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Combustion Stability Innovations for Liquid Rocket

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9550-06-C-0063
Agency Tracking Number: F064-005-0110
Amount: $99,982.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF06-T005
Solicitation Number: N/A
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2006
Award Year: 2006
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2006-07-31
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2007-05-01
Small Business Information
301 Science Drive, Suite 210
Moorpark, CA 93021
United States
DUNS: 172773272
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: Yes
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Tedi Ohanian
 CEO/Chief Technical Officer
 (805) 529-3800
 tedi.ohanian@sci-tech-apps.com
Business Contact
 Lisa Ohanian
Title: CFO
Phone: (805) 529-3800
Email: lisa.ohanian@sci-tech-apps.com
Research Institution
 GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
 Ben Zinn
 
School of Aerospace Engineerin
Atlanta, GA 30332
United States

 (404) 894-3033
 Nonprofit College or University
Abstract

Combustion instability in liquid rocket engines (LREs) has manifested in nearly all LRE development programs. While the driving mechanisms of combustion instability are vast and coupled, in all instances, the net result is significant cost and schedule over-runs. In today’s business environment, such over-runs are rarely tolerated and generally result in program cancellations. Development of high fidelity computational codes to aide combustion devices design has been limited due to unavailability and excessive cost of high-powered computing platforms. With the current low-cost state of high-powered/multi-clustered computing systems, achieving the goal of modeling and simulation of coupled physical processes in combustion is realistic.

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