Structural Dynamic Modeling Tool for Virtual Vibration Testing Of External Stores

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$79,999.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N68936-10-C-0053
Award Id:
98336
Agency Tracking Number:
N101-015-0872
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
NAVY 10-015
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
2790 Skypark Drive, Suite 310, Torrance, CA, 90505
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
131277725
Principal Investigator:
Timothy Hasselman
Director, Engineering Mec
(310) 530-1008
hasselman@actainc.com
Business Contact:
James Hudson
Vice President
(310) 530-1008
hudson@actainc.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
ACTA proposes a SBIR Phase I project to develop an accurate structural dynamic modeling tool for virtual vibration testing of external stores. The goal is to develop a structural dynamics modeling tool which will provide an accurate physics-based solution for predicting non-linear vibration response, and employ the modeling tool for conducting "virtual" vibration testing. This requires a thorough understanding of the relevant physics, the critical technical issues involved, and the resources available to model the physics and address these issues. The proposed technical approach will (1) enable analysis of laboratory test configuration(s) for comparison with "real world" store/aircraft systems and their dynamic environments, (2) facilitate the "tuning" of laboratory test configurations to more accurately represent the physics and service environments of "real world" store/aircraft systems, and (3) enable the "virtual vibration testing" of external stores that have received minor modifications relative to stores that previously have undergone successful vibration testing in the laboratory.

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