Military & Aerospace Electronics. Feb2000, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p1. 2p. 1 Color Photograph.
PROTOTYPES, AEROSPACE engineering, AIRPLANE design, and COMPUTER simulation
Discusses the use of virtual prototyping in aerospace engineering. Better economic profit; Wide range of applications in the design process; Prediction of performance values; Keeping to a minimum the number of physical prototypes that must be built; Basis for setting a system's performance.
Reports on the virtual prototyping simulation tools developed for high-frequency analog modules for military and commercial applications. Features; Capabilities; Enabling of multichip assembly module producers to a chief first-pass design success.
Reports on the use of the Department of Defense's High Level Architecture (HLA) as a design tool for virtual prototyping of ships and other military systems under the Simulation-Based Design (SBD) project of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Project background; Initial phase to evaluate ship design modifications.