Advanced visualization techniques for trade space exploration

John J. O'Hara, Gary M. Stump, Michael A. Yukish, E. Nathan Harris, Gregory J. Hanowski, Atherton Carty

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Abstract

Recent advances in modeling and simulation technology have made it feasible to generate large datasets of design alternatives and their attributes in a relatively short amount of time. However, tools to understand and explore these datasets are limited. To this end, the Applied Research Laboratory at Penn State University has been developing a tool, entitled the ARL Trade Space Visualizer (ATSV) to support multi-dimensional trade space exploration. The ARL, in conjunction with the Lockheed Martin Corporation, has extended the tool to tackle several real world design challenges. In response to the needs of the engineering teams at Lockheed Martin, several key enhancements to the ATSV have been designed and implemented. These enhancements include contour plotting in two dimensions; isosurface generation in three dimensions; multiple independent brushing controls; and k-means cluster analysis. This paper will describe the full capabilities of the tool, as well as give an example of the types of design optimization performed by Lockheed Martin. The paper will focus on using the advanced visualization techniques to discover relationships within the dataset that would otherwise prove difficult to extract using traditional analysis techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCollection of Technical Papers - 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
Pages2137-2142
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Aug 6 2007
Event48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference - Waikiki, HI, United States
Duration: Apr 23 2007Apr 26 2007

Publication series

NameCollection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference
Volume2
ISSN (Print)0273-4508

Other

Other48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
CountryUnited States
CityWaikiki, HI
Period4/23/074/26/07

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Architecture
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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O'Hara, J. J., Stump, G. M., Yukish, M. A., Harris, E. N., Hanowski, G. J., & Carty, A. (2007). Advanced visualization techniques for trade space exploration. In Collection of Technical Papers - 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference (pp. 2137-2142). (Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference; Vol. 2).
O'Hara, John J. ; Stump, Gary M. ; Yukish, Michael A. ; Harris, E. Nathan ; Hanowski, Gregory J. ; Carty, Atherton. / Advanced visualization techniques for trade space exploration. Collection of Technical Papers - 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. 2007. pp. 2137-2142 (Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference).
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O'Hara, JJ, Stump, GM, Yukish, MA, Harris, EN, Hanowski, GJ & Carty, A 2007, Advanced visualization techniques for trade space exploration. in Collection of Technical Papers - 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, vol. 2, pp. 2137-2142, 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Waikiki, HI, United States, 4/23/07.

Advanced visualization techniques for trade space exploration. / O'Hara, John J.; Stump, Gary M.; Yukish, Michael A.; Harris, E. Nathan; Hanowski, Gregory J.; Carty, Atherton.

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O'Hara JJ, Stump GM, Yukish MA, Harris EN, Hanowski GJ, Carty A. Advanced visualization techniques for trade space exploration. In Collection of Technical Papers - 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference. 2007. p. 2137-2142. (Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference).