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Ballistic Impact Dynamic Modeling of Fabric for New Protection Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15QKN-06-C-0038
Agency Tracking Number: A052-001-1894
Amount: $119,584.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A05-001
Solicitation Number: 2005.2
Solicitation Year: 2005
Award Year: 2005
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2005-12-14
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2006-06-14
Small Business Information
1335 La Solana Dr
Altadena, CA 91001
United States
DUNS: 134396436
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Raul Radoviztky
 Principal Investigator
 (617) 230-1259
Business Contact
 Michael Aivazis
Title: CEO
Phone: (626) 794-0766
Research Institution

This SBIR proposal is concerned with the development of design and analysis tools for the assessment of new protection systems against ballistic impact utilizing novel textile materials. The approach is to develop an integrated simulation facility that incorporates the latest physics-based models for textile-based materials into the state-of-the-art computational mechanics simulation engines for describing ballistic and dynamic impact scenarios. This computational tool will allow the study, analysis and quantitative assessment of the penetration-resistance performance of different fiber/layer/inclusion configurations under a wide range of penetration conditions and projectile characteristics.

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