Turbopump Design for Deep Throttling Capability

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Amount:
$599,989.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
NNX09CB78C
Agency Tracking Number:
070083
Solicitation Year:
2007
Solicitation Topic Code:
T8.02
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Barber-Nichols, Inc.
6325 West 55th, Arvada, CO, 80002-2777
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
074072554
Principal Investigator
 JUDY BUSBY
 Principal Investigator
 (303) 421-8111
 JBUSBY@BARBER-NICHOLS.COM
Business Contact
 Tim Miller
Title: Business Official
Phone: (303) 303-8111
Email: tmiller@barber-nichols.com
Research Institution
 The University of Alabama in Huntsville
 Not Available
 301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL, 35899
 (256) 824-6000
 Domestic nonprofit research organization
Abstract
This project will demonstrate the benefits of a partial emission pump coupled with a zero net positive suction pressure inducer design to achieve robust, deep throttling capability. This pump application is well suited for 5k to 15k lbf thrust range rocket engines.

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