Accession Number : ADA299643

Title :   Virtual Prototyping Tools Catalog.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : TACOM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Personal Author(s) : Beck, Ronald R. ; Croke, Donna

PDF Url : ADA299643

Report Date : MAY 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 120

Abstract : This report is a catalog of the analytical simulation software packages available at the US Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command and at its contractors for use in virtual prototyping, which allow the modeling and evaluation of different aspects of military vehicle performance. ach model is represented by a short description, uses, current features, current limitations, input requirements, available outputs, computer requirements, cost to use/maintain/develop and a point of contact. Also included in the catalog are the physical simulation facilities or simulators used in the virtual prototyping process.

Descriptors :   *SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, *MILITARY VEHICLES, *VIRTUAL REALITY, COMPUTER PROGRAM DOCUMENTATION, ALGORITHMS, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, STABILITY, MOBILITY, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, OPTIMIZATION, COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN, SURVIVABILITY, REAL TIME, STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, DYNAMIC RESPONSE, PROTOTYPES, COMBAT VEHICLES, COMPUTER GRAPHICS, TRAILERS, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, TRUCKS, COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING, CATALOGS, DESIGN CRITERIA.

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Cybernetics
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE