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9043007 Material templates for automatic assignment of materials to a 3D CAD model  
The present invention relates to a system, method, and apparatus that include a novel way of automatically assigning materials to 3D CAD models. A predefined material template specifies that a...
9043113 Drive system having ongoing pull-slip learning  
A drive system for a mobile machine is disclosed. The drive system may have a travel speed sensor, at least one traction device speed sensor, and a controller in communication with the travel...
9037440 Computer simulation of fluid flow and acoustic behavior  
A computer-implemented method for simulating flow and acoustic interaction of a fluid with a porous medium includes simulating activity of a fluid in a first volume adjoining a second occupied by...
9031818 Adaptive multiple shooting optimization method for determining optimal spacecraft trajectories  
Disclosed herein is a method for determining a trajectory for a transfer of a spacecraft from a starting space body to a target space body with respect to a given central space body, wherein the...
9026414 Systems and methods for determining speed control management settings  
Methods and devices for determining speed control management settings are provided. A vehicle configuration is obtained, specifying at least a transmission, including a number of gears present in...
9020792 Coupling architectural and implementation/behavioral models of a computer-based system  
Coupling architectural and implementation/behavioral models of a computer-based system by creating a bridge element, defining a port of the bridge element, associating the port of the bridge...
9020689 Method for real-time model based structural anomaly detection  
A system and methods for real-time model based vehicle structural anomaly detection are disclosed. A real-time measurement corresponding to a location on a vehicle structure during an operation of...
9015017 Method and tool for aided aircraft design using a criterion of operational availability  
A method for the computer-aided design of an aeronautic system forming all or part of an aircraft, using a criterion of maintenance time cost over a given period of use. The cost is computed as...
9015018 Boundary system designer for wireless aircraft networks  
An aircraft design system comprising a components database having designs for components configured for use in an aircraft, a materials database having materials selected for desired types of...
9008855 Method for clocking cumulative operating time for a cargo-handling vehicle, and the cargo-handling vehicle by use of the method  
An accumulated use time for cargo handling vehicles is accurately displayed by a time measuring device even if the time measuring device fails and is replaced. Units such as a display unit and a...
8977391 Spacecraft development testbed system  
A method and apparatus comprising a location reference system and a control module. The location reference system is configured to generate location information for a number of mobile platforms in...
8977528 Bonded rework simulation tool  
A method and apparatus may be present for managing rework. A section in a platform having a number of composite materials needing a rework may be identified to form an identified section. A...
8977529 Method and apparatus for providing on-board diagnostics  
On-board diagnostics for fleet maintenance is improved by embedding a microprocessor programmed with a prognostication algorithm on a vehicle.
8967032 Smart-store emulation unit  
A smart-store emulation unit is provided for use on-board a weapon platform in place of the physical presence of a smart-store. The emulation unit may be used for operator training on or testing...
8965743 Steering device design assisting apparatus and steering device design assisting method  
A design assisting apparatus of a steering device arranges a coordinate of a handle position reference point, a coordinate of a first universal joint reference point, a coordinate of a second...
8949094 Thermal deflection analysis  
An optimization wizard substantially automates the task of calculating thermal deflection analysis of a part. The optimization wizard requests a user to provide a mesh model representing the part...
8949095 Grid architecture for powertrain packaging  
A method to improve design efficiency by reducing power plant complexity and engineering costs by minimizing power plant changes when installing into new powertrain groups. A three-dimensional...
8942868 Train end and train integrity circuit for train control system  
A train system that includes a plurality of train units including a first train unit and second train unit coupled together. Each first and second train unit includes a controller configured to...
8942964 Optical state estimation and simulation environment for unmanned aerial vehicles  
The present disclosure relates to a method and system for simulating an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and simulating an environment in which the UAV may be flying. A plurality of visual sensors,...
8942965 System and method for underwater vehicle simulation  
System and method for using forecast ocean currents to improve the prediction of an underwater vessel's trajectory as compared to using a simple dead reckoned path determined by vessel commanded...
8935174 Analyzing voyage efficiencies  
A method, apparatus, and computer program product are present for analyzing voyage efficiency. Historical data for a completed voyage of a ship is obtained. A baseline voyage solution for a...
8930173 Vehicle behavior estimation device  
A vehicle behavior estimation device includes: a storage unit configured to store a restriction condition at a point of a vehicle for which behavior is estimated; vehicle state data that includes...
8924073 Portable maintenance aid based preload test unit and stray voltage detector  
A Portable Maintenance Aid (PMA) having multiple applications for the electrical testing and data acquisition for various air/ground vehicle platforms is disclosed. The PMA includes an interface...
8909507 Duty cycle independent real time dynamic programming implementation for hybrid systems controls optimization  
Predicted environment conditions are received for time steps within a prediction horizon N. Information is accessed regarding expected system responses generated by a system model, each expected...
8903692 Method for the detection of failures in a turbomachine by means of a theoretical model of the thermodynamic cycle of the said turbomachine  
A method for the detection of failure in a turbomachine by monitoring the performance of the turbomachine is provided. The method includes measuring at least one performance parameter of the...
