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Company Information:

Name: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.
Address: 1500 Bull Lea Road, Suite 203
Lexington, KY 40511-
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
URL: N/A
Phone: (859) 699-0441

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $867,593.00 9
SBIR Phase II $1,929,990.00 3
STTR Phase I $579,995.00 7

Award List:

Integrated Variable-Fidelity Tool Set For Modeling and Simulation of Aeroservothermoelasticity -Propulsion (ASTE-P) Effects For Aerospace Vehicles Ranging From Subsonic to Hypersonic Flight

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick S. Hu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,986.00
Abstract:
The proposed research program aims at developing a variable-fidelity software tool set for aeroservothermoelastic-propulsive (ASTE-P) modeling that can be routinely applied to the design of aerospace vehicles. The tool set can be applied to conventional vehicle types as well as hypersonic vehicles.… More

Physics-Based Identification, Modeling and Management Infrastructure of Aeroelastic Limit-Cycle Oscillations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: DUKE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, President and Chairman
Award Amount: $99,999.00
RI Contact: Earl H. Dowell
Abstract:
The proposed research program aims to develop a physics-based identification, modeling and management infrastructure for aeroelastic limit-cycle oscillations. This infrastructure will be built upon high fidelity state-of-the-art theoretical/computational methods as validated and verified by… More

Physics-Based Rapid Aeroelastic Model Updating In Support Of Aircraft Flight Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Scientist
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed research aims to develop Reduced Order Models (ROMs) (i.e. POD, HB, combined POD and HB) based upon flight data to better predict the aircraft aeroelastic response at next flight condition, e.g. higher Mach number. By incorporating flight test data and using the… More

Gradient Transport Correction (GTC): A General Confinement Method for Better Simulation of Rotor Wake and Vortex-Dominated Flows

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,837.00
Abstract:
CFD modeling and simulation has been heavily invested in decades of manpower by a large community of researchers. However, the excessive numerical diffusion inherently caused by discretization errors plus the possibly largest/finest grid requirement for rotor wake modeling prevents CFD to be… More

VABS Enabled Design Environment for Efficient High-Fidelity Composite Rotor Blade and Wing Section Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR aims at developing a high-fidelity, yet efficient and easy-to-use, composite rotor blade and wing section design environment to facilitate rapid and confident aeromechanics assessment during conceptual design stages. A well-known technical barrier for composite rotor blade and wing section… More

Integrated Variable-Fidelity Tool Set for Modeling and Simulation of Aeroservothermoelasticity-Propulsion (ASTE-P) Effects for Aerospace Vehicles Ranging From Subsonic to Hypersonic Flight

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,990.00
Abstract:
The proposed research program aims at developing a variable-fidelity software tool set for aeroservothermoelastic-propulsive (ASTE-P) modeling that can be routinely applied to the design of aerospace vehicles. The toolset can be applied to conventional vehicle types as well as hypersonic vehicles.… More

Novel, Optimal, Physics-Based Reduced Order Models for Nonlinear Aeroelasticity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Oklahoma
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, President and Chairman
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Peter Attar
Abstract:
Research is proposed for the development and implementation of state of the art, reduced order nonlinear aeroelastic models for multidisciplinary/multi-fidelity optimization problems. Highly efficient and accurate aeroelastic simulation tools will be constructed based upon the mathematical formalism… More

Physics-Based Identification, Modeling and Risk Management for Aeroelastic Flutter and Limit-Cycle Oscillations (LCO)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,938.00
Abstract:
The proposed research program will develop a physics-based identification, modeling and risk management infrastructure for aeroelastic transonic flutter and limit-cycle oscillations (LCO). This capability will be built upon high fidelity state-of-the-art theoretical/computational methods as… More

Towards Efficient Viscous Modeling Based on Cartesian Methods for Automated Flow Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,917.00
Abstract:
The proposed work aims at developing techniques that will address the current limitations of Cartesian-based Navier-Stokes CFD schemes by exploring three promising methods of implementing improved wall boundary conditions. The three methods are based on: (1) the diamond stencil approach of Delanaye… More

