Team Experience

Overview

 

The ITE Team provides professional services to assist naval engineers improve hull, mechanical, electrical, control systems ship design by providing tools and services to model systems to verify dynamic operation in support of Ship Survivability, Operating Efficiency and Human Systems Integration objectives. Real-time, dynamic verification of ship systems designs through all phases of design supports the DoD / Navy policy of Simulation Based Acquisition, reduces risk and reduces costs. Please see ASNE / SNAME Technical Papers in the Technical Papers Section of the ITE web site.

 

ITE Inc. Capabilities: (Please see TABS on this ITE web site for descriptions)

 

  •  Strategic Planning
  •  Program Management
  •  Business Development
  •  Subject Matter Expertise:
    • Command at Sea
    • Training Simulation Systems
    • Engineering & Damage Control Operations
  •  Engineering Services

 

Simsmart Technologies Capabilities: (Please see www.simsmart.com)

 

  •  Product Development and Support: Simulation Based Design tools (SBD), Engineering Suite
  •  Leading industry software tool for multi-discipline, real-time, first principle Physics Based Design (PBD)
  •  Fluid, Gas, HVAC, Electrical systems with associated Digital and Analog Controls
  •  Performance Based Design including the essential element of "TIME"
  •  Engineering Services
  •  Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)

 

3eTI Capabilities:

 

  • Mil-Std Wireless Commnications
  • ICAS Capabilities

GasTOPS Condition Based Maintenance Capabilities:

  • Naval and Marine Dynamic Analysis
  • Condition Based Maintenance - Ships and Aircraft
  • Equipment Health Monitoring - Ships and Aircraft
  • Total Oil Management Systems (DDG51)
  • Mission Readiness based on Performance Monitoring

Products: (Please see TAB labeled "Team Products"

  • Ship Production Design Tools
  • Naval Training Systems
  • Dynamic Analysis
  • Condition Based Maintenance
  • Equipment Health Monitoring
  • Mission Readiness

Working together we can achieve improved design, reduced risk and lowered costs

Specific SEAPORT Related Team Experience

The ITE Team work experience described here was performed in each case under Firm Fixed Price (FFP) contracts, a SEAPORT Enhanced program objective.

ITE Team has a proven record of delivery of complex tasks on time and on budget. We excel with Firm Fixed Price Contracts

Ship Production Design Tools, Data Integration Services, Technology Development and Subject Matter Expertise

Contract # & PO # Dates Program Name / Description / POC

Relevance to SEAPORT Engineering, Technical

and Programmatic Services

NAVSEA / 3eTI SBIR 07-132, Contract No. N65538-08-M-0017
January - June 2008

3eTI - ITE Team, conduct research on damage control requirements / Case Studies including FORRESTAL, COLE, ROBERTS, STARK, TRIPOLI, PRINCETON for common requirements leading to validation of characteristics of Hand Deployable DC Sensors; Research on fire survivable materials for sensor bodies, sensors temperature to video; Specs for Wireless Communications; Develop CONOPS.  NAVSEA POC: Al Peters 215-897-1253

Developed Concept of Operations and Technologies for Advanced Hand Deployable Damage Control Sensors for Shipboard use to provide DC Situational Awareness. Validated requirement for deployable wireless devices to augment or replace ship built-in wireless capabilities lost when major damage occurs such in COLE.
SDEA05 / CSC N00024-01-D-7017 SEAPORT 1 Subcontract S-9222 November 2003 to January 2004 ITE, prime, with team member, SIMSMART Inc. (SSI) supported the LHA-R Program through development of a software connector for integration of systems physics models in SIMSMARTT with models in CAD drawings being used to to support US naval ship design and construction in order to maximize reuse and interoperability POC: Jon Gribskov 202-675-6843 (CSC), Jason Reynolds 202-675-7725 (SEA05D) Developed tools and methods to allow the reuse of CAD tool ship design data and physics based design tool data structures within the context of Navy requirements for data integration with a goal of creating a ship design environment (simulation) of concurrent CAD design and physics analysis. Experience directly relevant to the expected LHA(R) and DD(X) Engineering, Technical and Programmatic Services
DD21 Alliance / BIW and NGSS PO # 7160-0061-A55

July 1999 to Nov. 2009

*This design support continues for the DDG1000 program in 2009

DD21 Alliance CAD (CATIA) to SIMSMART data integration. Analyzed CATIA - SIMSMART data structures, determined SW changes necessary for 2-way data integration. SIMSMART design tools and training provided to DD21 program teams. POC: Ernie Brune 228-935-2260 (NGSS) for PMS 500 * Phase 2 continued under the DD(X) Program and was completed in Dec. 2004, DDG-1000 Support Ongoing.

