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GAUGES FOR MEASURING DISPLACEMENTS FROM MILLIMETERS TO INCHES INCLUDING FREE…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Award ID:
8993
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
8993
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Physics Applications, Inc.
7635 Wilmington Pike Dayton, OH 45458
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: GAUGES FOR MEASURING DISPLACEMENTS FROM MILLIMETERS TO INCHES INCLUDING FREE FIELD DISPLACEMENT
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,981.00
 

Abstract:

THE PURPOSE OF THE PROPOSED EFFORT IS TO MODIFY AN EXISTING PAIDEVELOPED GAUGE SO THAT A) ITS OUTPUT SIGNALS ARE EASIER TO INTERPRET IN TERMS OF DISPLACEMENT, B) THE DISPLACEMENTS INFERRED ARE ACCURATE ENOUGH TO BE USED TO CORRECT BASELINE OFFSETS (E.G., OF ACCELEROMETERS), AND C) THE RANGE OF MEASURABLE DISPLACEMENT AMPLITUDES IS EXTENDED. THE GAUGE OPERATES BY MEASURING THE DISTANCE BETWEEN ITS HOUSING AND A FREE-FALLING OBJECT - AN "INERTIAL FRAME". INCOMPLETE CALIBRATION OF OUTPUT SIGNALS OVER THE RANGE OF DEPOSITION AVAILABLE TO THE FREE-FALLING OBJECT HAS MADE THE DEDUCTION OF DISPLACEMENT DIFFICULT AND UNCERTAIN. WE INTEND TO MODIFY THE GAUGE SO THAT ITS FULL CALIBRATION BECOMES A STRAIGHTFORWARD TASK, AND IMPROVE MECHANICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM ELEMENTS TO REDUCE MEASUREMENT ERROR FROM THOSE SOURCES.

Principal Investigator:

James w workman
2138575578

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Physics Applications Inc
930 S La Brea Ave - Ste 2 Los Angeles, CA 90036

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