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IN THIS PROGRAM, THE EFFORT WILL CONCENTRACTE ON ATTAINING A COMPLETE…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
961
Program Year/Program:
1984 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
961
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Babcock Electro-mechanical
3535 Harbor Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1984
Title: IN THIS PROGRAM, THE EFFORT WILL CONCENTRACTE ON ATTAINING A COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING OF THE PHYSICS INVOLVED IN INFERRING THE SHAPE OF THE FORWARD SURFACE OF A CARBON/CARBON NOSETIP FORM THE ECHO WAVESHAPE GENERATED BY A NULTRASONIC TRANSMITTER/RECEIVER
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $74,500.00
 

Abstract:

IN THIS PROGRAM, THE EFFORT WILL CONCENTRACTE ON ATTAINING A COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING OF THE PHYSICS INVOLVED IN INFERRING THE SHAPE OF THE FORWARD SURFACE OF A CARBON/CARBON NOSETIP FORM THE ECHO WAVESHAPE GENERATED BY A NULTRASONIC TRANSMITTER/RECEIVER MOUNTED ON THE BACK FACE. THE HIGHEST PRIORITY WILL BE FOCUSSED ON THE ABILITY TO IMPROVE THE INTERPRETATION OF PREVIOUS AND FUTURE FLIGHT DATA USING CURRENT UADS, WHILE A SECONDARY GOAL WILL BE THE ABILITY TO OPTIMIZE THE TRASMITTED/RECEIVER DESIGN FOR INCREASED RESOLUTION OF NOSETIP SHAPE. THE FIRST PHASE STUDIES THE PRINCIPLES BY WHICH (1) ACOUSTIC WAVES ARE GENERATED AT THE BACK SURFACE BY PRACTICAL ULTRASONIC TRANSMITTERS WHICH CAN GENERATE STRESS WAVES WHICH ARE SUFFICIENTLY INTENSE TO BE DETECTABLE OVER THE ACOUSTIC NOISE IN THE NOSETIP, (2) ACOUSTIC WAVES ARE PROPAGATED AND REFECTED WITHIN THE COLD NOSETIP, AND (3) THE WAVES ARE AFFECTED BY THE HIGH TEMPERATURE PRESENT NEAR THE SURFACE OF THE NOSETIP. THIS PHASE I STUDY WILL BE PRIMARILY THEORETICAL, BASED ON EXISTING MATHEMATICAL MODELS, BUT WILL BE SUPPORTED BY SELECETED LABORATORY TESTS TO PROVIDE ROUGH CORROBORATION OF THE THEORY. BASED ON THE GENERAL UNDERSTANDING OF ECHO BEHAVIOR IN CARBON/ CARBON NOSETIPS, THE EXISTING UADS NOISE SENSORS,AND A PROPOSED IMPROVED TRANSMITTERS/RECEIVER WILL BE CHARACTERIZED IN THEIR ABILITY TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN NOSETIP SHAPES. THIS CHARACTERIZATION WILL THEN BE APPLIED TO THE EXISTING FLIGHT AND GROUND TEST DATA TO ASSESS THE PROBABILITY OF OBTAINING IMPROVED RESULTS FROMTHE PHASE II EXPERIMENTS.

Principal Investigator:

Richard d. mcgunigle
7145401234

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Babcock Electro-mechanical
3535 Harbor Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA 92626

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No