CIRA Expertise and Interest

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CIRA Expertise and Interest

in the CRESCENDO Proposal Topics

Paolo Leoncini


+390823623134

P.Leoncini@cira.it

Virtual Reality & Vision Lab

Naples, November 30 2007

CENTRO ITALIANO RICERCHE AEROSPAZIALI

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AAT.2008.4.4.1.

Integrated approach to full virtuality in design and

product development within the extended enterprise


Framework of A/C development process (concept to testing &
certif.)


Integrated engineering caps + enabling techs (e.g. IT)


Functionalities to integrate:


Multi
-
physics analysis & optimization


Levels: whole A/C, systems, subsystems, components


Design and decision support:


“in
-
context” interactive, knowledge
-
based


Management of uncertainty


Design evolution control (pre
-
design to dev phases)


Concurrent Engineering


Virtual testing (less/no physical testing), even for certification


Demonstration using realistic aeronautic programs

WP Scope

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Considerations


Evolution of Engineering & IT support to A/C project development:

Fully digital (paperless, design
-
only)



Fully virtual (simulated
-

design, testing & certification)


Stressing Concurrent Engineering & Digital Virtual Prototyping
concepts:


Virtual prototyping, distributed design integration


Systems/subsystem integration verification


Pervasive concurrent multi
-
physics simulation


Facilitating/promoting collaboration:


Multi
-
disciplinary distributed teams (distributed design integration)


Extended enterprise


Knowledge at the base of the design and to support decisions

WP Scope

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CIRA Participation to

Previous Applicable Projects


ENHANCE
ENHanced AeroNautical Concurrent Engineering

(1999
÷
2001)


6.1 Innovative IT:
The Virtual Manual

(CIRA
-
Alenia Aeronautica)

Illustrator demonstrated @ ELAB Toulouse


EDAVCOS
Efficient Design and Verification of Composite
Structures, Analysis / Test Correlation

(1999
÷
2001)


Development and application of design tools from conceptual
design to certification


ROSAA
, Rotorcraft Simulations with Advanced Aerodynamics
(1998
-
2000)


Development (CIRA) of a common European software environment
system based on the integration/encapsulation of mono
-
disciplinary
tools aiming at improving the numerical prediction of aerodynamic,
aeroacoustic and aeroelastic rotorcraft phenomena

CRESCENDO Proposal

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Applicable CIRA Capabilities


Physics Modelling and Simulation


Product Date Exchange/Business Process/PLM


Virtual Reality

CRESCENDO Proposal

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Physics Modelling and Simulation

Facts


20
-
years experience

in
physical modelling and simulation tools for
component and full system analysis and optimization. Disciplines:
Aerodynamics, CFD, Aeroacoustics, Structures, Aeroelasticity,
Flight Mechanics
, etc.


Experience developed within many EC and National funded projects,
by cooperating with European and National industry, Universities and
SMEs.


Analysis and design tools have been plugged into a MDO environment
allowing multi
-
physics analysis and optimisation exploiting a distributed
hardware network and remote access capability. A common
environment to collect experimental and theoretical results in a
database, and to make them accessible (visualise, analyse, download)
is being developed adopting open source and/or commercial software.

Applicable CIRA Capabilities

to the CRESCENDO Proposal

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Physics Modelling and Simulation

Facts 2/2


Experience developed within many EC and National funded projects,
by cooperating with European and National industry, Universities and
SMEs.


Development/use of Physical modelling and simulation tools for aircraft
composites components

and full system analysis and optimization.


Analysis and design tools, taking into account damage tolerance and
resistance, have been plugged into a Multi
-
objective Optimisation
environment allowing performance
-
cost optimisation based on reliable
Life cycle cost models


Probabilistic analysis and design tools, taking into account damage
tolerance and resistance, have been developed/used to account
uncertainly in manufacturing and inspections


Applicable CIRA Capabilities

to the CRESCENDO Proposal

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Physics Modelling and Simulation

Contribution


Definition of the new design framework (concurrent engineering paradigm) by
specifying requirements imposed by the multi
-
physic analysis and optimization
methods


Validation of the new design framework within specific disciplines


Development and demonstration of the following technologies:


Unified multi
-
physic analysis including, mechanical, thermal, aerodynamic, noise,
aero/servoelasticity.


Geometry Integration and Meshing, analysis;


Common data standards & file formats;


Validation technologies;


Advanced analysis capabilities to support robust design and optimization of components and
complex configuration.


