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Description of the Sandia Validation Metrics Project

Trucano, Timothy G.; Easterling, Robert G.; Dowding, Kevin J.; Paez, Thomas L.; Urbina, Angel U.; Romero, Vicente J.; Rutherford, Brian M.; Hills, Richard G.

This report describes the underlying principles and goals of the Sandia ASCI Verification and Validation Program Validation Metrics Project. It also gives a technical description of two case studies, one in structural dynamics and the other in thermomechanics, that serve to focus the technical work of the project in Fiscal Year 2001.