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Simulated Transient Evolutionary Plume Signature (STEPS)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Award ID:
78495
Program Year/Program:
2006 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
053-0726
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
AERO OPTICS, INC.
655 Deep Valley Drive Suite 335 Rolling Hills Estate, CA 90274
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2006
Title: Simulated Transient Evolutionary Plume Signature (STEPS)
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: W9113M-06-C-0052
Award Amount: $99,996.00
 

Abstract:

Nonsteady plume signatures can result from transient engine operating conditions (e.g., start-up, shut-down) or evolutionary vehicle flight conditions (acceleration, ascent). Current standard codes assume constant engine/flight conditions as for a steady engine burn in a ground static test. An advanced simulation capability is proposed to provide time-continuous multi-scale nonsteady plume signatures for transient/evolutionary engine/flight conditions throughout and beyond the boost phase. The simulation incorporates rigorous first-principles physical models and efficient stable numerical methods adopted from an existing steady-state simulation tool. The proposed innovative extension to nonsteady conditions is designed to provide reliable robust fully-automated on-line computations to support real-time dynamic engagement simulations.

Principal Investigator:

G. N. Freeman
Principal Investigator
3105411933
gnf@aero-optics.com

Business Contact:

G. N. Freeman
President
3105411933
gnf@aero-optics.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

AERO OPTICS, INC.
655 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 335 Rolling Hills Estate, CA 90274

EIN/Tax ID: 930947556
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No