Improved Ballistics, Acoustics and Combustion Stability Modeling for Solid Rocket Motors

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$749,948.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N68936-11-C-0018
Agency Tracking Number:
N101-040-0963
Solicitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Topic Code:
N101-040
Solicitation Number:
2010.1
Small Business Information
Sierra Engineering, Inc. formerly Johnso
603 East Robinson Street, Suite 7, Carson City, NV, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
006620553
Principal Investigator:
Jeffrey Muss
Sr Staff I / Corp Pres
(916) 363-6161
jmuss@sierraengineering.com
Business Contact:
Margo Hornung
Administrator / Corp Sec
(775) 888-9122
mah@sierraengineering.com
Research Institution:
Stub




Abstract
A new, improved fidelity solid rocket ballistics model is being built on a commercial CFD platform. The CFD platform includes a coupled solid mechanics solver, allowing for tight coupling between the grain burnback and the motor gas dynamics. An aeroacoustic component of the platform will be used to determine mode shapes and acoustic decay characteristics from the ballistics results.

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