A PROPOSAL TO EVALUATE THE OBSERVABILITY OF ROTORCRAFT DUE TO ELEC TROSTATIC CHARGING

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$50,143.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Navy
Award Year:
1987
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
5779
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Electro Magnetic Applications
Po Box 26263, Denver, CO, 80226
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 RODNEY A PERALA
 (303) 980-0070
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
TWO MECHANISMS ARE IDENTIFIED BY WHICH AN ELECTRICALLY CHARGED ROTORCRAFT MIGHT ACT AS A SOURCE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION. THESE ARE NARROW BAND ELF RADIATION PRODUCED BY CURRENTS INDUCED BY ROTOR ROTATION AND BROADBAND ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM P STATIC. IN ORDER TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT RADIATION DUE TO THESE MECHANISMS IS DETECTIBLE A COMBINATION OF NUMERICAL MODELLING TECHNIQUES IS PROPOSED. THE GOAL OF THE ANALYSIS EFFORT IS TO PROVIDE ESTIMATES OF THE AMPLITUDES OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION DUE TO THESE TWO MECHANISMS AS A FUNCTION OF DISTANCE FROM THE ROTORCRAFT AND TO IDENTIFY THE BEST MEANS OF DETECTION OF THAT RADIATION.

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