MOBILE MISSILE TEL ANALYSIS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$497,323.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
5523
Agency Tracking Number:
5523
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
7114 W Jefferson Ave #305, Lakewood, CO, 80235
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Peter T Dzwilewski
(505) 883-3636
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
A METHOD TO PREDICT THE PERFORMANCE OF HEAVY WHEELED OR TRACKED GROUND VEHICLES IS PROPOSED. THE STEPS FOR DEVELOPING THESE PREDICTION TECHNIQUES ARE 1) ESTIMATES OF LOADS AND TRACK OR TIRE CONFIGURATION, 2) DEFINITION OF THE SOIL PROPERTIES IN PARTICULAR THE SHEAR STRENGTH, 3) NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF THE VEHICLE-SOIL INTERACTION USING A FINITE DIFFERENCE COMPUTER CODE FROM WHICH THE SOIL DEFORMATION AND HENCE MOBILITY RESISTANCE IS OBTAINED, 4) DEVELOPMENT OF A SET OF SIMPLIFIED PREDICTIVE EQUATIONS FOR MOBILITY RESISTANCE, 5) VERIFICATION OF METHOD BY COMPARING RESULTS WITH EXISTING EXPERIMENTS, AND 6) IMPLEMENTATION OF PREDICTIVE EQUATIONS IN A PROBABILISTIC ASSESSMENT CODE FROM WHICH THE MOST LIKELY RESULTS, PROBABILITY OF OCCURRENCE, UNCERTAINTIES, AND SENSITIVITIES CAN BE OBTAINED.

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