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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. DEVELOPMENT OF A BATTERY FOR MEASURING COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT IN THE RAILROAD

    SBC: SAM TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP AN INEXPENSIVE, PORTABLE SYSTEM FOR QUICKLY ASSESSING COGNITIVE FUNCTIONAL ABILITY (CFA) AND WORK READINESS OF PERSONNEL WHO PERFORM CRITICAL JOBS SUCH AS TRAIN ENGINEERS OR OTHER OPERATORS OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS. IN THIS FEASIBILITY STUDY, WE WILL TEST THE PRACTICALITY AND RELEVANCE OF OUR SYSTEM TO RAILROAD PERSONNEL. WE WILL TEST SEVEN TRAIN ENGINEERS TWICE A WEE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  2. DEVELOPMENT OF AN OCCUPANT RESTRAINT DEVICE FOR WHEELCHAIR USERS ON SCHOOL BUSES

    SBC: Simula, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    AN INCREASING NUMBER OR WHEELCHAIR-BOUND STUDENTS ARE ATTENDING PUBLIC SCHOOLS, A PROCESS KNOWN AS "MANINSTREAMING". CONSEQUENTLY, PROTECTING THESE STUDENTS IN THE EVENT OF A SCHOOL BUS COLLISION IS A SIGNIFICANT SAFETY ISSUE. EXISTING RESTRAINT SYSTEMS TEND TO FOCUS ON RESTRAINING THE WHEELCHAIR RATHER THAN THE OCCUPANT. DISCUSSED IN THIS PROPOSAL IS A SYSTEM TO PROTECT A WHEELCHAIR STUDENT INVOL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  3. TURBINE ENGINE ROTOR SYSTEM FAILURE PREDICTION AND PREVENTION

    SBC: Systems Control Technology,            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  4. CERTIFICATION/SAFETY ASSESSMENT OF FLYING QUALITIES AND PILOT WORKLOAD FOR ADVANCE DIGITAL FLY-BY-WIRE TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT

    SBC: SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: N/A

    THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ADVANCED DIGITAL FLY-BY-WIRE (DBFW) AND CONVENTIONAL TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT ON AIRWORTHINESS REQUIREMENTS AND CERTIFICATION FLIGHT TESTING WILL BE ENUMERATED, ILLUSTRATED AND ANALYZED. POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS, OR RESEARCH STEPS REQUIRED TO OBTAIN SOLUTIONS, TO THE PROBLEMS/ISSUES POSED BY SUCH DIFFERENCES WILL BE OUTLINED AND DISCUSSED. IMPROVED SAFETY POTENTIAL OF DBFW A ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Transportation
  5. DEVELOPMENT OF A RAILROAD ADVANCED IMPAIRMENT LOCATOR SYSTEM(RAILS)

    SBC: SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: N/A

    IN AMERICA TODAY, THERE IS CONSIDERABLE CONCERN OVER IMPAIRMENT IN THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM WORK FORCE, AND THE EFFECT THIS IMPAIRMENT MIGHT HAVE ON SAFETY AND PRODUCTIVITY. ALCOHOL IMPAIRMENT HAS BEEN A TRADITIONAL PROBLEM AND DRUGS HAVE BECOME INCREASINGLY MORE PREVALENT INTHE LAST DECADE. WHEN ALCOHOL AND DRUG IMPAIRMENT ARE CONSIDERED ALONG WITH OTHER EVERYDAY FACTORS THAT CAN RESTRICT JOB PE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  6. INVESTIGATION OF STRUCTURAL ADHESIVES

    SBC: Texas Research Institute, Austin, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  7. FIBEROPTIC VISION SYSTEM FOR HEAVY VEHICLES

    SBC: Triangle Research and Development Corporation            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PHASE I EFFORT WOULD EVALUATE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A NOVEL FIBEROPTIC VISION SYSTEM FOR LARGE MOTOR VEHICLES. A NEW, BETTER MEANS OF SIDE AND REAR VISIONIS NEEDED FOR HEAVY TRUCKS AND BUSES. THE DRIVERS OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE DIFFICULTY SEEING OTHER VEHICLES IN TRAFFIC LANES TO THEIR IMMEDIATE RIGHT. WHEN THE CAB AND TRAILER OFTHE HEAVY TRUCK ARE AT AN ANGLED POSITION OR A HE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Transportation
  8. FACIAL LACERATION MEASUREMENT MASK FOR ANTHROPOMORPHIC MODELS

    SBC: Triangle Research and Development Corporation            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Transportation
  9. A PC-BASED SIMULATOR WITH EXPERT SYSTEM FOR AIRSPACE DESIGN

    SBC: Wesson International Inc.            Topic: N/A

    INNOVATIVE METHODS OF MAN/MACHINE COMMUNICATION WILL BE PROPOSED, IMPLEMENTED, AND STUDIED EXPERIMENTALLY WITHIN THECONTEXT OF AN EXISTING HIGH-FIDELITY PC-BASED ATC SIMULATOR (TRACON(TM)). THE SPECIFIC POSSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, MOUSE/TRACKBALL-BASED POPUP AND PULLDOWN MENUS AND DIALOG BOXES, VOICE I/O FOR DATABASE LOOKUP, DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS INCLUDING A TACTICAL COMMUNICAT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Transportation
  10. STUDY AND EVALUATION OF FIBER REINFORCED DOWELL BARS FOR USEIN HIGHWAYS

    SBC: Etc Engineers Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DOWEL BARS HAVE TRADITIONALLY BEEN USED AS AN IMPORTANT LOADTRANSFER MECHANISM ON OUR FEDERAL HIGHWAYS. A SIGNIFICANT PROBLEM OCCURRS WITH THE USE OF THESE BARS DUE TO RUST AND RESULTANT SPALLING AND CRACKING CONCRETE. COMPOSITE REINFORCING BARS (CRB) HAVE BECOME WIDELY USED FOR CRACK CONTROL IN MANY REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES EXPOSED TO AGGRESSIVE ENVIRONMENTS. A LIMITED AMOUNT OF DATA IS AVA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Transportation

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