VABS Enabled Design Environment for Efficient High-Fidelity Composite Rotor Blade and Wing Section Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, President and Chairman
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR aims at developing a high-fidelity, yet efficient and easy-to-use, composite rotor blade and wing section design environment to facilitate rapid and confident aeromechanics assessment during conceptual design stages. A well-known technical barrier for composite rotor blade and wing section… More

Meshfree-Based Fracture Evaluation and Design Tool for Welded Aluminum Ship Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of California
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Patricia Gates
Abstract:
The aluminum alloys have low density, relatively high strength, and high strength-to-weight ratio, which brings some major advantages in marine structure design, fabrication, and operations. However, marine ships are subjected to a complex and severe loading, and the typical failure mode of aluminum… More

Deterministic and Statistical Characterization of the Impact of Control Surface Freeplay on Flutter and Limit -Cycle Oscillation (LCO) using Efficient

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of Oklahoma
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Peter Attar
Abstract:
Research is proposed for the development and implementation of state of the art computational and experimental tools for the investigation of the impact of control surface freeplay on the flutter and limit cycle oscillation characteristics of two-dimensional and three-dimensional wings in subsonic… More

Multiscale Modeling and Analysis of Foreign Object Damage in Ceramic Matrix Composites with the Material Point Method

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of Missouri
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, President and Chairman
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Leeann Davenport
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project is aiming at developing and implementing a multiscale composite model to predict the ceramic matrix composite (CMC) response to the impact loading by foreign objects. In particular, the physics-based model will be applied to describe the… More

STOCHASTIC MUTISCALE/MULTISTAGE MODELING OF ENGINE DISKS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Cornell University
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Zabaras, Professor
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Nicholas Zabaras
Abstract:
Turbine disks are amongst the most critical components in aero- and naval-vessel engines. They operate in a high pressure and temperature environment requiring demanding properties. Nickel-based supperalloys which have high creep and oxidation resistance at high temperatures are widely used as the… More

Novel Reduced Order in Time Models for Problems in Nonlinear Aeroelasticity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,966.00
Abstract:
Research is proposed for the development and implementation of state of the art, reduced order models for problems in nonlinear aeroelasticity. Highly efficient and accurate aeroelastic simulation tools will be constructed based upon the mathematical formalism of optimal prediction theory and a… More

State-of-the-art, Multi-Fidelity Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Tool for Nonlinear Aeroelasticity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Research is proposed for the development of a state-of-the-art computational aeroelastic tool. This tool will include various levels of fidelity and the ability to perform computational uncertainty quantification for data-driven risk analysis and certification. A number of novel reduced-order in… More

High Fidelity Computational and Wind Tunnel Models in Support of Certification Airworthiness of Control Surfaces with Freeplay and Other Nonlinear Features

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $98,373.00
Abstract:
The proposed work will establish high fidelity computational methods and wind tunnel test model in support of new freeplay criteria for the design, construction and controlled actuation of control surfaces with varying amounts of freeplay and their aeroelastic response. These methods will be… More

Towards Better Modeling and Simulation of Nonlinear Aeroelasticity On and Beyond Transonic Regimes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Patrick Hu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,577.00
Abstract:
The need to accurately predict aeroelastic phenomenon for a wide range of Mach numbers is a critical step in the design process of any aerospace vehicle. Complex aerodynamic phenomenon such as vortex shedding, shock-turbulence interaction, separation, etc. dominate at transonic and supersonic Mach… More

An Innovative Software Tool for Blades Stress Estimation during Multiple Simultaneous Vibratory Mode

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Arizona State University
Principal Investigator: Kan Ni, Principal Scientist – (859) 699-0441
Award Amount: $99,996.00
RI Contact: Marc P. Mignolet
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: ADI and ASU propose to develop a novel methodology for blade peak stress prediction from limited strain gage/tip-timing measurements when multiple vibratory modes are present. The current protocol assumes that only one mode is present and only provides upper and lower bound estimates of… More