Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

585  Texas Tech University  (73798)

Principal Investigator: Andreas A. Neuber

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 550,000

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 2/15/18 - 1/12/19

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Engineering

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Pulsed Power and Power Electronics Center

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Ignition Mechanisms of Explosives during Drilling and Skidding

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC

CFDA: 81

Program Title: N/A


1.1.1: The purpose of this research project is to conduct a quantitative investigation of the machining of high explosives. This includes evaluating the influence of machining parameters on cutter forces and temperature during machining operations with PBX 9501 and PBX 9502. Based on literature reviews, experimental investigations and analysis, an overall predictive model will be developed.

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