Fast Algorithms for Generating Hardbody Thermal Histories

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$999,981.00
Program:
STTR
Contract:
HQ0147-12-C-7160
Solitcitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Number:
2010.B
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Award Year:
2012
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
B2-1829
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA10-T003
Small Business Information
AEgis Technologies Group, Inc.
410 Jan Davis Drive, Huntsville, AL, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
625694500
Principal Investigator
 Dennis Bunfield
 EO/IR Scene Simulation Developer
 (256) 922-0802
 dbunfield@aegistg.com
Business Contact
 Georgina Chapman
Title: Business Development Analyst
Phone: (256) 922-0802
Email: gchapman@aegistg.com
Research Institution
 Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp
 Glenn Parker
 Georgia Institute of Technolog
Atlanta, GA, 30332-
 (256) 876-0216
 Domestic nonprofit research organization
Abstract
The results of the Phase I effort has identified the feasibility of real-time hardbody thermal solver algorithms on high performance hardware for use by MDA applications and real-time hardware-in-the-loop environments. Phase II development of the thermal solver will be expanded to include complex targets by expanding upon the techniques prototyped in Phase I. A new inline Parallel Euler Solver with Boundary Layer Correlations method will be explored to support an in-line flow field solver. The dynamic generation of broad-band radiance maps in FLITES for computation of the environmental heat flux will be explored. Develop a real-time interface for inline interaction of FLITES with the new thermal solver solution. Modeling ablation and thermal chemistry will be developed in a manner consistent with the thermal algorithm implementation, such that real-time performance is maintained. Verification and Validation plan will be developed as well as a full suite of documentation. Acceptance testing and reporting will also be provided at each developmental milestone.

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