TIP CLEARANCE SIGNAL PROCESSOR DEVELOPMENT

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$57,175.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
6611
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Vatell Corp
Po Box 66, Christiansburg, VA, 24073
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
LAWRENCE W LANGLEY
(703) 382-9322
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
VATELL CORPORATION WILL DESIGN, ASSEMBLE AND TEST A BREADBOARD SIGNAL PROCESSING MODULE FOR ON-LINE, REAL-TIME COMPUTATION OF TURBOMACHINE BLADE CLEARANCE AND TIME OF ARRIVAL. THE MODULE WILL PROCESS SIGNALS FROM THE VATELL PROBE, A NEW TYPE OF EDDY-CURRENT PROXIMITY SENSOR. CLEARANCE AND TIME OF ARRIVAL VALUES WILL BE COMPUTED FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL BLADE AND COMMUNICATED TO A HOST COMPUTER. THE BREADBOARD SYSTEM WILL BE TESTED WITH THE VATELL PROBE ON A PRATT & WHITNEY JT15-D FAN STAGE AT VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, THEN DELIVERED TO THE AIR FORCE FOR FURTHER TESTS OR USE.

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