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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.
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
SBC: FOSTER-MILLER, INC. Topic: N/A
This Phase II SBIUR (Small Business Innovative Research) proposal is based on work accomplished by Foster-Miller, Inc. and Battelle Memorial Institute during a prior Phase I SBIR program under contract DTRS57-99-C-00090. The purpose of the Phase I program was to develop an in-vehicle sensor to measure roadway surface conditions and, from these measurements, determine the coefficient of friction b ...SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of Transportation
SBC: Mide Technology Corporation Topic: 04FR1
Railroad freight car safety and maintenance cost is directly related to knowledge of the actual braking force provided by a brake shoe. If the brake force is too low, safety is at risk. If the brake shoe is replaced before the end of it's lifetime to ensure safety, maintenance and thus operating costs are increased. Currently there is no system in place to monitor brake shoe force during train ...SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation