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Life Cycle Engineering Group

Develops, advances, and deploys measurement science to engineer the life cycle performance of products and processes, with particular emphasis on their sustainability. Carries out mission-related measurement science research and services to advance life cycle engineering for green manufacturing and construction applications; conduct life cycle engineering assessments for energy efficiency and environmental performance; and develop sustainability

Projects and Programs

Publications

Uncertainties for Machine Tool Modeling

Author(s)
Guodong Shao, William Stann
Machine tool models play an important role to support decision-making for machine tool procurement, process planning, and production scheduling in manufacturing

Software

STEP to X3D Translator

The NIST STEP to X3D Translator (STP2X3D) is an open-source software that translates a STEP (ISO 10303) Part 21 file (.stp or .step) to an X3D (ISO/IEC 19776)

Unit Manufacturing Process (UMP) Builder

The Unit Manufacturing Process (UMP) Builder allows researchers to record their UMP models according to the ASTM E3012-16 standard . One of the main drivers

Awards