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SMALL RUGGED SELF-CONTAINED FATIGUE RECORDER FOR LOCALIZED STRUCTURAL SURVEYS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
2020
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2020
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Esprit Technology Inc.
144-a Mayhew Wy Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: SMALL RUGGED SELF-CONTAINED FATIGUE RECORDER FOR LOCALIZED STRUCTURAL SURVEYS
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $485,000.00
 

Abstract:

BECAUSE OF EXTENDED USE OF OLDER AIRFRAMES, INCREASED MISSION REQUIREMENTS SUCH AS MORE SEVERE CATAPULTS AND ARRESTMENTS, AND ADOPTION OF MORE BRITTLE ALLOYS, MONITORING OF FATIGUE DAMAGE ACCUMULATION AT PARTICULAR LOCATIONS ON MILITARY AIRCRAFT HAS BECOME IMPORTANT. WHILE NO SMALL, SELF-CONTINED DATA RECORDERS FOR USE IN MILITARY ENVIRONMENTS ARE PRESENTLY AVAILABLE, ADVANCES IN LOW-POWER CMOS CIRCUITRY, BATTERY TECHNOLOGY, AND HIGH-DENSITY PACKAGING INDICATE THAT MECHANIZATION OF SUCH A UNIT IS ACHIEVABLE. THE PHASE I FEASIBILITY STUDY WILL INVESTIGATE MEANS FOR INTEGRATING THE LATEST MICROPROCESSOR AND DIGITAL MEMORY TECHNOLOGY WITH OPTIONAL ALGORITHMS, AND VARIOUS SENSORS (ACCELERATION, STRAIN, PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE). THE PROJECT WILL CULMINATE IN A CONCEPTUAL HARDWARE DESIGN LAYOUT AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS OF A RECORDING INSTRUMENT HAVING TARGET SPECIFICATIONS OF: 8 CUBIC INCHES VOLUME, 30 DAYS SELF-POWER, USE WITH INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL TRANSDUCERS, MULTI-CHANNEL OPERATION, 50HZ BANDWIDTH, AND USER CONTROL OF RANGE, DATA EXCLUSIONS, BANDWIDTH AND STORAGE FORMAT.

Principal Investigator:

Philip D Flanner
4159470400

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Esprit Technology Inc.
144-a Mayhew Wy Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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