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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 June, 2020.

  1. Novel, Optimal, Physics-Based Reduced Order Models for Nonlinear Aeroelasticity

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: AF08BT03

    Research is proposed for the development and implementation of state of the art, reduced order nonlinear aeroelastic models for multidisciplinary/multi-fidelity optimization problems. Highly efficient and accurate aeroelastic simulation tools will be constructed based upon the mathematical formalism of optimal prediction theory and a novel implementation of a filtered harmonic balance solution met ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Multi-layered lightweight alloy development for improved blast and penetration resistance

    SBC: ATI, INC.            Topic: A09AT010

    This program is to develop multi-layered,light weight armor alloys systems that offer improved fragmentation and armor piercing performance as compared to any other monolithic structures. Such alloys and laminated configuration will be developed by utilizing advanced computational techniques to assist in the development of complimentary alloys that would provide an optimal combination of hardness ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Computer Generation of Multicore Software for Software-Defined Radio

    SBC: SpiralGen            Topic: N09T036

    Future software platforms starting with today’s multicores will be massively parallel, offer unprecedented performance, and will be exceedingly difficult to program. In this project, we will work towards automatic development of high-performance software for these platforms. Specifically, we will design a tool that can computer-generate the performance critical components of software-defined rad ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Nanodielectrics with Nonlinear Response for High Power Microwave Generation

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: AF08T030

    The proposed barium strontium titanate (BST) nanodielectric devices will combine some of the best features of bulk and thin-film based tunable dielectrics: low microwave losses, high tunability at high fields, the potential for low operating voltages, and less temperature dependent dielectric response. The miniaturization of devices and reduction of insertion losses requires developments of mater ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Improved Soft Magnetic Materials for High Power Density Electrical Machines

    SBC: Spang and Company            Topic: AF08T031

    CMU and Magnetics, A Division of Spang and Co. have developed a new high-saturation induction, high-temperature nanocomposite alloy for high-power inductors. This material has FeCo nanocrystals with an A2 or B2 structure embedded in an amorphous matrix. Field annealing resulted in a linear B-H response with a relative permeability of 1400, constant up to fields of 1.2 T. The material was used in ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Lightweight Structures Roadside Blast Protection

    SBC: Ablaze Development Corporation            Topic: N09T032

    The key technical objective of the Phase I effort will be the successful development of lightweight compact structures that can be applied to vehicles, either as add-on structures or as an integral part of the vehicle. This will be accomplished through analysis, simulation, practical experience, intuition and experimentation, with the aid of artificial intelligence, primarily in the form of gen ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Large Eddy Simulations of Hot Supersonic Jets for Aeroacoustics

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: N09T008

    The noise from the turbulent, hot, supersonic jets at take-offs and landings as well as high-Mach cruise at altitude dominates noise emanating from other powerplant components and has significant safety implications for launch personnel, as well as environmental impacts of noise pollution around military installation. Noise generation mechanisms of supersonic jets are quite complex and different t ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Heat Transfer Prediction in Transitional Hypersonic Flow

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: AF08BT13

    Our Phase I program will extend and validate a high-speed engineering transitional model (ETM) using new CUBRC data sets (such as HIFIRE-1) of interest to the Air Force. The ETM is responsive to tunnel noise and wall heating, and predicts the overshoot in heat transfer observed in transitional data. The model solves PDEs for transition onset as well as for an intermittency parameter that blends th ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. A Toolkit for Deployable Best Practices

    SBC: Discovery Machine, Inc.            Topic: OSD08T002

    Discovery Machine, Inc. is partnered with Pennsylvania State University to produce a best practices capture system that goes beyond the storage and dissemination of lessons learned. The proposed system will leverage warfighters’ specific knowledge as deployable knowledge assets. These knowledge assets will be executable best practices that can be embedded in job aids and training systems. Th ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Realtime Determination and Prediction of Aircraft Trajectories Using Limited Sensor Data

    SBC: DRAGONFLY PICTURES, INC.            Topic: N09T005

    Dragonfly Pictures, Inc. (DPI) and UPENN propose to develop a novel real-time trajectory prediction tool called Trajectory Tree Prediction Planner (TTPP). TTPP is based on two ideas. First, since it is impossible to robustly predict a single trajectory of an aircraft if its full state and intent is unknown, we advocate generating a set (tree) of trajectories. Each of the trajectories will be assoc ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
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