An Efficient CFD Algorithm for Store Separation Prediction

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-10-C-0010
Agency Tracking Number: N082-118-0107
Amount: $749,987.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: N08-118
Solicitation Number: 2008.2
Small Business Information
3409 N. 42nd Pl., Phoenix, AZ, -
DUNS: 781820258
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Lei Tang
 (602) 957-2868
Business Contact
 Lei Tang
Title: President
Phone: (602) 957-2868
Research Institution
This Small Business Innovation Research project proposes to develop a hybrid Cartesian grid/gridless solver for fast prediction of store separation. In this approach, a Cartesian grid is used to cover the majority of the computational domain except near the body surfaces to take advantages of ease of grid generation and computational efficiency of the Cartesian grid approach. Near the body surfaces, on the other hand, a gridless solver is used for accurate implementation of surface boundary conditions. After the successful development of hybrid Cartesian grid/gridless Euler solver and demonstration of its superior performance for prediction of store separation in Phase I, the technical objective of Phase II work will be to fully develop and validate the hybrid Cartesian grid/gridless Navier-Stokes solver for fast prediction of store separation. The outcome of our Phase II work will be a hybrid CFD software product ready for commercialization.

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