Advanced Low-Cost Turbojet Engine

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$70,000.00
Award Year:
1999
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N992-5119
Award Id:
44785
Agency Tracking Number:
N992-5119
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
7001 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN, 37421
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Christopher Gibson
(423) 894-4646
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Not Available A program is presented for developing ceramic materials for operation at 3700-4900 F (2038-2704 C) with non-aluminized propellants and at 4900-6200 F (2704-3427 C) with aluminized propellants. At the lower temperature range the promising HfBx-HfCy-SiC-XX compositions will be evaluated where XX are rare earth borides such as YB2. These alloys (without XX) exhibited very good performance in arc jet (low pressure) evaluation and must now be evaluated in a rocket engine environment (high pressure). At the higher temperature range, TaC will be evaluated along with HfC for comparison. No data is available on TaC in this particular temperature range and pressure.

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