High Efficiency, Aerodynamically Enhanced Vaneaxial Fan

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$749,999.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N00014-10-C-0082
Agency Tracking Number:
O2-0941
Solicitation Year:
2008
Solicitation Topic Code:
OSD08-E12
Solicitation Number:
2008.3
Small Business Information
Cornerstone Research Group, Inc.
2750 Indian Ripple Road, Dayton, OH, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
130020209
Principal Investigator:
Christopher D Hemmelgarn
Technology Leader, Aerosy
(937) 320-1877
hemmelgarncd@crgrp.com
Business Contact:
Stephen Vining
Vice President, Governmen
(937) 320-1877
viningsd@crgrp.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Cornerstone Research Group Inc. (CRG) proposes to develop the next generation of vaneaxial fans through extensive aerodynamic study coupled with state-of-the-art motor and controller technologies. Analytical tools to aid in the development of the next generation vaneaxial fans will be implemented to provide rapid tradespace assessment for new fan designs, which will be followed with computational fluid dynamics (CFD) investigations to refine fan configurations for maximum efficiency. The analytical tools and computational methods established for the design process will significantly improve vaneaxial fan design capability over current empirical and graphical techniques employed by conventional manufacturers. The initial investment in the development of these tools will ultimately position CRG and its supporting team to deliver next-generation fans with higher capability and comparable cost to current technology. This innovative design will not only provide increased performance

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