Optimumization of Miniature Heavy Fuel Engine

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911QX-08-C-0011
Agency Tracking Number: A072-075-2420
Amount: $119,976.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: A07-075
Solicitation Number: 2007.2
Small Business Information
4 Armstrong Road, Shelton, CT, 06484
DUNS: 804906469
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 S. Paul Dev
 (203) 925-7630
Business Contact
 S. Dev
Title: President
Phone: (203) 925-7630
Email: SPaulDev@DStarEngineering.com
Research Institution
The project aims to develop a strategy for an Optimum Miniature Heavy Fuel Engine, using scaled versions of a heavy fuel atomization system and combustion management systems previously developed by D-STAR, and by optimizing the engine design parameters to yield a successful OM-HFE. For the Phase 1, the project tasks include : identification of relevant engine processes and parameters; modeling of engine processes and performance; variational performance analysis and optimization, prediction of engine performance; preliminary design and layout of the engine; reporting and planning. tasks for a phase 1 option include : experimental validation of critical technologies; and iteration of the system design. The above process will lead to an optimum heavy-fuel / multi-fuel engine of less than 5 hp.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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