Hypersonic Turbulence Models Research


Funding Opportunity ID: 308955
Opportunity Number: USAFA-BAA-2015-CALL-0005
Opportunity Title: Hypersonic Turbulence Models Research
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Procurement Contract
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 12.800
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility: All responsible, potential applicants from academia and industry are eligible to submit white papers/proposals. USAFA particularly encourages white paper/proposals from small businesses, historically black colleges and universities, minority institutions and minority researchers. However, no portion of this BAA is set aside for a specific group. Proposals from Federal Agencies, including subcontracting/sub-Non-Federal Entity (NFE) efforts will not be evaluated under this BAA. Federal agencies should contact the Department of Research associated with the given technical area listed in Section I of the BAA to discuss funding through internal Government procedures.
Agency Code: DOD-USAFA
Agency Name: Department of Defense
Air Force Academy
Posted Date: Sep 13, 2018
Close Date: Oct 15, 2018 White papers due by 1630 Mountain time
Last Updated Date: Sep 13, 2018
Award Ceiling: $2,400,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Description: USAFA is seeking unclassified research white papers and proposals that do not contain proprietary information. If proprietary information is submitted, it is the offerors’ responsibility to mark the relevant portions of their proposal as specified in USAFA-BAA-2015 Amendment 0003. The HVSI invites white papers and proposals (if requested) for studies in many areas described further below. The HVSI funds and performs a range of hypersonic research tasks in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP). HPCMP desires to improve computational simulations of hypersonic vehicles in support of DoD goals by accelerating the successful development of HPC software and hardware. HVSI has the objectives to: facilitate the development and documentation of a national vision for hypersonic vehicle simulation; co-fund projects in the gaps of current DoD, Department of Energy (DOE), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and industry research efforts critical to achieving DoD hypersonic vehicle simulation; facilitate transition of hypersonic research into production quality simulation software available to Government, academic, and industry acquisition partners; create a national repository for hypersonic simulation verification and validation data; provide computational resources to provide a measurable leap forward in hypersonic system simulation capability for DoD hypersonic system acquisition. The HVSI will be looking to improve computational simulation approaches including numerical methods, modeling approaches, and simulation of a variety of aerothermodynamic and propulsion aspects of hypersonic flight. Specific science and technology areas include turbulence, boundary layer transition, fluid-structure-thermal interactions, non-equilibrium chemistry, ablation, and combustion.
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