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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Meshfree-Based Fracture Evaluation and Design Tool for Welded Aluminum Ship Structures

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: N10AT041

    The aluminum alloys have low density, relatively high strength, and high strength-to-weight ratio, which brings some major advantages in marine structure design, fabrication, and operations. However, marine ships are subjected to a complex and severe loading, and the typical failure mode of aluminum under extreme dynamics loading such as wave slamming and high velocity impact is ductile fracture. ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Deterministic and Statistical Characterization of the Impact of Control Surface Freeplay on Flutter and Limit-Cycle Oscillation (LCO) using Efficient

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: N10AT003

    Research is proposed for the development and implementation of state of the art computational and experimental tools for the investigation of the impact of control surface freeplay on the flutter and limit cycle oscillation characteristics of two-dimensional and three-dimensional wings in subsonic and transonic flow. Highly efficient and accurate aeroelastic simulation tools will be constructed ba ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Multiscale Modeling and Analysis of Foreign Object Damage in Ceramic Matrix Composites with the Material Point Method

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: N10AT010

    This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project is aiming at developing and implementing a multiscale composite model to predict the ceramic matrix composite (CMC) response to the impact loading by foreign objects. In particular, the physics-based model will be applied to describe the multiscale foreign object damage (FOD) phenomena of CMCs due to the complex nature of impact dynamics coup ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. STOCHASTIC MUTISCALE/MULTISTAGE MODELING OF ENGINE DISKS

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: N10AT028

    Turbine disks are amongst the most critical components in aero- and naval-vessel engines. They operate in a high pressure and temperature environment requiring demanding properties. Nickel-based supperalloys which have high creep and oxidation resistance at high temperatures are widely used as the material of turbine disks. The elevated-temperature strength of this supperalloy and its resistance t ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Development of Magnetostrictive Energy Harvesting of Mechanical Vibration Energy

    SBC: Applied Physical Sciences Corp.            Topic: N10AT020

    Applied Physical Sciences and the University of Maryland propose to develop a magnetostrictive transducer that harvests electrical energy from shipboard machinery while simultaneously suppressing vibration to improve the ship’s stealth characteristics and thereby improving the performance of hull mounted sonar systems. Analysis performed during the Base Effort will provide an initial design spec ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. External Pipe Sound Pressure Level Sensor

    SBC: Applied Physical Sciences Corp.            Topic: N10AT016

    Applied Physical Sciences (APS) and the Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory (ARL/PSU) will collaborate in the development of a novel sensor system to measure the low frequency acoustic pressures within a fluid-filled pipe. The proposed concept improves upon the Navy’s current Array Based Acoustic Measurement (ABAM) system for laboratory characterization of full-scale piping ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Development of Surface Reaction Mechanism for C-SiC-SiO2-Rubber Composite Oxidation in Extreme Oxidizing Condition

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: N10AT005

    The purpose of this STTR is to develop comprehensive detailed kinetics for oxidation of C-SiC-SiO2-rubber in extreme oxidizing environment. This material is used as a coating on the outer surface of Navy weapon systems. In order to predict the fate of this material under extreme conditions and mitigate the degradation of the coating, a comprehensive oxidation mechanism is required. In Phase I, CFD ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Graded-Composition Refractory Coatings for Protection of Cu-Rails for Electromagnetic Launchers

    SBC: Engineered Coatings, Inc.            Topic: N10AT025

    The Navy is developing an electromagnetic (EM) launcher for long-range naval surface-fire-support. Severe operating conditions of the EM system place stringent requirements for materials, including high current and magnetic fields, high temperatures, contact with liquid metals, high stress/gouging from balloting contacts and high-speed-sliding electrical-contact with an Al armature. Engineered Coa ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Fracture Evaluation and Design Tool for Welded Aluminum Ship Structures Subjected to Impulsive Dynamic Loading

    SBC: Global Engineering and Materials, Inc.            Topic: N10AT041

    A software tool for fracture evaluation and load deflection prediction of welded aluminum ship structures subjected to impulsive loading will be developed by enhancing and integrating an existing extended finite element method (XFEM) for dynamic fracture of thin shells in Abaqus. The software package will be able to model arbitrary crack paths as dictated by the physics of the scenario, completely ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Miniature Electronic DFI for 5-20 Hp HFE

    SBC: JM HARWOOD, LLC            Topic: N10AT033

    JM Harwood, LLC, and UAH Propulsion Research Center propose the development of an electronic miniature Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) system for 5-20 hp heavy fuel engines. This highly integrated Very Small Injection Technology (V-SInTech) DFI system will be capable of (a) multiple injections per cycle, (b) variable injection timing, (c) variable spray penetration depth, (d) real-time closed loop mod ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
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