INVESTIGATION OF AN INNOVATIVE SELF-COMPENSATING SEAL

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$49,950.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
1988
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
9261
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Westmont Inc
Po Box 3145, Alliance, OH, 44601
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 MICHAEL J ZAWASKI
 (216) 862-3080
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
AN INVESTIGATION OF AN INNOVATIVE SELF-COMPENSATING SEAL UTILIZING AN UNIQUE GEOMETRY. THE STUDY WILL DEVELOP A MATHEMATICAL MODEL USING THE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD AND CLASSICAL PHYSICS METHODS WHERE APPROPRIATE. THESE METHODS WILL BE USED TO ANALYZE AND VERIFY THE SEAL CONCEPTS. THE INVESTIGATION WILL INCLUDE MATERIAL AND WEAR STUDIES TO FIND APPROPRIATE MATERIALS FOR THE SEVERE ENVIRONMENT OF AN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY TURBINE ENGINE. THE ULTIMATE GOAL OF THE STUDY IS THE DESIGN OF A PROTOTYPE SEAL.

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