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STRESSMETER FOR MEASURING DYNAMIC BRIDGE STRESSES

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
9298
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
9298
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Re/spec Inc
4775 Indian School Rd Ne Suite 300 Albuquerque, NM 87110
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: STRESSMETER FOR MEASURING DYNAMIC BRIDGE STRESSES
Agency: DOT
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

A NEED EXISTS FOR A COMPACT, PORTABLE SYSTEM CAPABLE OF MEASURING DYNAMIC STRESSES INDUCED BY HEAVY TRUCKS IN THE STRU- TURAL MEMBERS OF BRIDGES. USE OF STATE-OF-OF THE-ART ELEC- TRONIC CIRCUITRY NOW ALLOWS CONSTRUCTION OF A HYBRID ANALOG-DIGITAL INDICATOR THATCAN DISPLAY THE PEAK STRESSES A BRIDGEEXPERIENCES BY USING DATA FROM STRAIN SENSORS ATTACHED TO THE BRIDGE. THE FEASIBILITY OF BUILDING SUCH A DEVICE THAT IS ECONOMICAL AND ACCURATE IS ADDRESSED IN THIS PROPOSAL.

Principal Investigator:

Dr leo l van sambeek
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Re/spec Inc
Po Box 725 Rapid City, SD 57709

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No