A Coupled Computational Aeroelasticity and Thermal Response Analysis Tool

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,968.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA9302-08-M-0010
Award Id:
86802
Agency Tracking Number:
F073-145-0806
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
3409 N. 42nd Pl., Phoenix, AZ, 85018
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
781820258
Principal Investigator:
Lei Tang
President
(480) 518-0981
tanglei@d-p-llc.com
Business Contact:
Lei Tang
President
(480) 518-0981
tanglei@d-p-llc.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project develops a coupled computational aeroelasticity and thermal response analysis tool that can be used to analyze and design ballistic reentry vehicles and Trajectory Shaping Vehicles (TSV). In Phase I, a well validated thermal response analysis module will be integrated into a well validated computational aeroelasticity code. In Phase II, a gas-kinetic CFD algorithm will further be implemented in this coupled computational aerothermoelasticity tool. As a result, the developed tool is not only more accurate than the conventional macroscopic computational aeroelasticity approach in the continuum regime but also is easily extendable to hypersonic flows beyond the continuum regime.

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