Modeling Energetic Materials at the Meso Scale

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,992.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8651-10-M-0253
Agency Tracking Number:
O092-W01-1134
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
OSD 09-W01
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
NextGen Aeronautics
2780 Skypark Drive, Suite 400, Torrance, CA, 90505
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
106823607
Principal Investigator:
NAIDA LACEVIC
Principal Investigator
(310) 626-8364
nlacevic@nextgenaero.com
Business Contact:
Zoltan Feher
Manager, Contracts and Pricing
(310) 626-8384
zfeher@nextgenaero.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
NextGen Aeronautics, in collaboration with Prof. Cagin's group at Texas A&M University and Prof. Vitali Nesterenko of the University of California, San Diego, is proposing a new computational tool, MesoShock, for microstructure-response prediction in energetic materials. MesoShock extends a standard particle mechanics package into a Dissipative Particle Dynamics with Conserved Energy (DPDCE) engine and, along with s a collection of python modules, provides prediction of pressure, temperature, internal energy, and reaction extent during microstructure interaction with shock waves for energetic materials of interest.

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