Two years experience in analyzing CAD and physics based design tool data structures within the context of Navy requirements for data integration with a goal of creating a ship design environment of concurrent CAD design and physics analysis. Experience related to the expected DD(X) Engineering, Technical and Programmatic Services
ONR and NGSS PO #: 51-19633-011

July to Sept. 2003

* This contract is continued under Phase 2 with USC through Dec 2004

NGSS - ONR Ship Smart System Design (S3D) Phase 1. Feasibility of using USC/VTB and SS modeling environments to support the engineering design of future Advanced Electric Power (AEP) ships. POC: Moni Islam 504-437-1487 (NGSS), ONR Terry Ericksen 703-696-7745 * This program continued under Phase 2 completing Dec 2004
Selected by ONR to join with NGSS (R&D), and the University of South Carolina, Virtual Test Bed, to validate the supposition that SIMMART and VTB integrated modeling could provide the engineering design environment (simulation) necessary to design future Advanced Electric Powered ships. Experience related to the expected DD(X) Engineering, Technical and Programmatic Services

 

Ship Design Verification Tools and Services

Contract # & PO # Dates Program Name / Description / POC Relevance to SEAPORT Engineering, Technical and Programmatic Services
CSC AME PO 9-8-2006 Sept. 2006

Prepare Flooding Casualty Control System software for export and conduct training for use of FCCS in design tradoff analysis to determine: intact stabiity, damage stablity, loads management, and database development. POC Rick Carlstrom

Continuing experience in the use of modeling and simulation to support verification and validation of design.
PMS400 / Ingalls FSO Contract no .: 2001-611A PO # B1-75000-011 June 2002 - November 2002 Ingalls FSO, CG47 AAWC Modernization modeling and analysis, BOA to assist FSO team in physics modeling, icon development and testing. ITE also provided FSO with SIMSMART PBD software and training. POC: Kevin Lynch 228-935-6427 (NGSS)

Broad experience in creating real time dynamic physics models for systems performance analysis of an existing ship, CG47 class, from archived CAD data for planning the AAWC modernization. Created the largest ever real-time electric plant model for a Navy ship, 12,500 objects. Experience related to the expected DDD(X) Engineering, Technical and Programmatic Services

PMS317 / Avondale   Contract No .: 99-507x1 PO # MLP00829 Sept. 1999 - July 2001 LPD17 Vital Fluid Systems Modeling and Performance Verification, 9 Vital Systems. Build System models from CAD data (Intergraph), analyze the models, assist Avondale in presenting the models to the Navy, assist in system verification prior to CAD release to production. SIMSMART modeling tools and training also provided. POC: Larry Cole 504-436-5057 (NGSS) for PMS-317

Gained experience in creating physics based design models from CAD (Intergraph) data, as well as experience in using the models to support real-time dynamic analysis & verification of vital systems: ballast tank de-ballast performance, firemain, chill water, nitrogen inerting, auxiliary seawater, fuel fill & transfer, MOGAS, air de-ballasting, ballast hydraulics. Exprience related to the expected Ship Modernization and New Construction Engineering, Technical and Programmatic Services

 

Naval Training Systems and Services

Contract # & PO #  Dates Program Name / Description / POC Relevance to SEAPORT Engineering, Technical and Programmatic Services
NSWC / 3eTI AEPTEC PO# 05-0636

Sept.

2005

3eTI / NSWC modeling for  CSC AME ICAS Interactive Onboard Training (OBT) system using Physics Modeling of the DDG-51 Class 200 ton HFC-134A AC plant and subsystem for operations, maintenance and training. POC: Steve Schaller 301-944-1302 (3eTI) & Robin Halpin 215-897-7474 (NSWC Phil), Mike Diulio NAVSEA Sponsor 202-781-3566 

Demonstrated that Physics based design, normally used for HM&E systems design was also able to model (simulate) an AC unit for use with in the ICAS program. The real-time model was also used to provide operator / maintainer training . Experience directly related to the expected developing embedded and ashore training systems directly from physics based design flowsheets created to verify the HM&E systems during ship design
NSWC / 3eTI Contract No .: 2003-702 PO # 03-0861 & 03-0863  June & July  2003 3eTI / NSWC modeling for ICAS support including modeling FFG-7 Class HPAC unit and subsystem for operations, maintenance and training. POC: Steve Schaller 301-944-1302 (3eTI) & Robin Halpin 215-897-7474 (NSWC Phil), Mike Diulio NAVSEA Sponsor 202-781-3566

Demonstrated that SIMSMART physics based design, normally used at the HM&E systems level was able to model (simulate) an HPAC unit for use with in the ICAS program. The real-time model was also used to provide operator / maintainer training . Experience directly related to the expected developing embedded and ashore training systems directly from physics based design flowsheets created to verify the HM&E systems during ship design

PMS430 / DSR Contract no .: 99-352 PO # DSR-00-SC-044
 Sept. 2000 - Jan 2002
Created a total ship HM&E physics model to provide platform training concurrent with BFTT combat systems training. Assembled HM&E physics flow sheet models from multiple programs and linked them to create a complete ship platform model of a notional combatant ship for "modeling" battle damage with cascading damage and impact on the combat systems by the loss of HM&E services such as chill water, electrical, HP air, fuel, progressive flooding, etc. Used Navy provided Smart Ship MCS Control Systems pages. POC Mike O'Neal 202-781-0773 (then PMS 430), SBIR Sub to DSR Inc. Bill Davis 202-675-6573

Demonstrated capability to create a Total Platform Training System from a notional ship model (simulation) built from the Navy's libraries of existing SIMSMART flowsheets created by SIMSMART Inc., other marine engineering companies and the Navy. Demonstrated that a very large virtual ship physics based model can be created by integrating numerous SIMSMART flowsheets and running them in real-time to support total ship Combat System / Engineering / DC training. Experience directly related to the expected developing embedded and ashore training systems directly from physics based design flowsheets created to verify the HM&E systems during ship design.

 

Rev February 23, 2009

 



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