Desktop Software for First Order Approximations of the Effects of Blast and Ballistic Impact on Vehicles

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: M67854-12-C-6512
Agency Tracking Number: N113-173-0272
Amount: $149,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: N113-173
Solicitation Number: 2011.3
Small Business Information
BlazeTech Corp.
29B Montvale Ave., Woburn, MA, -
DUNS: 617362579
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Gangming Zhang
 Senior Engineer
 (781) 759-0700
 gmzhang@blazetech.com
Business Contact
 N. Moussa
Title: President
Phone: (781) 759-0700
Email: amoussa@blazetech.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
We propose engineering models and incorporate them into Excel spreadsheet to evaluate the effects of ballistic and blast loadings on vehicle armors. The models are developed in innovative ways and run fast but maintain first-order accuracy. The software can be used to screen the design solutions fast so that detailed finite element analysis are conducted when necessary. The software has a friendly interface and easy to use. The software will be expanded and validated by additional test data or detailed finite element analysis in Phase II.

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