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Services We Offer
System Design, Analysis, and Simulation
EDC offers expert project and program support using a system engineering approach including options for requirements development, work structure breakdown design, project planning and scheduling, engineering analysis, and complex system simulation.
Support can be tailored to the conceptual, preliminary, and detailed design phases depending on customer needs. Special purpose design, analysis and simulation tools are available for a variety of flight vehicles such as airdrop systems, rotorcraft, missiles, projectiles, and other air vehicles. EDC has a long history of supporting the aerospace community with a broad range of analysis and simulation services for industry and the U.S. government such as those listed below.
• Multibody dynamic simulation
• Contact and connection mechanics simulation
• Flight vehicle stability and control analysis
• Aerodynamic modeling and structural loads determination
• Flight control law development
• Sensor data fusion for aerospace systems
• Software-in-the-loop simulation
EDC develops functional aerospace system prototypes with analysis driven detailed design support and prototype fabrication that includes integration of sensors, actuators, and microprocessors into embedded real-time autonomous systems.
• Electrical system design
• Power system development
• PCB layout using CAD tools
• Real-time operating system programming
• Mechanical system design
• Systems integration
Prototypes can be created for individual parts, components or complete systems depending on customer needs. A variety of fabrication and assembly methods are employed to efficiently create functional prototypes that satisfy customer needs.
• CNC mill and lathe fabrication
• Additive manufacturing fabrication
• Laser cutting
• PCB fabrication
• Vendor interfacing
• Bench testing
Mechanical Design, Electrical Design, & Mechatronics
EDC provides services for the complete development of aerospace systems with a systems engineering approach that integrates mechanical design, electrical design, and mechatronics.
This includes integration of sensors, actuators, and microprocessors into an embedded real-time autonomous system.
- Electrical system design
- Power system development
- PCB layout using CAD tools
- Real-time operating system programming
- Mechanical system design
- Systems integration
Flight Testing and Experimentation
EDC designs, executes, analyzes, and reports on flight vehicle tests and experiments. This includes flight test preparation, flight test readiness reviews, logistics, travel, flight test participation, hardware maintenance, coordination with other contractors, and flight test data analysis.