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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. ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS WITHIN A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT

    SBC: MISSION RESEARCH CORP.            Topic: N/A

    MRC PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A SAFETY PERFORMANCE INDICATOR (PI) OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC (EM) PROTECTION STATUS OF A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT (NPP). WE BELIEVE THAT SUCH A PI IS NEEDED BECAUSE: (1) EM ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION IS ON THE INCREASE,(2) ADDITIONAL EM THREATS MUST BE EVALUATED, AND (3) DISRUPTION OF NPP OPERATIONS BY EM EFFECTS CAN AND MUST BE AVOIDED. PREVIOUS STUDIES HAVE ADDRESSED THE ISSUE OF E ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  2. GRAPHICS ACCESS SENSORY SYSTEM (GASS)

    SBC: Automated Functions, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE GRAPHIC ACCESS SENSORY SYSTEM (GASS) WILL ENABLE A VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSON TO GAIN ACCESS TO GRAPHIC SCREENS ON THE IBM PC, IBM AT, IBM PS/2, AND COMPATIBLES. IT WILL CONVERT THE GRAPHICAL SCREEN DATA INTO REGULAR TEXT CHARACTERS. IN THIS WAY, EXISTING ADAPTIVE AIDS MAY BE USEDTO OUTPUT THE TEXT IN SYNTHETIC SPEECH OR BRAILLE. CURRENTLY THERE IS NO TECHNOLOGY THAT PROVIDES ACCESS TO GRAPHIC S ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  3. PORTABLE ADAPTIVE READING MACHINE (PARM)

    SBC: Automated Functions, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  4. A NATIONAL DATABASE OF INFORMATION ON STATE-LEVEL DUE PROCESS HEARING DECISIONS

    SBC: The Conference Center Inc.            Topic: N/A

    IN SEPTEMBER 1989, THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY ISSUEDA REPORT FUNDED BY CONGRESS CALLED, "THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: WHERE DO WE STAND?" ONE OF THEFINDINGS OF THE REPORT IS THAT THERE IS NO NATIONAL DATABASETHAT INCLUDES THE ROUTINE COLLECTION OF DATA REGARDING SPECIAL EDUCATION DUE PROCESS HEARINGS. SPECIAL EDUCATION DUE PROCESS HEARINGS ARE ADMINISTRATIVE-LEVEL ARBITRATI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  5. A COMPUTER AUDIO-VISUAL INDICATOR FOR HEARING IMPAIRED PEOPLE

    SBC: The Conference Center Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  6. FEASIBILITY OF PROVIDING WORK-RELATED INTERPERSONAL SKILLS TRAINING TO YOUNG ADULTS VIA VIDEODISC

    SBC: Macro Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    MANY PEOPLE WITH MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENTS ARE EITHER UN- OR UNDEREMPLOYED. A PRIMARY REASON FOR THIS IS DEFICITS IN INTERPERSONAL SKILLS WHICH AFFECT BEHAVIOR IN JOB SEEKING AND JOB PERFORMANCE. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS ARE EMPLOYED IN ALL HUMAN INTERACTIONS. THE ABSENCE OF THESE SKILLS DAMAGESRELATIONSHIPS, BOTH IN PERSONAL LIFE AND IN THE WORKPLACE. SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY SUGGESTS THAT INTERPERSON ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  7. DEVELOP AN INTERACTIVE-LEARNING EXPERIENCE USING GAMING TECHNIQUES, ANIMATION, GRAPHICS, SIMULATIONS, AND ON-LINE INFORMATION RETRIEVAL TO CONVEY DRUG EDUCATION TO STUDENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS

    SBC: VANGUARD RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Education
  8. ENHANCED SIMULATOR TRAINING PROGRAM FOR OPERATORS AT MULTI-UNIT PLANTS.

    SBC: Corpe Corp.            Topic: N/A

    AT MULTI-UNIT NUCLEAR GENRATING STATIONS, CONTROL ROOM OPERATORS ARE GENERALLY LICENSED TO OPERATE ALL SIMILAR UNITS. SIMULATOR TRAINING CONDUCTED AT THE LICENSEE TRAINING FACILITY OCCURS ON ONE SIMULATOR WHICH MAY NOT EXACTLY MIMIC ANY UNIT. INADEQUATE TRAINING ON UNIT-TO-UNIT AND UNIT-TO-SIMULATOR DIFFERENCES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH LIMITED PER-PERSON SIMULATOR TRAINING HOURS, CAN RESULT IN INCREAS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  9. ROBUST, ACCURATE, NON-CONTACTING VIBRATION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

    SBC: EPOCH ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: N/A

    WHEN ROTATING MACHINERY DETERIORATES, VIBRTION PATTERSN CHANGE. WHEN BEARING FREQUENCIES APPEAR, THEN INCREASE IN AMPLITUDE, BEARING FAILURE LOOMS. THE SAME WITH VALVES; WHEN THEY LEAK, THEY VIBRATE. AS LEAKAGE INCREASES, THE VIBRATION PATTERN CHANGES. THERE ARE MANY OTHERS. THE KEY IS KNOWING WHERE AND HOW DEEPLY TO LOOK. THE KEY IN OLDER REACTOR PLANTS IS TO UNOBTRUSIVELY, ECONOMICALLY BACKFIT S ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  10. DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED TECHNIQUES FOR DYNAMIC PRA

    SBC: Frh, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    CHANGES IN PLANT STATUS, EITHER BEFORE OR DURING AN ACCIDENT SEQUENC CAN CONSIDERABLY AFFECT ITS OUTCOME; BOTH THE ACTURAL OUTCOME AND THAT PREDICTED BY PROBABILISTIC RISK ASSESSMENT. IN ORDER TO ACCURATELY REPRESENT THE POSSIBLE ACCIDENTS AND THEIR PROBABILITIES, THE PRA MODEL MUST CONSIDER THE DYNAMIC CHARACTER OF THE PLANT, IT'S SYSTEMS AND OPERATORS. A LIVING, DYNAMIC PRA IS ONE IN WHICH ALL T ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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