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CIRCULAR AIRPLANE INVESTIGATION

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
6613
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
6613
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Vatell Corp.
Po Box 66 Christiansburg, VA 24073
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: CIRCULAR AIRPLANE INVESTIGATION
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $62,496.00
 

Abstract:

LIFT AND CONTROL CHARACTERISTICS OF A CIRCULAR AIRPLANE EMPLOYING THE COANDA EFFECT WILL BE INVESTIGATED EXPERIMENTALLY AND ANALYTICALLY. A SCALE MODEL WILL BE CONSTRUCTED, INSTRUMENTED AND TESTED FOR LIFT FORCES, VELOCITY AND PRESSURE PROFILES. A FINITE DIFFERENCE METHOD OF ANALYSIS OF THE FLOW OVER THE BODY WILL BE DEVELOPED, USING A PARABOLIC MARCHING TECHNIQUE AND A MIXING LENGTH MODEL WITH EMPIRICAL CORRECTIONS. THE EXPERIMENTAL DATA WILL BE USED TO CORRECT THE ANALYTICAL MODEL. CONTROLLED SEPARATION OF THE AXISYMMETRIC COANDA JET WILL BE INVESTIGATED AS AN ATTITUDE CONTROL MEANS.

Principal Investigator:

Lawrence w langley
7033829322

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Vatell Corp
Po Box 66 Christiansburg, VA 24073

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