAFRL, Lockheed Martin, TechnoSoft WDEAFRL, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, TechnoSoft SHVD/RMLS/IPATAFRL, Lockheed Martin, MSC, TechnoSoft SBAATNASA LaRC, TechnoSoft CoHAVEAFRL, TechnoSoft UGEAFRL, Boeing, TechnoSoft ECSC 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 21. Scenario Based Affordability Analysis ToolHigh Fidelity PhysicsNonlinear Aerodynamics Mission Simulation Combat Effectiveness / Smart Product Model Airframe Cost - Geometry & analysis models Ratio associative FEM & Flight Loads - Environment to operate with COTS & LM Aero production tools - System level assessments extract data from analysis models via smart product model Structural Sizing Airframe Modeling & Simulation 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 22. Reusable Military Launch SystemMISSION Assess capability and technology needs for future strike and space access vehicle concepts.MembersAir Force Research Laboratory – Air Vehicles Directorate (VAS, VAA, VAC) – Propulsion Directorate (PRST)Aeronautical Systems Center – Engineering Directorate (ENFD)TechnoSoft, Inc.Supporting Organizations – AFRL Materials & Manufacturing Directorate – AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate – NASA Glenn Research Center – NASA Langley Research Center 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 23. Interactive Missile Design Propulsion Finite Element Analysis Aerothermal Controls Analysis Aerodynamics Analysis Web Based / Real Time / Collaborative / Common Architecture - AMLGeometry Engine Multi-Disciplinary Optimization Lethality Analysis Cost Modeling Trajectory Simulations 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 24. 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 25. AMRAVEN Framework Modules1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 26. Conceptual Design EnvironmentMission Profile Identify segments (Takeoff, Climb, Cruise etc) Determine Fuel Fraction per segment, and overall mission fuel fractionTake-off and Empty Weight Calculation Payload, Crew, Used and Unused Fuel Fractions Determine Take-off and Empty weightsSensitivity Studies Determine which parameters drive the design Determine if assumptions on certain parameters are validDrag Polar Parabolic drag polar at different conditions – Takeoff with Gear Up and Gear Down 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 27. Conceptual Design Environment (cont)Performance Sizing Sizing to FAR25, FAR23, Military RequirementsPreliminary sizing of wings, stabilizersInitial fuselage and structural layoutMaximum Lift Coefficients For lifting & control surfaces, including flap sizingSizing Iteration and ReconfigurationDrag Calculations Fuselage, Lifting and Control surfaces, Nacelles, Stores, etc.Drag DistributionMoments, Aerodynamic CentersPower and Ground effects on Airplane Lift and Pitching Moment 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 28. Preliminary Design Environment• OML – Pods – Packaging – Wings – Control Surfaces – …• Substructures – Bulkheads, Frames – Spars, Ribs – Wall, Floors – Longerons – Stiffeners – …• Subsystems Packaging 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 29. Preliminary Design EnvironmentSubstructure layout & Configuration Optimization Configuration and layout 3D model generation Alternative layout 3D model Alternative layout 3D model 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 30. Preliminary Design EnvironmentSubstructure layout and Configuration (cont) Fuselage structural layout Datum Planes Layout Datum Planes Layout 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 31. Preliminary Design EnvironmentSubstructure layout and Configuration (cont) Tanks Layout and Design 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 32. Preliminary Design EnvironmentSubstructure layout and Configuration (cont) Vehicle systems Packaging and integration 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 33. Aerodynamics Analysis Environment• Various levels of aero calculations are supported – Empirical methods – Panel based methods – CFD• Aero Calculations – Fuselage, Lifting, and Control Surfaces – Nacelle, Stores, Pylons, Nozzles, Inlets, Gears, …• Aero table data throughout the trajectories are managed including: – Aerodynamic Centers, Moments, Power and Ground Effects on Airplane Lift and Pitching Moment. 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 34. Aerodynamics Analysis Environment (cont) Aero Panels Model Normal Forces VisualizationTemperature Visualization Pressure Visualization 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 35. Multi-disciplinary Multi-fidelity Adaptive Modeling 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 36. Structural Analysis Modeling Environment• Fully automated FEM based structural analysis• Coupled Aero Structure analysis• Structural sizing 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 37. Structural Analysis Modeling Environment (cont) 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 38. Structural Analysis Modeling Environment (cont) 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 39. Structural Analysis Modeling Environment (cont) Integrated Structures 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 40. Weights Modeling & Management Environment Weights .......................................... 