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Launch Environment Water Flow Simulations Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics

One of the crucial ground structures employed at the launch pad during the Space Shuttle program is the rainbird nozzle system, whose primary objective is to suppress...

Briefs: Information Technology
Seismometer Simulation Software

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Seismometer Simulation Software (SEISim) is written to provide a simulation for the seismometer instrument in the Insight (Interior Exploration using...

Briefs: Software
The Space Station Modulator: A Configurable Surface Mesh Geometry Model for Aeroscience Analyses

Computational manipulation with solid bodies is improving ISS aeroscience analyses.

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston,...

Briefs: Information Technology
Submersible Phase Change Float Sizing

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

This software allows sizing of submersibles powered by hydraulic generators that are pressurized by ocean thermal gradients at various depths....

Briefs: Information Technology
Method for Evaluating the Pneumatic Hammer Stability of a Fluid-Film Bearing Using CFD

Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama

This invention relates to a fluid film bearing and a process for evaluating pneumatic hammer instability. Based on...

Briefs: Information Technology
DAWN: a Simulation Model for Evaluating Costs and Tradeoffs of Big Data Science Architectures

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Data science is emerging as a critical area of research and technology to advance...

Briefs: Information Technology
Auxiliary Payload Sensor System Simulation Software

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

Auxiliary Payload Sensor System Simulation Software (APSSim) provides a simulation of the seismometer used in the Insight...

Briefs: Information Technology
Multiphysics Piezoelectric Finite Element Modeling for Designing a Piezoelectric Damping Treatment for Vibration Control of Rotating Blades

The requirements for advanced aircraft engine components lead to designs that are more lightweight and...

Briefs: Information Technology
EXOS Software

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

An improved version of EXOS software allows for the modeling of fabrics, mixtures, and porous materials, and also provides the ability to accept hex mesh geometries. The code...

Briefs: Software
DRAT: A Distributed Release Audit Tool

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

DRAT software overcomes limitations inherent in the Apache Release Audit Tool (RAT), and also brings code auditing and open-source license...

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