Appendix C
Acronyms


AIM

Accelerated Insertion of Materials

AIM-C

Accelerated Insertion of Materials– Composites


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DKB

design knowledge base

DoD

Department of Defense


IPT

integrated product team


MDO

multidisciplinary design optimization

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology


OEM

original equipment manufacturer


PARC

Palo Alto Research Center


RD

Robust Design Computational System

RDTE

research, development, testing, and evaluation

TRL

technology readiness level

R&D

research and development



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