Advanced Engine Test Cell Troubleshooting and Diagnostics

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: F33615-01-C-2116
Agency Tracking Number: 001PR-1287
Amount: $0.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2001
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
IMPACT TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
125 Tech Park Drive, Rochester, NY, 14623
DUNS: 073955507
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Micheal Roemer
 Director of Engineering
 (716) 424-1990
 mike.roemer@impact-tek.com
Business Contact
 Mark Redding
Title: President
Phone: (716) 424-1990
Email: mark.redding@impact-tek.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Impact Technologies in cooperation with Sytronics propose the development of an advanced engine test cell troubleshooting and diagnostic system that is capable of statistical anomaly detection of engine sensor signals, mechanical and performance-baseddiagnostics, and vibration image fault detection/isolation. The advanced test cell diagnostic system will perform both real-time and post-test diagnostic assessments of engine performance and mechanical faults so that engine anomalies can be identifiedpromptly and associated maintenance prioritized. This proposal has been submitted after discussions with the engine repair organizations at the Air Logistic Centers who have consistently cited improved test cell diagnostics as a key improvement to theirmission. The advanced diagnostic hardware and software to be developed under this program will be directly coupled with an existing test cell hardware upgrade program (JETS-Jet Engine Test Strategy) managed at WR-ALC/LE for the USAF. In addition, thedeveloped system will initially be installed and tested in an F404 test cell at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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