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Analytical Tool for Design and Repair of Engine Hardware for Robust High Cycle Fatigue Performance

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-16-C-0515
Agency Tracking Number: N162-085-0188
Amount: $79,817.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N162-085
Solicitation Number: 2016.2
Solicitation Year: 2016
Award Year: 2016
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2016-09-30
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2017-03-30
Small Business Information
6145 Scherers Place, Dublin, OH, 43016
DUNS: 834959363
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Stan Bovid
 (614) 718-3000
Business Contact
 David Lahrman
Phone: (614) 718-3000
Research Institution
The implementation of residual stresses for various surface enhancements methods in metallic components to improve fatigue life has been clearly demonstrated through for example the application of laser peening on turbine engine components. Maturing methods to model fatigue life benefit as a result of compressive residual stresses are needed to enhance the implementation surface residual stresses for fatigue mitigation. Modeling the benefits of residual stress and life prediction fits perfectly with this umbrella to promote the benefits of these processes. The predictive modeling tool being proposed would be integrated into not just turbine engine components but for any metallic component being considered for fatigue improvement.

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