Structural Composites – Blade Multidisciplinary Design and Analysis – 14-01-06
February 7, 2017
Lead Organization: Green Dynamics Inc.
Other Organizations: MetaMorph Inc.; University of Delaware; Vanderbilt University; PTC, Inc.; MSC Software Corporation; Pennsylvania State University, Applied Research Laboratory; SimInsights Inc.
Awarded: July 2015
Description: Partners integrated a suite of analysis tools under a common intuitive user interface specifically focused on wind turbines. Successful implementation of this software approach will reduce barriers to entry for smaller composite material developers and shorten cycle times for current manufacturers all while providing a comprehensive cost and manufacturing model to prevent overruns.