Development of a Computational Method for Prediction of After-Burning Effect

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-10-C-0429
Agency Tracking Number: N10A-002-0458
Amount: $69,890.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N10A-T002
Solicitation Number: 2010.A
Small Business Information
3419 SW 93rd Way, Gainesville, FL, 32608
DUNS: 961869885
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 S. Balachandar
 Chair, William F. Powers
 (352) 392-0961
Business Contact
 Uma Krishnan
Title: Owner
Phone: (352) 331-5408
Research Institution
 University of Florida
 Roslyn S Heath
 339 Weil Hall,
Office of Engineering Research
Gainesville, FL, 32611
 (352) 392-9447
 Nonprofit college or university
This proposal is being submitted in response to the solicitation topic N10A-T002 (Development of a Computational Method for Prediction of After Burning Effect) by BUSA Engineering Consulting (Dr. Jianghui Chao) in collaboration with University of Florida (PI: Prof. S. Balachandar). The overall objective of the proposed effort is to contribute to national defense and security by advancing the state of the art in computational prediction of after-burning munitions. We propose to replace current empiricism by developing fundamental physics-based models of explosive driven dispersal of particles and droplets and their subsequent after-burn. The work plan for Phase I and Phase I option is assess the existing force, heat transfer and burn-rate models with focused attention to the problem of after-burn explosives/fuels and prepare the ground work needed to develop, validate and demonstrate advanced physics-based models and to integrate them in a versatile computational framework.

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