32086.550 (203.995 0.331 -4.735) Margin 513.001 (211.016 -0.067 1.583) Fuselage ....................................... 3365.862 (211.016 -0.067 1.583) Oml ......................................... 2008.694 (211.584 -0.067 1.291) Tps .......................................... 780.573 (211.578 -0.067 3.817) Substructure ................................. 576.595 (208.274 -0.068 -0.424) Bulkheads ................................. 229.501 (209.390 -0.068 0.315) Webs ...................................... 347.094 (207.536 -0.068 -0.912) Floors ...................................... 0.000 (0.000 0.000 0.000) Control-Surfaces ............................... 1764.145 (305.388 -0.000 8.293) Oml ......................................... 1580.308 (307.236 -0.000 8.665) Wings-Sections ........................... 1170.790 (313.508 -0.000 5.355) Canards-Sections ........................... 83.221 (82.875 0.000 0.000) Tails-Sections ............................ 326.297 (341.956 -0.000 22.754) Tps ............................................ 0.000 (0.000 0.000 0.000) Wings-Sections .............................. 0.000 (0.000 0.000 0.000) Canards-Sections ............................ 0.000 (0.000 0.000 0.000) Tails-Sections .............................. 0.000 (0.000 0.000 0.000) Substructures ................................ 183.837 (289.500 -0.000 5.095) Wings-Substructures ....................... 174.925 (300.236 -0.000 5.355) Tanks ......................................... 19359.302 (188.644 -0.068 -0.754) Subsystems ..................................... 1596.000 (199.655 6.977 -7.857) Fuel-Systems 642.000 (213.769 0.000 -20.000) Helium-Tank 40.000 (213.769 0.000 0.000) Avionics-Module 150.000 (213.769 -24.000 0.000) Electrical-Power 614.000 (213.769 24.000 0.000) Instrumentation 150.000 (63.588 0.000 2.000) Engine ......................................... 4876.303 (229.067 0.000 -27.215) Flowpath .................................... 3532.303 (226.042 0.000 -26.830) Side-Walls ................................ 455.067 (239.197 0.000 -27.636) Splitter-Walls ............................ 441.538 (244.274 -0.000 -28.134) solator-Struts ........................... 169.430 (204.314 0.000 -28.825) Upper-Wall ............................... 1373.868 (218.034 -0.000 -20.719) Cowl ..................................... 1092.399 (226.635 -0.000 -33.345) Wall ................................... 860.219 (228.195 0.000 -33.092) Subsystems .................................. 1344.000 (237.016 0.000 -28.226) Landing-Gear .................................... 611.938 (164.358 1.715 -21.022) Nose-Gear 174.950 (32.568 6.000 -19.981) Main-Gear1 218.494 (217.120 54.439 -21.438) Main-Gear2 218.494 (217.120 -54.439 -21.438) 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 41. Propulsion Analysis Environment• Integrated suite of engines with their characteristics and engine decks to support trajectory optimization and vehicle closure• Support Liquid, Solid and Air- breather engine analysis• Support integrated geometry, aerodynamics, and propulsion analysisInlet, Engine, Nozzle, Profile Components 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 42. Thrust Propulsion Analysis Environment (cont) Thrust Specific Impulse (ISP) Specific Impulse (ISP) 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 43. Trajectory Analysis EnvironmentTrajectory planning and optimizations is supported throughthe integration of aerodynamics, propulsion, and weightsfor ascent and descent. Dynamic Pressure Altitude Weight Consumed Time Downrange Mach Time Time 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 44. Technology DriversThe framework capitalizes on the underlying object orientedarchitecture leveraging the built in modeling and computingtechnology focused on the geometry centric environment.The framework has been deployed successfully in generativemodeling for knowledge based engineering in variousindustry, aerospace, automotive, capital equipment, etc. 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 45. Proven Technology1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 46. TECHNO SOFT INC. Object Oriented Framework for Product and Process Modeling, Automation, Integration, and Knowledge-Based Engineering 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com This document contains TechnoSoft proprietary, competitionsensitive, or trade secret information or data. Use, duplication, distribution, or dissemination of this information - in whole or in part - must be approved in writing by TechnoSoft Inc.
