, an international collaborative ITEA project led by Fraunhofer SCAI, has created a vendor-neutral standard for CAE data storage and transfer to enhance interoperability in virtual engineering workflows, which has already been adopted by a lot of tool providers. The VMAP Standard Community will be established to further disseminate the VMAP Standard and its development. Thanks to these outstanding outcomes, VMAP received the
ITEA Award of Excellence for Standardisation on September 15
A new Interface Standard for Integrated Virtual Material Modelling in Manufacturing
Currently, the exchange of local material information in a Computer-aided engineering (CAE) software workflow is not standardized and raises a lot of manual and case-by-case implementation efforts and costs. For a holistic design of manufacturing processes and product functionality, the knowledge of the detailed and local material behaviour is required. The project
therefore aimed to gain a common understanding and interoperable definitions for virtual material models in CAE and to establish an open and vendor-neutral ‘Material Data Exchange Interface Standard’ community which will carry on the standardisation efforts into the future. Within the VMAP project the partners worked on different TRL levels:
(honorary professor Digital Fabrication at ENTEG, Phillips Drachten) and
(professor Mechanics and Tribology of Engineering Systems at ENTEG) were partners in the VMAP project. Together with postdoctoral fellow
and in collaboration with industrial partners including Phillips, they created a virtual lab for performing mechanical tests on sheet metals' digital twins. It works in Linux, using MATLAB and DAMASK, a crystal plasticity solver within a finite-strain continuum mechanical framework, and its output files are ready to use in FEM solvers. The framework behind this research was published in
Advances in Computer Software
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