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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 April, 2020.

  1. 3D Measurement for Aircraft Maintenance and Part Remanufacture

    SBC: Photon-x, Inc.            Topic: AF05267

    Those responsible for maintaining the operational status of the aircraft of the United States Air Force face many increasingly difficult challenges in completing their mission. With an ever aging, and yet, ever more valuable inventory of older aircraft, the maintenance depots assigned their upkeep and readiness continually work to maximize flight time and minimize costs. As a result, many are lo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. 3D Radar Imaging

    SBC: DECIBEL RESEARCH, INC            Topic: MDA04155

    This effort proposes the use of three-dimensional radar imaging to potentially enhance Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) performance. The concept extends conventional two-dimensional range-Doppler imaging by exploiting the relative motion of a radar target in an additional plane with respect to the radar line of sight, allowing resolution of scattering features in two cross-range planes. Thr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. A Comprehensive Modeling Tool for Cold Hearth Melting Processes

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF05130

    CFDRC proposes to develop a comprehensive, high fidelity commercial quality simulation tool for modeling the Cold Hearth Melting (CHM) processing of Titanium alloys. The code will accurately predict the transient temperature distribution, flow patterns, skull shape, species evaporation, and particle fates in the hearth region for a given set of dynamic operating conditions. The foundation for this ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. A Computational Framework for Multiscale Simulations of Weakly Ionized Plasmas

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF07T022

    The goal of the proposed research is to develop a unified computational framework integrating adequate physical models for simulating complex non-equilibrium plasmas. Plasma dynamics is characterized by disparate spatial and temporal scales each described by appropriate physical models. The project aims to classify possible scenarios and develop general recipes for clustering phase space to dynami ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. A Coupled Transport and Fate Model for Health and Environmental Effects

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF05316

    A coupled transport, fate and human effects model is proposed that may be used to better understand and minimize the occupational exposure encountered during the maintenance of aircraft and other associated weapons systems while improving their operational efficiency. In Phase I a Computational Fluid Dynamics-based, micro-scale transport and dispersion model will be integrated with lung deposition ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. A New Method for Automation and Optimization of the Curve Fit Kinetics Generating Process

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF05194

    Hydrocarbon combustion chemical kinetics are extremely complex, with detailed reaction mechanisms typically consist of thousands of reaction steps and hundreds of species. However, most reacting flow CFD simulations can only afford reduced global mechanisms with standard Arrhenius rates. Unfortunately, global mechanisms are typically only valid over limited operating ranges and cannot account fo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Accurate and Efficient Computation of Electromagnetic Fields and Waves over Unbounded Regions in 3D

    SBC: COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCES LLC            Topic: AF081001

    The proposed project will rectify the current bottleneck in the simulation of 3D magnetic fields around high-current pulsed power devices. In the existing software, fields in the air are approximated by an artificial magnetic diffusion equation, which is both computationally expensive and nonphysical. The proposed solution avoids any nonphysical quantities and relies on exact conditions for the qu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Accurate Insensitive Munitions Modeling Tool Coupling Detailed Chemical Kinetics and Physical Models

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: MDA06041

    Understanding the response of solid rocket motors under cookoff and projectile impact scenarios is important to the safety of the military’s weapon arsenal. In this SBIR, CFDRC, teamed with Merrill Beckstead of Brigham Young University (BYU), propose to develop an improved modeling tool for simulating the response of solid rocket motors containing AP/HTPB/AL propellant to external heat and impa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Accurate Insensitive Munitions Modeling Tool Coupling Detailed Chemical Kinetics and Physical Models

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: MDA06041

    Understanding the response of solid rocket motors under cook-off conditions is important to the safety of the military’s weapon arsenal. In this SBIR, CFDRC, teamed with Merrill Beckstead of Brigham Young University (BYU) and ATK Launch Systems, proposes to develop a software toolkit for simulating the response of solid rocket motors (SRM) to fast cook-off events. The complete software package w ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Active Resource Manager (ARM)

    SBC: Sentar, Inc.            Topic: OSD05NC5

    The Active Resource Manager (ARM) will perform dynamic decision-making for self-managing networks. To accomplish this, ARM will access information from a wide range of network resources and cyber-defense sensors, and it will use this information to generate and maintain a situation awareness model. The situation model will consist of a structured, dynamic representation of significant situation p ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force

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