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NONEQUILIBRIUM BOUNDARY LAYER COMPUTER CODE FOR REENTRY VEHICLES

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
1027
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
1027
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Physical Sciences Inc.
20 New England Business Center Andover, MA 01810-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: NONEQUILIBRIUM BOUNDARY LAYER COMPUTER CODE FOR REENTRY VEHICLES
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $510,000.00
 

Abstract:

A COMPUTER CODE WILL BE DEVELOPED TO PROVIDE TWO-DIMENSIONAL NONEQUILIBRIUM SOLUTIONS FOR REENTRY VEHICLE BOUNDARY LAYERS, WITH EMPHASIS ON PREDICTION OF THE ELECTRON DENSITY. A BLOCK IMPLICIT TECHNIQUE WILL BE IMPLEMENTED FOR RELIABLE, STABLE SOLUTION OF THE CHEMICAL KINETIC RATE EQUATIONS AT ALL REENTRY ALTITUDES. THE CODE WILL BE CAPABLE OF HANDLING A WIDE VARIETY OF CHEMICAL SYSTEMS (AIR, HYDROCARBONS, ALKALI CONTAMINANTS, AND ANY OTHERS OF FUTURE INTEREST), AND WILL CONTAIN AN OPTION FOR LAMINAR OR TURBULENT BOUNDARY LAYER FLOW. THE CODE WILL BE DESIGNED TO PERMIT EASY OPERATION BY POTENTIAL USERS.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Michael L. Finson
6174759030

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Physical Sciences, Inc.
Research Park, P.o. Box 3100 Andover, MA 01810

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