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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Locking Mechanism for Rotating Seats

    SBC: Kustom Seating Unlimited Inc. (KSU)            Topic: 07FR1

    Research is proposed to develop a locking mechanism for intercity (Amtrak) rotating seats that can be retro-fit to existing seats. Current intercity rail seats, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), present a safety hazard to the riding public. Post accident investigations show that passenger rail seats were found to have been uncontrollably rotated even though current se ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  2. Advanced Truck for High Speed Freight Operations

    SBC: Sharma & Associates, Inc.            Topic: 01FR1

    During Phase 1 of the project, Sharma & Associates, Inc. developed a concept for high speed freight truck intended for 70-ton, regular freight and bi-modal operation, at speeds up to 150 mph. The truck uses a rigid frame and an indpendent, compliant, primary suspension for its basic architecture. Constant contact side-bearings and yaw dampers were also added to improve dynamic performance. Vehi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  3. RADAR TRAFFIC MONITOR FOR INTERSECTION TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

    SBC: Epsilon Lambda Electronics Corp.            Topic: N/A

    ROADWAY INTERSECTION TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ACCOMPLISH COMMAND AND CONTROL USING VEHICLE SENSORS WITH COMPUTERS WHICH HAVE SOPHISTICATED PROGRAMS (SOFTWEAR). COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY HAS PROGRESSED MORE RAPIDLY IN RECENT YEARS THAN SENSOR TECHNOLOGY. WIRE LOOPS WHICH ARE LAID IN THE PAVEMENT ARE COSTLY TO INSTALL AND MAINTAIN AND ARE NOT EASILY RECONFIGURED FOR AN UPGRADE OF TRAFFIC CONTROL. A RADA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Department of Transportation
  4. GENERATING SEATING FOAM.

    SBC: Imi-tech Corp            Topic: N/A

    THE SCOPE OF THIS PROGRAM WILL BE TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF PRODUCING FOR TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES A LIGHTWEIGHT, FIRE-RESISTANT, LOW SMOKE GENERATING SEATING FOAM THROUGH THE USE OF POLYIMIDE FOAM CHEMISTRY. IMI-TECH CORPORATION MANUFACTURES A LIGHTWEIGHT, FIRE-RESISTANT, LOW SMOKE GENERATING THERMAL/ACOUSTICAL FOAM INSULATION MATERIAL WHICH SHOWS GREAT POTENTIAL FOR MODIFICATION TO A SEAT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 Department of Transportation
  5. ICING MONITORING EQUIPMENT

    SBC: JONAS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1984 Department of Transportation
  6. THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A RESEARCH EFFORT DIRECTED THE DEVELOPMENT OF A REBREATHING DEVICE FOR USE BY PASSENGERS IN AIRCRAFT FIRES.

    SBC: Wolf Engineering            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A RESEARCH EFFORT DIRECTED THE DEVELOPMENT OF A REBREATHING DEVICE FOR USE BY PASSENGERS IN AIRCRAFT FIRES. AT PRESENT, THE CABIN OF AN AIRCRAFT IN FLIGHT FILLS WITH SMOKE AND TOXIC GASES DURING A FIRE, THERE IS NO EFFECTIVE MEANS OF PROTECTING THE PASSENGERS AND CREW UNTIL THE AIRCRAFT CAN BE LANDED AND EVALUATED. CURRENT OXYGEN MASKS ARE OF LITTLE VALUE SINCE, WITHOUT A D ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 Department of Transportation

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