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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-10-0023
Project Name:   Mechanical Material Modeling and Simulation by New Multiple Length/Time-Scale Theories and Algorithms
Project Status:   Completed
Start Date:  April 8, 2010
End Date:  December 31, 2013
Contact Information
Last Name:  Lee
First Name:  Kunik
Telephone:  202-493-3491
E-mail:  kunik.lee@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Safety Research and Development
Program:   Exploratory Advanced Research
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Impact of Investment on Transportation Performance and the Economy
Project Description:   This research could lead to a general multi-scale algorithm for a numerical simulation and a significant shift in the ability to predict a material response in complex situations. This research could apply to highway transportation structural materials, sensors, or pavement surfaces.
Goals:   This is an attempt to develop a mathematical analysis for multi-scale material modeling.
Background Information:   The project was submitted in response to third round (Fiscal Year 2009) Exploratory Advanced Research Program solicitation.
Product Type:   Research report
Techbrief
Test Methodology:   software development based on theoretical approach
Expected Benefits:   NANO-scale modeling techniques for any mechanical systems
Deliverables: Name: Theoretical Reports and software.
Product Type(s): Research report, Techbrief
Description: A multiple length and timescales modeling technique.
FHWA Topics:   Research/Technologies--FHWA Research and Technology
TRT Terms:   Sensors
Safety
Research
Structures
Pavements
Algorithms
Materials
FHWA Disciplines:   Pavement and Materials
Safety
Structures
Subject Areas:   Bridges and other structures
Materials
Research

 

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