Aeroelastic/Aeroservoelastic Uncertainty and Reliability of Advanced Aerospace Vehicles in Flight and Ground Operations

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$100,000.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
NNX10CF56P
Award Id:
95634
Agency Tracking Number:
090039
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
T2
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
4030 Lake Washington Blvd NE #205, Kirkland, WA, 98033
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
883221723
Principal Investigator:
AndreyStyuart
Principal Investigator
() -
astyuart@stirling-dynamics.us.com
Business Contact:
DennisMessenger
Business Official
(425) 827-7476
Research Institute:
The University of Washington

1100 NE 45th Street, Suite 300
Seattle, WA, 98105
(206) 685-0338

Abstract
ASSURE - Aeroelastic / Aeroservoelastic (AE/ASE) Uncertainty and Reliability Engineering capability - is a set of probabilistic computer programs for isolating uncertainties in simulation, manufacturing, test, measurement, and test to analysis correlation affecting the AE/ASE characteristics of advanced flight vehicles in flight and on the ground, and for studying the effects of such uncertainties. ASSURE will provide a quantitative assessment of the statistics of AE/ASE stability and dynamic response of aircraft at given flight conditions, throughout the flight envelope, on the runway, and throughout the aircraft fleet and its missions. It is designed to have significant flexibility in the types of problems analyzed, the solution methods used, and how problems are defined. ASSURE will be unique in the scope of problems tackled, systems complexity involved, and the inclusion of all elements affecting the ASE behavior of flight vehicles; including detailed models of structures, aerodynamics, sensors, actuators, control systems, landing gear, and flight operations and maintenance procedures. Uncertainties of the undamaged and damaged / repaired systems (structural, actuator, sensor, control computer, and landing gear, including possible aerodynamic consequences of damage) will be covered, with applications to test planning and analysis, design, certification, and fleet operation and maintenance.

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