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LIGHT WEIGHT TURBINE BLADE ATTACHMENT

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
9591
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
9591
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Cvd
7209 Deer Hollow West Chester, OH 45069
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: LIGHT WEIGHT TURBINE BLADE ATTACHMENT
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $48,532.00
 

Abstract:

PROBLEMS - INCREASE THRUST-TO-WEIGHT REQUIREMENT IS ONE OF THE MAIN CONCERNS OF THE DOD (DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE) AND THE AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY. THE THRUST-TO-WEIGHT RATIO COULD BE IMPROVED BY REDUCING THE WEIGHT OF THE ENGINE. ONE AREA IN THE ENGINE COULD BE REDUCED IS IN THE TURBINE BLADE/DISK ATTACHMENT. THE CURRENT DESIGN USED THE HIGH STRESS DOVETAIL OR FIR TREE ATTACHMENT. OBJECTIVES - THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PHASE I IS TO DEVELOP A FEASIBLE BLADE/DISK ATTACHMENT CONCEPT THAT WILL REDUCE THE BLADE/DISK ATTACHMENT WEIGHT AND STILL ALLOW THE EASE OF REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF BLADES. APPROACH - THE PHASE I WORK WILL BE CARRIED OUT IN THREE MAIN STEPS. STEP 1 IS TO DEVELOP SEVERAL CONCEPTUAL DESIGNS AND A BEST FEASIBLE CONCEPT WILL BE CHOSEN. STEP 2 IS TO CREATE FEM (FINITE ELEMENT MODEL) AND PERFORM FEA (FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS) AND STEP 3 IS TO REFINE AND OPTIMIZE THE DESIGN.

Principal Investigator:

Can Dang
5137791922

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Cvd
7209 Deer Hollow West Chester, OH 45069

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