8898042 Multi-objective engineering design optimization using sequential adaptive sampling in the pareto optimal region  
Systems and methods of selecting sampling points (product designs) in a multi-objective engineering design optimization of a product are disclosed. The method comprises (a) receiving a description...
8898040 Method and system for empirical modeling of time-varying, parameter-varying, and nonlinear systems via iterative linear subspace computation  
Methods and systems for estimating differential or difference equations that can govern a nonlinear, time-varying and parameter-varying dynamic process or system. The methods and systems for...
8880380 Crashworthiness design methodology using a hybrid cellular automata algorithm for the synthesis of topologies for structures subject to nonlinear transient loading  
Crashworthiness designing of a structure using a Hybrid Cellular Automata (HCA) algorithm where field states are computed using finite element analysis (FEA) and the material distribution of the...
8876534 Apparatus and methods for lighting synthetic terrain images  
A method for pilot situational awareness comprises calculating a location; providing terrain data for the calculated location; processing the terrain data and positioning a light source generally...
8862449 Execution of a target system that includes a component model  
Methods and systems for the design and execution of an aerospace or aeronautic system are provided. The aerospace or aeronautic system may incorporate planetary environment models and models of...
8850798 Particulate filter regeneration method  
A regeneration system for a filter that filters exhaust gas of an engine includes a soot loading determination module that determines soot accumulation in the filter. A regeneration control module...
8849625 Distributed process simulator  
A simulator used in a distributed process simulation includes: a storage unit configured to store map information, agent information, and area allocation information; a simulation execution unit;...
8849636 Assembly and method for verifying a real model using a virtual model and use in aircraft construction  
An arrangement for verifying a real model by using a virtual model is provided. The arrangement comprises a real model which has a real coordinate system, a virtual model which has a virtual...
8838357 Braking force distribution control device for a vehicle  
Disclosed is a braking force distribution control device for a vehicle which has a braking apparatus capable of individually controlling braking forces of the wheels as required. Front or rear...
8838424 Method and a device for synthesizing an electrical and electronic architecture  
A device for synthesizing an electrical and electronic architecture (100) of a complete product (1) that is to satisfy given requirements. The device has first means (10) for representing said...
8834163 Physics-based simulation of warhead and directed energy weapons  
A network connects stations in a distributed physics based simulation system. When the simulation detects that a weapon, especially a missile or directed energy beam, is engaging a target vehicle,...
8831793 Evaluation tool for vehicle survivability planning  
Systems and methods for improving vehicle survivability. In some embodiments, an evaluation model may be built based at least in part on mission information. The mission information may comprise...
8831913 Method of design optimisation  
A method of design optimization, the method comprising producing a first computer model of a first geometry, producing a CFD mesh from the first computer model, using the CFD mesh from the first...
8831922 Failure sign detection apparatus  
The failure sign detection apparatus includes an abnormality detector to make a comparison between a failure detection parameter of a vehicle device mounted on a vehicle and a predetermined...
8825460 Device and method for the simulation of a development system  
In order to be able to simulate a development system of a complex development environment, such as a test bench environment for motor, drive train, transmission, vehicle component, or vehicle...
8798975 Computer method and system providing design of an assembly modeled by a graph  
The invention provides a computer-implemented method and system intended for designing an assembly of a plurality of objects. The assembly is modeled by a directed acyclic modeling graph having...
8788250 Method of improved reservoir simulation of fingering systems  
The present disclosure includes the use of grids composed solely or in part of a set of contiguous cells having six or more principal flow directions within a single layer is disclosed for use in...
8768656 Process for evaluating candidate designs based upon constraints  
The invention is a method and apparatus for automatically generating an optimal configuration of a product, using logic implemented on a digital computer processing system. A general configuration...
8762116 Vehicle motor temperature determination  
Methods and systems are provided for determining a temperature of a motor of a vehicle having an ignition when the ignition is turned on following a period of time in which the ignition had been...
8751051 Switch control system  
A switch control system for controlling an electrically conductive fluid supply to a tank, includes a detection circuit, a gate circuit, a control circuit and a switch circuit. The detection...
8751203 Interactive simulation of a virtual environment  
A distributed simulation system is composed of simulator stations linked over a network that each renders real-time video imagery for its user from scene data stored in its data storage. The...
8744823 Computer aided design method for creating a surface in a complex system  
A method for creating, from a first axisymmetrical surface, a second surface belonging to a sub-system of a complex system, in which the second surface observes at least one constraint, is...
8739049 Vehicle system modeling systems and methods  
A vehicle simulation system includes a compiler module, a parser module, a wrapper module, a modeling module, and a simulation module. The compiler module generates object code that is compatible...
8738164 Article of manufacture, comprising tangible media storing constraints for evaluating candidate designs based upon constraints  
The invention is a method and apparatus for automatically generating an optimal configuration of a product, using logic implemented on a digital computer processing system. A general configuration...
8731871 Tire mold design method to minimize unique annular mold parts  
A tire mold design method includes determining the values and parameters of various mold components used in a mold and utilizing these mold components in a mold. The parameters of the mold...