High Frequency Elastic Analysis Tool

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-12-M-0040
Agency Tracking Number: N112-156-0788
Amount: $150,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: N112-156
Solicitation Number: 2011.2
Small Business Information
375 Hudson St FL 12, New York, NY, -
DUNS: 061226106
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jeffrey Cipolla
 Associate Principal
 (212) 367-3076
 cipolla@wai.com
Business Contact
 Susan Hamner
Title: Contracts Manager
Phone: (202) 649-2444
Email: hamner@wai.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
In order to analyze, design and optimize submarine and UUV coatings, sonar decouplers and windows, the Navy requires an analytical approach which is fast, accurate, and has high physical fidelity at all frequencies of interest. Such an analytical methodology exits for wave propagation in coated, ribbed, three-dimensional elastic layered plates excited by acoustic plane waves, as described by Hull. Weidlinger Associates, Inc (WAI) proposes to develop a robust software tool which transitions this analytical solution as a documented, supported product available to a wide community of Navy users in Phase I. Parametric study support, e.g. for hundreds to thousands of cases, will be implemented. In later phases, WAI will extend the commercialization of the software to additional engineering application markets. WAI will leverage its considerable experience in underwater acoustics, strongly coupled dynamics, transducer design software, GUI development, and software development for Navy customers and applications.

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