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The ASNE Design Sciences Series of workshops and conferences explore the emerging science of design methods, processes and tools for the successful design of naval engineering projects. Naval ships and systems are increasingly becoming cyber-physical systems as part of a broader trend commonly called the fourth industrial revolution (or Industry 4.0). The digital engineering of these cyber-physical systems cannot be executed without a digital thread enabled model based environment which goes well beyond the use of today’s design tools and methods such Computer-aided Design (CAD) and Product Model based digital repositories. Indeed, while these computer-based tools and databases will continue to be used in the design process to progressively develop the product description, operational plan, production plan and support plan, a new aspect of Industry 4.0 is the incorporation of a digital twin. Digital twins have many potential applications in ship design, control of shipboard systems, operations and maintenance. A digital twin consists of integrated descriptive and dynamic models of a system that can be updated in real time based on sensor updates from the physical system or operator input. Before the physical instantiation of a ship, the digital twin can be employed to evaluate total ship performance, as well as test component and systems using hardware in the loop (HIL) simulations and control hardware in the loop simulations (CHIL). Once a ship is operational, the digital twin can be used onboard for many functions including system transition planning, reconfiguration after damage, optimal control, condition based maintenance, and crew training. Ashore, the digital twin can help in functions such as maintenance planning, forensic investigations, and process improvements.
Because the application of a digital twin within the context of digital engineering across the product lifecycle of a naval ship includes more than can be adequately covered in a single workshop, this third conference focuses on digital twin basic concepts and the foundational technologies necessary to develop and use the digital twin for conceptual through detail design. Future workshops are anticipated to explore the application of digital twins in production and in-service.
Call for Papers
Technical papers (approved for public release) are requested on subjects addressing one or more of the following topics:
All technical papers must contain original previously unpublished technical material.
Abstracts should include the following:
1. Name, organization, phone number, and email of all authors;
2. Title of paper;
3. Maximum 2 page (12 pt) abstract describing the scope and major thrust of the paper.
All abstracts should be submitted via this linked form (login required).
For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Industry and other organizations are invited to submit proposals for software demonstrations and presentations on topics associated with the implementation of a digital twin within the context of digital engineering of naval ships and systems and within the scope of this conference. Presenters will be allocated 30 minutes. Live demonstration of digital twin related software is encouraged.
Abstracts should include the following:
1. Name, organization, phone number, and email of lead presenter;
2. Title of presentation/demonstration;
3. Maximum 2 page (12 pt) abstract describing the scope and major thrust of the demonstration/presentation.
Sponsorships for Design Sciences Series Workshop: Digital Engineering: Digital Twin 2019 may be purchased online. If you prefer to book with a paper application, please download the Sponsor Application and return to Erica Smedley Cox, email@example.com.
The 2019 ASNE Design Sciences Series Workshop: Digital Engineering: Digital Twin will be held at 20F St, NW Conference Center in Washington, D.C. On Capitol Hill, this venue is easily accessed by train or metro via Union Station, and has numerous hotels and dining options in close proximity. Parking is limited. Attendees are encouraged to arrive via public transportation.
Attendees: Business Casual / Navy Working Uniform or service equivalent
Presenters (Non-military): Business Attire
Presenters (Military): Khaki or service equivalent
The 2019 Design Science Series Workshop Registration Rates are as follows: