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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.

  1. METHODOLOGY FOR CORRELATION OF ATC CONTROLLER WORKLOAD AND ERRORS

    SBC: Computer Technology Associates            Topic: N/A

    THE PURPOSE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF QUANTIFYING THE EFFECTS OF IREASED AUTOMATION ON THE WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE OF THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRA-TION'S AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER. IN PHASE I, RESEARCH WILL FOCUS ON ADAPTRING OUR CURRENT HUMAN PERFORMANCE MODEL TO REPRESENT THE JOB CHARACTERISTICS OR ATTRIBUTES THAT WILL DETERMINE LEVELS OF WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE IN THE AD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
  2. DEVELOPMENT OF A DIFFERENTIAL GPS NAVIGATION FILTER WITH AUTONOMOUS FAILURE DETECTION

    SBC: NAVSYS CORPORATION, THE            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES AN INNOVATIVE FILTERING TECHNIQUE THAT CAN BE USED TO DETECT AND REJECT OUT-OF-TOLERANCE MEASUREMENTS FROM A DIFFERENTIAL GPS NAVIGATION SOLUTION. THE TECHNIQUE CAN BE APPLIED FOR BOTH MOBILE AND STATIC APPLICATIONS AND COULD BE INTEGRATED INTO SHIPBOARD OR REFERENCE STATION GPS RECEIVERS. USING THE FILTER DESIGN PROPOSED, ERRORS CAUSED BY MULTIPATH, SATELLITE, RECEIVER ORR ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of Transportation
  3. RESEARCH ON AN AIRBORNE WIND SHEAR SENSOR

    SBC: OPHIR CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    THE RECOGNIZED LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR PHENOMENON KNOWN AS A MICROBURST POSES A SERIOUS AIR SAFETY THREAT TO COMMERCIAL AVIATION WHILE IN A LANDING OR POSES A SERIOUS COMMERCIAL AVIATION WHILE IN A LANDING OR TAKEOFF PATTERN. THIS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO DE A THIS LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED TO BE A MAJOR CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO SEVERAL CRASHES OF COMMERCIAL AIRLIN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Transportation
  4. UGT INSTRUMENTATION FOR ELECTRICAL PARAMETER MEASUREMENT

    SBC: APTEK, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROGRAM WILL DEVELOP FIELD INSTRUMENTATION SUITABLE FOR USE IN AN UNDERGROUND (UGT) OR ABOVEGROUND (AGT) RADIATION TEST ENVIRONMENT, FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS AS THEY RECOVER FROM IRRADIATION. THE EFFORT WILL CONSIST OF SAMPLE HOLDER AND INSTRUMENTATION DESIGN, RESPONSE ANALYSIS, AND THE FABRICATION OF A LABORATORY TEST SETUP TO SHOW TECHNIQUE FEASIBILITY.

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. SENSITIVE LOW Z STRAIN GAGE

    SBC: APTEK, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS ACTIVITY WILL INVESTIGATE THE USE OF PVDF FILM FOR USE AS A LOW Z STRAIN GAGE. THE PVDF MATERIAL IS AN ORDER OF MAGNITUDE MORE SENSITIVE THAN PZT AS A PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIAL AND HAS AN ATOMIC NUMBER MUCH LOWER (LOW Z) THAN PRESENT RESISTIVE STRAIN GAGE MATERIALS. THEREFORE, PVDF AS A STRAIN GAGE WILL BE CAPABLE OF MEASURING MUCH LOWER LEVELS OF STRAIN THAN PRESENT GAGING TECHNIQUES, AND WILL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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