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Company Information:

Company Name: Karagozian and Case, Inc.
City: Glendale
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.kcse.com
Phone: (818) 240-1919

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,579,624.00 15
SBIR Phase II $7,328,222.00 10

Award List:

Water Crash Dynamics and Structural Concepts for Naval Helicopters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John E. Crawford
Award Amount: $82,675.00
Abstract:
The objective of this study is to provide state-of-the-art crashworthiness engineering to better protect the occupants of Naval helicopters which crash into the sea. To date, crash dynamic analysis and crash design criteria have been based mainly on rigid ground impacts and are therefore not of… More

Lightweight, Portable, Blast-Resistant Barriers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: John E. Crawford
Award Amount: $99,251.00
Abstract:
This study is to establish the feasibility of developing a lightweight portable, blast-resistant barrier that can be rapidly deployed to protect government and commercial facilities from terrorist bombs. This is to be accomplished by developing barrier concepts and determining their efficacy… More

Munitions Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Bogosian, Principal
Award Amount: $99,934.00
Abstract:
A nine-month, $99,934 effort is proposed to demonstrate the feasibility of developing new fast-running models to predict the response of masonry walls to conventional air-dropped and surface-fired munitions. The walls include concrete masonry unit (hollowor grouted) and brick. The munitions include… More

Munitions Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Bogosian
Award Amount: $789,634.00
Abstract:
A 24-month, $749,669 effort is proposed for development of fast running models that predict response and damage for three classes of common structural components: concrete masonry unit walls, reinforced concrete columns, and reinforced concrete beams. These models will consist of mathematical… More

Development of HFPB Structural Response Models for Steel Column/Girder Construction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Crawford, President
Award Amount: $99,924.00
Abstract:
Karagozian & Case and ACTA, Inc., are pleased to propose a nine-month Phase I SBIR project to demonstrate the feasibility of capturing the fidelity of high-fidelity physics based (HFPB) models in a fast-running format suitable for predicting the response of steel column/girder construction in steel… More

Structural Response Models for Masonry and Stud Walls

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Bogosian, Principal
Award Amount: $99,918.00
Abstract:
An eight month, $99,918 Phase I SBIR effort is proposed for demonstrating the feasibility of generating fast-running models to predict the response of masonry walls to cased munitions effects. The models will be based on the results of high-fidelity physics based models. Project scope includes walls… More

Development of HFPB Structural Response Models for Steel Column/Girder Construction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John E. Crawford, President
Award Amount: $749,986.00
Abstract:
Engineering-level tools for weapon/target interaction analysis, such as MEVA (Modular Effectiveness/Vulnerability Assessment) were developed in response to a need for a fast-running computer codes that could accurately model the penetration of a structure, and damage to the structure and its… More

Structural Response Models for Masonry and Stud Walls

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John E. Crawford, President
Award Amount: $749,993.00
Abstract:
Engineering-level tools for weapon/target interaction analysis are used to design new weapons by evaluating their potential effectiveness against various types of military targets. Tools such as MEVA (Modular Effectiveness/Vulnerability Assessment) have been developed in response to a need for a… More

Next Generation Blast Protection Technologies and Combined Blast and CBRN Protection Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth B. Morrill, Vice President
Award Amount: $99,955.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the need for engineering simulation models, validated through innovative test methods for verification and evaluation of structural integrity following an attack with multiple hazards. The project goals, whose feasibility is to be established under Phase I and accomplished… More

Next Generation Blast Protection Technologies and Combined Blast and CBRN Protection Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: John E. Crawford, President
Award Amount: $749,886.00
Abstract:
A variety of approaches ranging from first principles computations to simplified methods have been proposed for design and evaluation of structural framing systems pertaining to their resistance to progressive collapse, especially as a consequence of terrorist attacks. Both threat-related and… More

Tension/Extension Test Device for Ultra High Stren

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ken Morrill, Senior Vice-President
Award Amount: $69,916.00
Abstract:
There is an expressed need within the U.S. Government to develop and enhance analytic modeling capabilities with respect to predicting the response of reinforced concrete (RC) structures subjected to dynamic loadings events, especially those generated by weapon effects. Performing laboratory… More

Tension/Extension Test Device for Ultra High Strength Concretes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ken Morrill, Senior Vice President
Award Amount: $289,897.00
Abstract:
The overall goal for this project is to develop a test system and innovative instrumentation schemes that, when combined with state-of-the-art servo-controlled electro-hydraulic test frames, will facilitate measuring the mechanical behaviors of UHPC in direct tension/extension, including its… More

