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Aeroelastic/Aeroservoelastic Uncertainty and Reliability of Advanced Aerospace…

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Program Year/Program:
2011 / STTR
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Small Business Information
Stirling Dynamics Incorporated
4030 Lake Washington Blvd NE Suite 205 Kirkland, WA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Aeroelastic/Aeroservoelastic Uncertainty and Reliability of Advanced Aerospace Vehicles in Flight and Ground Operations
Agency: NASA
Contract: NNX11CC55C
Award Amount: $599,999.00


ASSURE - Aeroelastic / Aeroservoelastic (AE/ASE) Uncertainty and Reliability Engineering capability - is a set of probabilistic computer programs for isolating uncertainties in simulation, manufacturing, test, measurement, and test to analysis correlation affecting the AE/ASE characteristics of advanced flight vehicles in flight and on the ground, and for studying the effects of such uncertainties. ASSURE will provide a quantitative assessment of the statistics of AE/ASE stability and dynamic response of aircraft at given flight conditions, throughout the flight envelope, on the runway, and throughout the aircraft fleet and its missions. It is designed to have significant flexibility in the types of problems analyzed, the solution methods used, and how problems are defined. ASSURE will be unique in the scope of problems tackled, systems complexity involved, and the inclusion of all elements affecting the ASE behavior of flight vehicles; including detailed models of structures, aerodynamics, sensors, actuators, control systems, landing gear, and flight operations and maintenance procedures. Uncertainties of the undamaged and damaged / repaired systems (structural, actuator, sensor, control computer, and landing gear, including possible aerodynamic consequences of damage) will be covered, with applications to test planning and analysis, design, certification, and fleet operation and maintenance.

Principal Investigator:

Marat Mor
Principal Investigator

Business Contact:

Dennis Messenger
Business Official
Small Business Information at Submission:

Stirling Dynamics, Inc.
4030 Lake Washington Boulevard North East, #205 Kirkland, WA 98033-7870

EIN/Tax ID: 330641939
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Research Institution Information:
The University of Washington
1100 NE 45th St, Ste 300
Seattle, WA 98105-4696
Contact: Lynne Chronister