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Simulation-Based Engineering for Industrial Competitive Advantage
May/June 2010 (vol. 12 no. 3)
pp. 14-21
Loren K. Miller, DataMetric Innovations

Through their simulation-based engineering (SBE) design partnership, Goodyear achieved a substantial competitive advantage in new product development and Sandia National Laboratories was able to solve previously intractable nuclear weapons design problems. However, while other governments invest heavily in SBE for global competitiveness, the US has eliminated technical-transfer funding that was critical to establishing the Goodyear-Sandia partnership.

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Index Terms:
Simulation-based engineering design, industrial competitive advantage, time-to-market, technology transfer, US Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratories, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, simulation-based product development, prototype-based product development, Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, CRADA, systems engineering.
Citation:
Loren K. Miller, "Simulation-Based Engineering for Industrial Competitive Advantage," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 14-21, May-June 2010, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.71
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