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Probabilistic Analysis (PA)
 

Probabilistic Analysis (PA)

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Product Highlights:

         Permits the simulations of progressive failure in composite structures taking into consideration uncertainties in material properties, loading conditions and service and manufacturing environments.

         Generates various probabilistic responses and sensitivities based on the user defined perturbed random variables.

         Can predict the complicated response of composite structures using the following quantities:

o        Cumulative Distribution Function (CDF)

o        Probability Density Function (PDF)

o        Probabilistic sensitivities

o        Random variables most probable design vectors

         Requires the identification of variables and definition corresponding mean values, standard deviation, and distribution types. The distribution types supported by GENOA-PA include:

o        Normal

o        Lognormal

o        Weibull

         Can facilitate the assessment of the reliability of advanced materials and structures for a variety of applications including automotive and aerospace.

Applications/Benefits:

         Evaluates the reliability of aerospace and automotive composite parts and structures.

         Enhances the design of composite structures.

         Helps in rationalizing between two competing designs based on failure probability.

         Treats non-statistical uncertainty as a random variable.

         Reliably predicts failure in increased risk composite structures (e.g., pressure vessels).

         Reduces experimental testing by eliminating non-influential design variables.


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