Reliable, High Temperature Engine Control

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-08-M-2826
Agency Tracking Number: F073-048-0240
Amount: $99,983.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: AF073-048
Solicitation Number: 2007.3
Small Business Information
8777 E.Via de Ventura, Suite 120, Scottsdale, AZ, 85258
DUNS: 798611331
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Walter Merrill
 VP Contract Research
 (440) 328-5832
 walt.merrill@scientificmonitoring.c
Business Contact
 Walter Merrill
Title: VP Contract Research
Phone: (444) 328-5832
Email: walt.merrill@scientificmonitoring.c
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Scientific Monitoring will develop a high temperature (~200C) FADEC architecture for reliable turbofan engine control. Initially, two competing architectures will be studied to address the need for control distribution and multiprocessing. A software design environment will be specified that will enable control law implementation within a real time context in the high temperture architecture. This may entail the use of sophisticated software redundancy approaches to achieve reliable operation. Phase I will result in a prototype processor demonstration at high temperature as well as a recommeded architecture.

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