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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 June, 2020.

  1. Real-Time In-Situ Measurement of Void Fraction and Specific Surface in Fresh Concrete

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: 171FH2

    Water expansion during freeze-thaw cycles can cause deterioration in concrete, leading to scaling, cracking, and crumbling over a period of years. Resistance to this damage is achieved with a system of voids formed by adding surfactants to the fresh concrete to stabilize air bubbles naturally entrained during mixing. The volume fraction, size, and spacing of these voids are critical. It is importa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Transportation
  2. RailMonitor: Real-Time Broken Rail Detection System

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: 171FR2

    Broken rails are a common cause of mainline derailments and a particular concern given the increasing use of our rail system for passenger traffic and petroleum products. The progressive nature of the defects provides an opportunity for early detection of cracks before they become significant enough to cause a derailment. Unfortunately, current inspection technology does not allow these inspection ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Transportation
  3. Improved Thermal and Acoustic Comfort for Motorcycle Helmets

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: 151NH1

    Use of motorcycles helmets significantly reduces the risk of fatality or serious brain injury to riders in the event of a crash, but riders often do not wear helmets in warm weather because of thermal discomfort. We propose to develop an innovative ventilation and cooling system that will maintain a cool, dry environment inside the helmet while also meeting applicable safety standards. The key the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Transportation
  4. SIMULATION MODEL OF AIRCRAFT EVACUATION PROCESS

    SBC: Gourary Assoc Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE FEASIBILITY OF BUILDING A PERSONAL COMPUTER MODEL OF THEEVACUATION PROCESS WILL BE STUDIED, USING AN EXPERIMENTAL MODEL DEVELOPED BY GOURARY ASSOCIATES INC. THE RESULTING MODEL WILL PERMIT THE STUDY AND VISUALIZATION OF PASSENGER MOVEMENTS DURING EVACUATION. IT WILL ALSO ALLOW THE STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF CROWDING, FIRE, OBSTRUCTIONS, AND OTHER EFFECTS DURING THE EVACUATION PROCESS. THE MODEL W ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Transportation
  5. Integration of Advanced Inductive Signature Vehicle Detectors with an Advanced Transportation Controller running under the Real Time Linux Operating System

    SBC: Inductive Signature Technologies Inc.            Topic: N/A

    We propose to determine what outputs from the SSAJ measurement system would be suitable for traffic control applications, to determine what the "real time" needs and accuracies are for measurements of signature, speed, acceleration, and jerk (SSAJ), to integrate the output of our IST-222 Standard Signature Output Card with and Advanced Transportation Contorller (ATC) and finally to demonstrate pro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Transportation
  6. An Intermodal Operations Planning & Coordination System

    SBC: Zeta-Tech Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This proposed activity will conduct case studies of six selected United States ports to determine whether an integrated terminal information system in each of them might deliver significant benefits to port operators, port users, and shippers. Using the experience of the railroad industry as a guide, problems and possibilities for integrating information flow will be examined. The final report w ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Transportation
  7. Feasibility Assessment of an Intelligent System for Real-Time Prediction of Railway Vehicle Response to the Interaction with Track Geometry

    SBC: Zeta-Tech Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Transportation
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