A High Performance and Cost Effective Ultra High Performance Concrete

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Amount:
$149,893.00
Award Year:
2013
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA9550-13-C-0024
Agency Tracking Number:
F12B-T04-0076
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF12-BT04
Solicitation Number:
2012.B
Small Business Information
i2C Solutions, LLC
686 S. Taylor Ave., Suite 108, Louisville, CO, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
968561584
Principal Investigator
 Douglas Campbell
 President&CEO
 (720) 300-8167
 doug.campbell@i2csolutions.com
Business Contact
 Douglas Campbell
Title: President&CEO
Phone: (720) 300-8167
Email: doug.campbell@i2csolutions.com
Research Institution
 University of New Mexico
 Arup Maji
 Department of Civil Engineerin
210 University Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM, 87106-
 (505) 277-2722
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
ABSTRACT: Adversarial installations, such as those housing the means for nuclear weapons production, are increasingly being constructed in heavily fortified locations and often using ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) as the construction material. As such, the U.S. Air Force has considerable interest in further developments of ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) to maintain an advantage over potential adversaries for both force protection applications as well as to establish methods for defeating adversarial installations constructed from the most advanced forms of UHPC. In response to this need, i2C Solutions, in partnership with the University of New Mexico (UNM) propose to develop an advanced form of UHPC that builds upon recent UHPC research performed at UNM using cost-effective and widely available constituent materials. The team anticipates that the proposed advanced form of UHPC will possess considerably greater compression strength as compared to current UHPC while also possessing significant tensile strength and fracture toughness. BENEFIT: If successful, the proposed UHPC will result in a high performance, highly cost-effective UHPC capable of being utilized in the construction of military test platforms. In addition, the proposed UHPC could see use in the construction of numerous hardened facilities including military installations, civilian government installations and nuclear reactors among numerous others.

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