THE BLAST DOSIMETER CONCEPTS PROVEN FOR THE U.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$49,500.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
3653
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Anco Engineers Inc
9937 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA, 90232
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
DR KARL BERNSTEIN
(213) 204-5050
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE BLAST DOSIMETER CONCEPTS PROVEN FOR THE U.S. ARMY MEDICAL CORPS WILL BE EXTENDED AND PROVEN TO MEET THOSE OF THE U.S. ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND. PEAK BLAST WAVE PRESSURE AND BLAST WAVE MOMENTUM WILL BE RECORDED MECHANICALLY IN A SMALL, RUGGED, AND ACCURATE BUT INEXPENSIVE DEVICE. THE BLAST DOSIMETER WILL BE USER READABLE WITHOUT SPECIAL INSTRUMENTS, AND WILL BE EASY TO RESTORE FOR RE-USE. FOLLOWING CONCURRENCE WITH THE TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND REGARDING SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE BLAST DOSIMETER, THE PHASE I PROGRAM WILL INCLUDE 1) DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF TEST ITEMS AND TEST FIXTURES; 2) SHOCK TUBE AND CHEMICAL HIGH EXPLOSIVE TESTING; AND 3) OPTIONAL TESTING IN HIGH AND VERY HIGH YIELD EXPLOSIONS. PROVISIONALLY CHOSEN RANGE SPECIFICATIONS INCLUDE 1) PEAK PRESSURE OF 5 TO 1,000 PSI; 2) MOMENTUM OF 10 TO 10,000 ACTUAL PSI MILLISECONDS; AND 3) POSITIVE PHASE DURATION OF 1 TO 1,000 MILLISECONDS.

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