  • 47. The CompanyTechnoSoft Inc., founded in 1992, is a leading provider of object-oriented KBE software for Product/Process Design, Automation, andSimulationThe TechnoSoft Adaptive Modeling Language, AML, is the foundation ofmany commercial and defense applications inaerospace, automotive, marine, and industrial equipment companiesTechnoSoft headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, and offices inMexico, Europe, and China 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 48. Product Engineering Cycles Multi-disciplinary, multi-fidelity, evolution Process Product Specifications Conceptual System Model Subsystem Preliminary Model Component Detailed Model Metrics, CostGOALS Performance• Rapid Product and Process Modeling & Synthesis• Support Integrated Disciplines & Collaboration• Facilitate Predictive Engineering for Design exploration 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 49. Engineering KnowledgeDomain knowledge Mold Design – Knowledge related to the product and process • Tooling Design/ Config. • Fixtures design as used within the various disciplines • Tooling Analysis •Tooling cut programApplication knowledge Cost Modeling – Knowledge related to the use of the various • Activity-based • Cost-estimating rules engineering tools as applied to the product and • Stochastic/event-based process design Process Design • Operation Sequence • Operation parameters Product Design • Intermediate Prod. Models •Forming Simulations Structural Analysis • CAD Model • Operation Conditions CFD Simulation • Shape optimization • Finish • Aero Analysis • Load analysis • Design Standards • Thermal Analysis • Impact analysis •Details and Docs • Aero-Structure Interaction 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 50. ObjectivesCapture the representation of knowledge as applied towards the product and processes integration.Enable the reuse of information and strategies within a specific domain knowledge to assist in the generative product and process design.Facilitate real-time collaboration among the various disciplines and participants supporting concurrent and generative engineering.Integrate the product and process through the use of knowledge-based systems facilitating simulation and predictive engineering. 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 51. The AML Framework Products SuiteAML, an Object Oriented development environment for automatingproduct and process design, analysis, and knowledge managementTIE (Tool Integration Environment), an AML-based visual developmentenvironment for modeling, legacy tools integration, and processautomationAMOpt, an AML-based visual environment for designexploration, uncertainty analysis, and optimizationAMEnterprise, a product and process data and workflow managementenvironment 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 52. Adaptive Modeling LanguageGeometry-centric environment with support for product and process design automation at the concept, preliminary, and detailed stagesMultiphysics, multifidelity, generative modeling and analysis process automation supportCross-platform, distributed computing capabilitiesIncludes a rich suite of customizable classes for plug-and-play definition of: user interfaces non-manifold geometryparametric meshes multi-physics analysis legacy code integration optimization mathematical models cost models requirements mgmt detailed drawings manufacturing plans operations models visualizations collaboration workflow mgmt generative modeling IGES/STEP/XML I/O test data correlation 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 53. TIE Tool Integration Environment CollaborationEngineering CAD Models Cost Models Models Physics- Office Based Tools TIE Analyses File I/OPrograms In-House PDM / PLM Codes Spreadsheets Reporting Math Modelers $$ CAD Models DLL Cost Models Subroutines 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 54. TIE TIE Tool Integration EnvironmentRapidly integrate and link File I/O Programs CAD Optimization Algorithms multi-disciplinary in-house tools and COTS applications Spreadsheets DLLs Legacy CodesAutomate design and analysis RXM on Windows® RXM on UNIX processesProvide customizable graphical user interface DMMSupport distributed modeling and computing TIE on RXM on Windows®Perform trade studies, design LSF® Cluster exploration, and optimization TIE on TIE on Windows® Windows®Support geometry modeling and rule based design 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 55. AMOpt Trade Study and Design Exploration EnvironmentMulti-objective Genetic AlgorithmDesign of Experiments (DOE)Gradient-based optimizationSimplex-based optimizationMonte Carlo stochastic simulationResponse Surface Methodology (RSM)DOT by VanderPlaatsNPSOL by StanfordSNOPT by StanfordEasily plug-in 3rd party/custom algorithms 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 56. AMEnterprise Workflow and Product / Process Data Management AMCentral Central repository for product/process data management AMPublish XML based export/publishing facility AMViews XML-based Viewer for product and process models AMLink Workflow automation engine to support the process flow execution of integrated product and process models weights.xls source.aml AMLink Web Services Interface AMViews model-1.mdl model-1.xml model-1.xgl AML/TIEClient/Web App. cad-model.prt AMPublish fea-results.txt AMViews Repository Distributed AMCentral Distributed Users Tools 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 57. The Framework Impacts and BenefitsProduct Design – Reduce design process time by 80-90% relative to CAD/CAM/CAE approachProcess Simulation – Direct integration of process models and simulation to eliminate reworkDesign Exploration – Enable exploration of design alternatives improving performance and reducing time and costStandardization – Enforce existing engineering standardsCollaboration – Enable communication of product and process information across the enterpriseReuse – Capitalize on domain knowledge as well as sharing such knowledge across the various design teams and partnering organizations 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 58. Proven Technology1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 59. AML Based Applications In the Industry 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com This document contains TechnoSoft proprietary, competitionsensitive, or trade secret information or data. Use, duplication, distribution, or dissemination of this information - in whole or in part - must be approved in writing by TechnoSoft Inc.
