Development of commercially useable codes to simulate aluminized propellant combustion, and related issues

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$750,000.00
Program:
STTR
Contract:
FA9550-07-C-0123
Solitcitation Year:
2006
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
2007
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
F064-012-0024
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF06-T012
Small Business Information
BUCKMASTER RESEARCH
2014 Boudreau Drive, Urbana, IL, 61801
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
169613234
Principal Investigator
 John Buckmaster
 Proprietor
 (217) 621-9786
 limey@uiuc.edu
Business Contact
 John Buckmaster
Title: Proprietor
Phone: (217) 621-9786
Email: limey@uiuc.edu
Research Institution
 UNIV. OF ILLINOIS
 William Dick
 4324 Siebel Center
201 N. Goodwin Ave
Urbana, IL, 61801
 (217) 244-7235
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
We propose to develop marketable codes which will: model the morphology of heterogeneous propellants (a packing code); calculate the thermal and mechanical properties of such a morphology or pack; simulate the combustion of the pack; predict the statistics of aluminum agglomeration on the burning pack surface; simulate the flight of these agglomerates through the chamber, after surface detachment, and calculate the performance impact of this flight.

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