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    FEMCI Workshop 2003 Agenda

    Wed., May 7, 2003
    GSFC Visitor Center
    1:00-1:05 p.m. Welcome to FEMCI Workshop 2003
    1:05-4:00 p.m. Poster Session and Vendor Demos
    Thur., May 8, 2003 - Morning
    GSFC Visitor Center
    9:00 a.m. Welcome
    9:05-10:00 a.m.

    Tim Van Sant
    - NASA Goddard
    Solar Sail Missions for NASA’s Sun-Earth Connection (SEC)

    10:00-10:20 a.m. Morning Break
    10:20-10:40 a.m.

    Dan Kaufman - NASA GSFC
    Integrating Structural Analysis and Test at NASA GSFC


    Benjamin Rodini, Cengiz Kunt, Stephen Chaykovsky - Swales Aerospace
    Development of Graphite Composite Blade Flexures for Mounting of the GLAST ACD Scintillating Tiles

    11:00-11:20 a.m.

    Victor Genberg, Keith Doyle, Gregory Michels - Sigmadyne, Inc.
    Optomechanical Design and Analysis of Adaptive Optical Systems using FEA and Optical Design Software

    11:20-11:40 a.m.

    Mark McGinnis - Swales Aerospace
    Application of NASTRAN Sensitivity Coefficients To the Design of High performance Optical Systems

    11:40 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
    Thur., May 8, 2003 - Afternoon
    GSFC Visitor Center
    1:00-1:20 p.m.

    Andrew Brown, Richard Seugling - NASA Marshall
    Using Plate Finite Elements for Modeling Fillets in Design, Optimization, and Dynamic Analysis

    1:20-1:40 p.m.

    David Sleight, Alexander Tessler - NASA Langley
    Effective Modeling of Thin-Film Shells Exhibiting Wrinkling Deformations

    1:40-2:00 p.m.

    Eric Poole - NASA Marshall
    Finite Element Analysis of Membrane Test Panels

    2:00-2:20 p.m.

    W. Aki, A. Baz - University of Maryland
    Design of Quiet Underwater Shells in a Virtual Reality Environment

    2:20-2:40 p.m. Break
    2:40-3:00 p.m.

    J. Michopoulos - NRL, M. Shahinpoor - Univ. of New Mexico
    Multiphysics Modeling and Simulation of Electroactive Large Deflection Plates Made From Ionic Polymeric Artificial Muscles

    3:00-3:20 p.m.

    Apurva Varia - NASA Goddard
    Thermal Model of MEMS Thruster

    3:20-3:40 p.m.

    Abed Khaskia - Mallett Technologies
    An Explicit-Implicit Analysis Scheme in a General-Purpose FEA Environment

    3:40-4:00 p.m.

    Daniel Young, Dhafer Marzougui, Nabih Bedewi - George Washington Univ.
    Roadside Hardware Safety Evaluation and Improvement using LS-DYNA

    4:00 p.m. Workshop Wrap-up