  • 60. JSF CAD/C MAP Computer Aided Design with Cost - Manufacturing Analysis Package Part VisualizationLM JSF Tool of Choice for assembly span analysis and Tooling labor hour assessment VisualizationIntegrate design geometry, tooling geometry, product data, and Manufacturing industrial engineering standards PlanningSupport design & manufacturing Assembly Flow decisions SequenceDistributed to Multiple JSF Team Companies Summary – Northrop Grumman Results – BAE Systems Workstations Flow 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 61. Integrated Gimbal DesignOpto-MechBearingsOpticsCAD+FEMDynamicsServo-Cntrl.ElectroOptic 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 62. Interactive Missile DesignAir Frame OML LayoutInt/Ext Components and PackagingSolid, Liquid and Air Breathing PropulsionMass PropertiesAerodynamics: DATCOM, or experimental dataTrajectory Simulation (3 & 6 DOF)Body Bending ModesCost 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 63. Signal and Wiring SchematicsManagement of signal/wire data and creation of schematic diagramsHandles multiple systems. Inputs data is signal or wire connectivity• Connections between equipments can be generated from signal or multi- Generation of several different types of output segments wire data• Connectivity diagrams all sheets which contain specific Connectivity and Harness indicating drawing harnesses within systems with Reports sheets showing• Signaldiagrams drawings block and Wiring and wires equipment, signals,• Equipment drawings showing all connections to equipment with references to signal and wire ids and drawing sheets 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 64. Scenario Based Structural Configuration and SizingHigh Fidelity PhysicsNonlinear Aerodynamics Mission Simulation Combat Effectiveness / Smart Product Model Airframe Cost - Geometry & analysis models Ratio associative FEM & Flight Loads - Environment to operate with COTS & LM Aero production tools - System level assessments extract data from analysis models via smart product model Structural Sizing Airframe Modeling & Simulation 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 65. Reusable Military Launch SystemMISSIONAssess capability and technology needs forfuture strike and space access vehicleconcepts.MEMBERSAir Force Research Laboratory – Air Vehicles Directorate (VAS, VAA, VAC) – Propulsion Directorate (PRST)Aeronautical Systems Center – Engineering Directorate (ENFD)TechnoSoft, Inc.Supporting Organizations – AFRL Materials & Manufacturing Directorate – AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate – NASA Glenn Research Center – NASA Langley Research Center 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 66. 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 67. Space Access Vehicles1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 68. Composite Design & Fabrication Planning 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 69. Combustion Engine Analysis1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 70. Vehicle ConceptsFrame Structural Design & Analysis1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 71. CV Boot Design Optimization1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 72. Plant Design, Analysis & Configuration 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 73. Plant Design, Analysis & Configuration 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 74. Glass Containers Mold Design & Configuration 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 75. Blade Engineering1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 76. Emission System Configuration1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 77. Signal and Wiring Schematics Signal DiagramEquipment Connectivity Wiring Diagram 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 78. Air Vehicle PreliminaryProduction Planning for Cost Modeling 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 79. Industrial Equipment Configuration & Design 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 80. Offshore Oil Platform Structural Design & Piping Layout 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 81. TECHNO SOFT INC. Demonstrations • Model Centric Simulation and Workflow Mgmt • Process Integration • Optimization • Ops Modeling and Discrete Event Simulations 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com This document contains TechnoSoft proprietary, competitionsensitive, or trade secret information or data. Use, duplication, distribution, or dissemination of this information - in whole or in part - must be approved in writing by TechnoSoft Inc.
  • 82. AMRAVEN Air Vehicle Analysis Modeling and AnalysisOML Design, Configuration, and Substructure LayoutCoupled Aero and Structure analysisOptimization and Process Data Management 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 83. TIE Integration: Geometry Modeling, Aerodynamics and Spreadsheets1. Generate Datcom Input File: Flight Conditions from Excel2. Generate Datcom Input File: Geometry Data from Solid Model3. Execute Datcom Program4. Parse Datcom Results and Generate Excel Plots and Report 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 84. Rib/Spar Attachment & Bolt Pattern OptimizationSample Initial Configuration Rib Web 9-bolt initial pattern Rib/Spar Attachment (Non-optimized) Optimized Configuration 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 85. Rib/Spar Attachment & Bolt Pattern Optimization Model Input Properties: • Maximum allowable total load • Rib Web Profile Properties Derived from Tables: • Load per bolt • Min. Edge Clearance • Min. Bolt to Bolt Clearance Calculated Properties: Number of bolts Optimization (Gradient-Based) Design Variables: X and Y Position of each Bolt Constraints: • Min. Edge Clearance (a): The center of every bolt must be positioned at a distance >= a from the joint surface edge. • Min. Bolt to Bolt Clearance (b): The center of every bolt must be positioned at a distance >= b from the center of every other bolt Objective: Minimize the length of the joint surface. 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.
  • 86. Operation Modeling and Discrete Event SimulaionsModel – Operations – Recourses – Material – Conditions – EventsSequence OperationsRun SimulationsMonitorGenerate Reports 1992-2005 Copyright TechnoSoft Inc. 11180 Reed Hartman Highway Cincinnati, OH 45242 www.technosoft.com.