NASA Spinoff Database: Computer Technology for Industry

NASA Center: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Public Release Year: 1982
Reference Number: JPL-SO-101
Category: Computer Technology
Origin: NASA Structural Analysis Technology

Shell Oil Company used a COSMIC program, called VISCEL to insure the accuracy of the company's new computer code for analyzing polymers, and chemical compounds. Shell reported that there were no other programs available that could provide the necessary calculations. Shell produces chemicals for plastic products used in the manufacture of automobiles, housewares, appliances, film, textiles, electronic equipment and furniture.

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Page Number in Published book: 66-67

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