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CONCEPTUAL DESIGN OF RAMFAN HYPERSONIC ENGINE

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
10410
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
10410
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Ccs Associates
P.O. Box 563 Bethel Park, PA 15102
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: CONCEPTUAL DESIGN OF RAMFAN HYPERSONIC ENGINE
Agency: NASA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,920.00
 

Abstract:

THE NEED EXISTS FOR AIRCRAFT PROPULSION ENGINES WHICH CAN OPERATE EFFICIENTLY AT FLIGHT SPEEDS ABOVE MACH 3. AN INNOVATIVE HYPERSONIC CRUISE ENGINE IS PROPOSED, CALLED THE RAMFAN, WHICH INCORPORATES BOTH A RAMJET AND A FAN. PROJECT OBJECTIVES ARE: TO ESTABLISH THE CURRENT STATUS OF CRITICAL RAMFAN TECHNOLOGIES, TO DETERMINE THE PERFORMANCE POTENTIAL OF THE RAMFAN, AND TO ASSESS THE MERITS OF THE RAMFAN COMPARED TO A RAMJET. THESE OBJECTIVES WILL BE ACHIEVED THROUGH THE PERFORMANCE OFTHREE TASKS. IN TASK 1, THE CRITICAL RAMFAN TECHNOLOGIES WILL BE REVIEWED AND THEIR IMPORTANT FEATURES IDENTIFIED. IN TASK 2, PARAMETRIC STUDIES OF RAMFAN DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS WILL BE CONDUCTED, AND A PRELIMINARY CONCEPTUAL DESIGN WILL BE PREPARED. IN TASK 3, THE FEASIBILITY OF THE RAMFAN CONCEPT WILL BE ASSESSED, AND R&D REQUIREMENTS IDENTIFIED.

Principal Investigator:

Calvin C Silverstein
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Small Business Information at Submission:

Ccs Associates
Po Box 563 Bethel Park, PA 15102

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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No