NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF COMPOSITES USING ISAR IMAGING

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$49,960.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
9705
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Flam & Russell Inc
Po Box 444 - 506 Prudential Rd, Horsham, PA, 19044
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Richard P Flam
(215) 674-5100
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE PROPOSED PROGRAM WILL APPLY THE WELL-DEVELOPED TECHNOLOGY OF ISAR (INVERSE SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR) IMAGING TO THE DETECTION, LOCATION AND EVALUATION OF VOIDS AND VOID AGGREGATES IN RESIN-MATRIX COMPOSITE STRUCTURES. IF GOOD CORRELATION IS OBTAINED BETWEEN THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING OF VOID AGGREGATES AND THE DEGRADATION OF MECHANICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, ISAR IMAGING WILL PROVIDE AN EXCELLENT, COST-EFFECTIVE INPROCESS INSPECTION TOOL, EITHER INDEPENDTLY OR IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER NDE TECHNIQUES.

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