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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. Cognitive Residential Heat Pumps Fault Detection and Diagnostic Datalogger

    SBC: MANAGEMENT SCIENCES INC            Topic: 9010173R

    During Phase I, Management Sciences, Inc. (MSI) proved feasibility of adapting their current technology into a product capable of improving performance resulting in increased efficiency and extended life cycles of heat pumps. The resultant product is a tool named the Heat Pump Sentient (HP-Sentient). The HP-Sentient will improve performance and reduce maintenance costs through aggressive goal-seek ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Identification and Resolution of Events

    SBC: INTUIDEX INC.            Topic: AF083055

    ABSTRACT:The Air Force has a need to maintain strong intelligence capability in semi-permissive and anti-access area denial (A2/AD) scenarios where full-motion video (FMV)-based surveillance assets are rare or unavailable. In such environments, priority is given to leveraging any and all other sources of intelligence available, which may include ?open sources? of data available on the public Web, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Thermal Control for Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Satellites

    SBC: LOADPATH, LLC            Topic: AF103107

    ABSTRACT:This effort will provide both a rapid, satellite thermal modeling tool and deployable radiator system specific to Responsive Space needs. The thermal analysis tool will allow users to make rapid decisions and apply appropriate hardware from a specific RS thermal toolbox. The deployable radiators, being a key component of this toolbox, will provide near isothermal radiator surfaces and a h ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Continuous Indoor Vapor Intrusion Monitoring System for Volatile Organic Compounds

    SBC: Kestrel Corporation            Topic: AF103226

    ABSTRACT:A new differential spectroscopic technique is proposed to detect VOCs for environmentalmonitoring and remdiation at Edwards AFB. This new technique has demonstrated promisewith similar materials and can be deployed in a modestly sized unit to providecontinuous monitoring.BENEFIT:This technology is applicable to various types of monitoring application and is anorthogonal signature that com ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Efficient Computational Tool for RF-Induced Bio-Thermal Response

    SBC: Stellar Science Ltd. Co.            Topic: AF121032

    ABSTRACT:Radio-frequency (RF) transmitting devices are found nearly everywhere today, ranging from lower-power cell phones to radar equipment to high-energy weapons systems. Accidental exposure of humans to the RF radiation emanating from these devices can cause harmful thermal effects including tissue damage or death. Modeling these thermal effects across a whole population of humans is difficult ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Vortical-Flow Direct Contact Air Washer for Corrosion Prevention

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF131203

    ABSTRACT: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT) proposes to develop a Liquid Desiccant (LD) based Air Washer (AW) by utilizing Vortical-flow, Direct-contact Mass Exchanger (VDMX) technology recently developed by ACT. This system is based on principles similar to conventional Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning systems (LDAC), such as falling film or porous wheel, but with the added capability ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Manufacturing Process Maturation for Propulsion Technology: Structural Insulators

    SBC: MATERIALS RESEARCH & DESIGN INC            Topic: MDA08018

    ABSTRACT:The Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) represents the nations largest aerospace ground test facilities and includes several wind tunnels that are unlike any other in the world.AEDC routinely provides aerodynamic and aerothermodynamic ground testing to evaluate aerodynamic and propulsion system performance under hypersonic conditions.Its facilities are used to test the flight an ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Computer-aided Design (CAD) Tool for Modeling of High-Power Electromagnetic Interference (HPEMI) Effects on Conductive Paths

    SBC: Stellar Science Ltd. Co.            Topic: AF131010

    ABSTRACT: Data integrity is essential for accurate and deterministic decision making in diverse military and commercial digital systems, and the most common cause of electronic data corruption for many of these systems is electromagnetic interference (EMI). Unexpected and unmitigated EMI, especially from high power systems (HPEMI), can cause deleterious effects ranging from subtly incorrect calcu ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Bearing Analytical Software Development and Validation

    SBC: Wedeven Associates, Inc.            Topic: AF131163

    ABSTRACT: This proposal describes an analytical approach to model rolling element bearings for gas turbines and similar drive systems. Detailed approaches for modeling bearing material fatigue life, bearing heat generation, and tribology are presented. The resulting analytical bearing code will enable gas turbine engineers and designers to better assess engine lubrication system thermal loads a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Flexible and Enhanced Active Thermal Strap (FEATS) for Satellite Thermal Management

    SBC: LOADPATH, LLC            Topic: AF131074

    ABSTRACT:Electronic devices have permeated almost every aspect of modern society. Because of our ever-increasing dependence on the services they provide, we expect future electronic products to have improved reliability and increased performance. Microelectronic devices, an essential component of modern electronic systems, are subject to heat generation as a direct result of electric to thermal co ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
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