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High-Fidelity Residual Strength and Life Prediction Tool for Adhesively Bonded…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N121-042-1008
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
N121-042
Solicitation Number:
2012.1
Small Business Information
Global Engineering Research and Technolo
2845 E. 2nd Street Tucson, AZ 85716-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: High-Fidelity Residual Strength and Life Prediction Tool for Adhesively Bonded Composite Structures
Agency: DOD
Contract: N68335-12-C-0213
Award Amount: $80,000.00
 

Abstract:

The Phase I effort will establish the validity, merit and feasibility of the proposed project to address bonded joint configurations under general mechanical and thermal loading while including the presence of process dependent critical material properties such as fracture toughness for the adhesive and adherent-adhesive interface. The proposed methodology will provide the information necessary to support the design, analysis, and verification testing of composite bonded joints with both existing unrepaired damage and a parametric range of repair configurations. This effort will serve as the foundation for the Phase II development effort. As described in the technical plan, the technology will be demonstrated on applications of particular interest to the NAVY. The prototype analysis tool will be provided to the NAVY for their own use.

Principal Investigator:

Ali Boufelfel
Senior Scientist
(520) 829-7655
boufelfel@gertechnologies.com

Business Contact:

Ibrahim Guven
Vice President
(520) 261-1426
iguven@gertechnologies.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Global Engineering Research and Technologies
2845 E. 2nd Street Tucson, AZ -

EIN/Tax ID: 205427639
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No