Slow and Fast Cook-Off Modeling

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W31P4Q-09-C-0053
Agency Tracking Number: A082-027-0045
Amount: $70,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: A08-027
Solicitation Number: 2008.2
Small Business Information
ORBITAL TECHNOLOGIES CORP.(ORBITEC)
Space Center, 1212 Fourier Drive, Madison, WI, 53717
DUNS: 196894869
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Martin Chiaverini
 Principal Propulsion Engineer
 (608) 229-2732
 chiaverinim@orbitec.com
Business Contact
 Eric Rice
Title: President and CEO
Phone: (608) 229-2730
Email: knaufs@orbitec.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Orbital Technologies Corporation proposes to develop a model of both slow and fast cook-off events to help advance efforts to produce solid propellants that can meet insensitive munitions requirements. A standard test to predict the results of full scale SCO and FCO experiments will be developed. In Phase I, we will develop hypotheses to describe solid propellant response to slow and fast cook-off heating events for various propellant families. Experiments will be conducted and compared to the hypotheses for validation and refinement. A numerical simulation will be implemented, and plans developed for Phase II work.

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