Multidisciplinary optimization based on innovative approaches to greatly reduce turn around time:


Euler/RANS methods based on Immersed Boundary Approach


Multi
-
disciplinary optimization based on innovative simplified aero/structural solver able to take into
account complex phenomena with a limited turn
-
around, and allowing a large number of analysis
within an optimization loop:


POD techniques to reduce the number of CFD/FEM analyses


Potential Panel methods integrated to RANS/URANS solver trough the AIC correction procedure (Giesing Force Approach
and/or pressure approach) to take in account both structural deformation and complex transonic/viscous aerodynamics effect
within the optimization loop

Applicable CIRA Capabilities

to the CRESCENDO Proposal

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Physics Modelling and Simulation

Contribution 2/2

Development and demonstration of the following technologies:


Multi
-
objective optimization including performance
-
cost
evaluations based on reliable life cycle cost models


Life cycle cost models accounting for repair costs


Multi
-
objective optimization based on genetic algorithms


Probabilistic design approach to take into account the
uncertainly in manufacturing and inspections



Simplified deterministic models for damage resistance, damage
tolerance and strength evaluation embedded in a probabilistic
environment

Applicable CIRA Capabilities

to the CRESCENDO Proposal

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Product Date Exchange/Business Process/PLM

Facts


Innovative solutions of business improvement applied to the aeronautical
maintenance and modification processes


Improve integrated software systems PLM
-

Product Life
-
Cycle Management
-

communicate technical and logistics processes in a aeronautical maintenance
context targeted to continuous improvement


Design of integrated software solutions to increase the time
-
to
-
market advantage
(continuous improvement of industrial processes)


model the business process in the current scenario (As
-
Is model)


define process metrics (qualitative and quantitative parameters)


analysis of the As
-
Is scenario


plan the To
-
Be scenario as improvement of the As
-
Is scenario


target system uses resources, realizes business process performed by actors and
produces products/services that satisfy the customer necessities


Elaboration of software solutions implement domain
-
specific taxonomies and
ontologies to organize and present the company domain knowledge

Applicable CIRA Capabilities

to the CRESCENDO Proposal

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Product Date Exchange/Business Process/PLM


Contribution


Requirement definition and design of IT system integration for the
technical information management (technical documentation, manuals,
procedures, BoM), and interface with the operational managerial
information (job order, MBoM, operational activities scheduling)


Methodological and technological services aimed at supporting the
programme in the management of the lifecycle of aerospace products
by means of:


Selection of suitable business process modeling & evaluation
methodologies


Build up of interaction, process and workflow model


evaluation of the business process performance and the individualization of
possible bottleneck


requirement analysis and design of the architectural solution for the
HW/SW integration


development of prototype solutions

Applicable CIRA Capabilities

to the CRESCENDO Proposal

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Virtual Reality

Facts

Applicable CIRA Capabilities

to the CRESCENDO Proposal


VR Simulation stressing first
-
person interaction


Physically
-
simulated realistic object behavior


credible hand
-
object interaction


Application focus: Aircraft Maintenance Simulation


Design: maintainability checks and maintenance ergonomics
(
design for maintainability
)
-

bringing human cap’s into the design


Product Service: training


Research topics:


Human
-
computer interface: natural gloveless hand detection


Augmented Reality: markerless 3D pose estimation


Collaboration in VE’s


common virtual workplace


Under user experiments and industrial validation


CATIA CAD
-
VR tight integration


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Virtual Reality

Contribution

Applicable CIRA Capabilities

to the CRESCENDO Proposal


Improve the
design for maintainability

practice
through VR
-
based Aircraft Maintenance simulation


first
-
person two
-
handed direct interaction


multi
-
person collaboration experiment in a common Virtual
Environment, even geographically distributed

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Applications


Glove
-
based direct hand interaction


Real
-
time rigid
-
body dynamics


CATIA CAD data source


Real
-
time shadows


Dynamic guiding joints

VR Aircraft Maintainability Checks

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Applications

The ROSAA Rotorcraft Multi
-
Physics
Simulation Environment


Complex simulation processes

via code network


Direct plug
-
in of specialist
codes


Simulation library filled by the
user with proprietary/licensed
codes


Interfaces automatically
invoked


Multiple visualizations windows


Interactive/batch execution


Several menus at different
levels


Easy I/O file system
management

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Conclusions



CIRA is greatly interested in the CRESCENDO proposal


CIRA scientific/technical background and research
competences fit the needs of CRESCENDO proposal


CIRA is looking for coordination with Italian major stakeholders
to harmonize national contribution to CRESCENDO


CRESCENDO will shape the future partnership of the European
aerospace stakeholders and CIRA looks forward to joining effort
in this new challenge

CIRA Expertise & Interest

in the CRESCENDO Proposal