SysEVAL: An Initial System Design Assessment Tool for Testability and Availability Evaluation

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8751-19-P-A094
Agency Tracking Number: F191-005-0883
Amount: $49,920.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF191-005
Solicitation Number: 2019.1
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2019
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-03-06
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-06-04
Small Business Information
100 Corporate Place, Rocky Hill, CT, 06067
DUNS: 808837496
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Sudipto Ghoshal, Ph.D.
 (860) 761-9341
 sudipto@teamqsi.com
Business Contact
 Sudipto Ghoshal, Ph.D.
Phone: (860) 761-9341
Email: sudipto@teamqsi.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A key need enunciated to QSI by various DoD and NASA technical personnel involved in the areas of Fault Management (FM) is the lack of a systematic, standardized process to evaluate a system, being designed or upgraded, for its intrinsic merits related to testability, serviceability and readiness. QSI proposes to leverage its COTS TEAMS software and its modeling and analysis abilities and adapt it specifically for AF and DoD to provide an initial system design assessment tool called SysEVAL. The tool will allow the user to rapidly generate a failure cause-effect dependency model of the system and its subsystems and analyze it for cross subsystem failure propagation and impacts, and generate testability and serviceability metrics. Program Managers can use this tool to assess initial system design and upgrades for their impact on system availability and readiness and thereby, the equipment life-cycle sustainment costs.

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