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CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF TRUCK LOAS ARE TEHREATED BY STATE- OF -THE-ART…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Transportation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
3567
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
3567
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
West Coast Research Corporation
1527 26th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404-0350
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF TRUCK LOAS ARE TEHREATED BY STATE- OF -THE-ART MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES.
Agency: DOT
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,991.00
 

Abstract:

CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF TRUCK LOAS ARE TEHREATED BY STATE- OF -THE-ART MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES. MONITORING MAY BE EITHERREMOTE OR RECORDED FOR LOCAL INSPECTION. IT IS PROPOSED TO INSTALL STRAIN GAGE LOAD CELLS AT THE SALIENT LOCATIONS OF THE LOAD SUPPORT STRUCTURE OF TRUCKS AND PROVIDE APPRO PRIATE SIGNAL CONDITIONING IN A SECURE MODE TO RECORD OR TRANSMIT THE VEHICLE LOAD STATUS. THE RECORDING OR RECEPTIONCAN BE IMSPECTED AT A LOCALIZED INSPECTION STATION. CONSIDERATION IS GIVEN TO PROBLEMS RELATED TO ACCURATE SUMMATION OF THE FORCES APPLIED UNDER VIBRATORY AND ROUGH ROAD CONDIT IONS INCLUDING PROGLEMS OF SIDE SWAY AND BOUNCE. THE DISTRIBUTION OF LOAD MAY ALSO BE CHARACTERIZED BY THE METHODS OF MEASUREMENT THAT ARE PLANNED. STUDY IS ALSO TO BE MADE TO OPTIMIZING THE SYSTEM FOR COST EFFECTIVENESS.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

H.m. Spivack
Gen Mgr.
Small Business Information at Submission:

West Coast Research Corp
1527 26th St Santa Monica, CA 90404

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