ASSESSMENT OF MECHANICAL SHOCK SENSOR CAPABILITIES

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 5436
Amount: $435,520.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1989
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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Advanced Technology Materials
14900 Sweitzer Ln, Laurel, MD, 20707
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Valmore F Devost
 (301) 421-1856
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Abstract
THERE HAS BEEN LITTLE, IF ANY, DEVELOPMENT IN RECENT YEARS IN THE AREA OF MECHANICAL SHOCK (MS) SENSORS, ESPECIALLY SENSORS WITH HIGH FREQUENCY AND HIGH-G RESPONSE. IT IS PROPOSED THAT THROUGH THE USE OF LITERATURE SOURCES AN ASSESSMENT BE MADE OF THE STATE-OF-THE-ART IN MS SENSORS AND OF THE IMPROVABILITY OF THE MOST ADVANCED DEVICES TO EXTEND THEIR FREQUENCY AND DYNAMIC RANGE. IT IS ALSO PROPOSED THAT THEORETICAL STUDIES BE CONDUCTED ON THE RESPONSE OF MAGNETIC, HEAT SENSING, PYROTECHNIC AND ABLATIVE MATERIALS TO SHOCK AND THAT EXPLORATORY TESTS BE CONDUCTED ON PROMISING SYSTEMS.

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