Predicting Ultra High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) Residual Strength after Multiple Penetrations and Blasts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: John E. Crawford, President
Award Amount: $99,802.00
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: Find a reliable and inexpensive way to define UHPC component damage due to multiple loading events of penetration and blast. Develop appropriate engineering aids/software defining structural capacity due to incremental abnormal loadings events (e.g., multiple air strikes) taking into… More

Stochastic Consideration of Cased Munitions for Casing Breakup and Airblast

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Hyung-Jin Choi, Vice President – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $99,105.00
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: To develop an analytic method to predict fragment characterization and the resulting airblast propagation from the detonation of a cased explosive. Current procedures are heuristic, based on empirical analysis of test data and simplified analytic expressions. While these work… More

Cumulative Structural Damage from Multiple Weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John E. Crawford, President – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $99,950.00
Abstract:
The overall goal for this project is to develop and demonstrate the feasibility of a methodology to generate physics-based fast running analysis models to predict the cumulative damage imparted to a structural system by multiple weapon strikes. In the second phase of the project, our goals are to… More

Predicting Structural Debris and Secondary Air-Blast

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ken Morrill, Vice President – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $99,853.00
Abstract:
The disintegration of overloaded walls and slabs generates two important secondary effects that can be lethal to personnel, equipment, and structural components located in adjoining rooms; the first is secondary debris from fragmentation of the wall/slab component and the second is secondary air… More

Predicting Ultra High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) Residual Strength after Multiple Penetrations and Blasts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Hyung-Jin Choi, Director, Applied Science – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $749,905.00
Abstract:
The primary objective for the proposed effort is to develop innovative fast-running models (FRMs) that are based on data generated by High-Fidelity Physics-Based (HFPB) models; these FRMs are to predict the damage, responses, and subsequent residual strength of walls and slabs composed of UHPC or… More

Mobile Target Secondary Debris (MTSD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kenneth B. Morrill, Senior Vice President – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $149,699.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Karagozian & Case (K & C) is pleased to submit this proposal for a nine-month Phase I project to demonstrate the feasibility of developing innovative experimental and modeling methodologies to quantify and assess the effects from secondary debris generated by mobile targets or… More

Weapon Burial Secondary Debris (WBSD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kenneth B. Morrill, Senior Vice President – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $149,699.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Karagozian & Case (K & C), along with Analysis Planning and Testing Research Inc. (APT), are pleased to submit this proposal for a nine-month Phase I project to demonstrate the feasibility of developing innovative experimental and modeling methodologies to quantify and assess the… More

Transparent Armored Windows for Ships

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: John Crawford, President – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $79,956.00
Abstract:
There is an expressed need in the US Government, namely Navy Topic N121-066, to develop a next generation, Transparent Armored Window (TAW) using advanced materials and/or innovative manufacturing process improvements for use onboard naval ships. As stated in this topic, the materials and production… More

Cumulative Structural Damage from Multiple Weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kenneth B. Morrill, Senior Vice President – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $749,940.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This proposed Phase II research is based on the results developed by K & C in an earlier Phase I SBIR study where we established the feasibility of (1) analytically modeling the behaviors of walls to multiple hits and (2) developing a High Fidelity Physics Based (HFPB) fast-running… More

Predicting Structural Debris and Secondary Air-Blast

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kenneth B. Morrill, Senior Vice President – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $749,475.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This proposal is for a 24-month Phase II project to develop innovative High-Fidelity Physics-Based (HFPB) Fast-Running Models (FRMs) that simulate the interaction of weapons with structural components of buildings and predict their secondary debris and air blast into adjoining spaces. As… More

Stochastic Consideration of Cased Munitions for Casing Breakup and Airblast

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Hyung-Jin Choi, Vice President – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $999,561.00
Abstract:
The objective for the proposed effort is to develop a robust, effective, and deterministic/stochastic means to characterize blast effects from cased explosives pertaining to computing responses of structural components. This also includes creation of appropriate engineering aids/software/algorithms… More

Mobile Target Secondary Debris (MTSD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Kenneth B. Morrill, Principal Investigator – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $749,945.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of the project is to develop models for secondary debris generated by mobile targets. This includes the vehicle component breakup due to expanding high explosives and primary fragments as well as the associated airblast that propagates into the environment propelling… More

Electromagnetic Radiation Effects on Weapons and Energetic Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Joseph Magallanes, Principal Engineer/Investigator – (818) 240-1919
Award Amount: $149,987.00
Abstract:
Karagozian & Case (K & C) is pleased to submit this proposal to conduct a nine-month Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) feasibility study aimed at developing electrical and physiochemical models for electromagnetic radiation (EMR) effects on energetic materials (EMs). There is… More