CONCENTRATED FUEL SLURRIES

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$49,999.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
4258
Agency Tracking Number:
4258
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Po Box 3100 - Research Pk, Andover, MA, 01810
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
GERALD WILEMSKI
(617) 475-9030
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
WE PROPOSE TO USE LARGE SCALE COMPUTER SIMULATION TECHNIQUES TO DEVELOP A THEORETICAL CAPABILITY FOR THE REALISTIC MODELING OF CONCENTRATED SLURRY RHEOLOGY AND STABILITY. THE IMMEDIATE APPLICATION IS THAT OF BORON/HYDROCARBON SLURRIES. WE WILL EXTEND BROWNIAN DYNAMICS TECHNIQUES TO INCLUDE THE EFFECTS OF SHEAR IN ORDER TO COMPUTE THE SLURRY VISCOSITY. CALCULATIONS PERFORMED WITHOUT SHEAR WILL BE USED TO DETERMINE DIFFUSION COEFFICIENTS AND STATIC PAIR DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS. WITH THIS INFORMATION, CLASSICAL COAGULATION THEORY WILL BE USED TO ESTIMATE SLURRY STABILITY. THE VALIDITY OF THESE COMPUTATIONAL METHODS WILL BE ESTABLISHED BY COMPARING CALCULATED RESULTS WITH EXPERIMENTAL DATA.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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