Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2013

427  The University of Texas-Pan American  (19978)

Principal Investigator: Tarawneh, Constantine

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 270,000

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/1/09 <> 8/31/13

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Mechanical Engineering

Department, Center, School, or Institute: Mechanical Engineering

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Amstead Rail/The University of Texas-Pan American Research Projects

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Amstead Industries Incorporated

Program Title: none


The renewed contract for the upcoming year will focus on five specific areas of interest to Amsted Rail, namely; (1) Adapter Sensor Insert Development, Optimization, and Performance Characterization, (2) Conductive AdapterPlus™ Pad Development and Evaluation, (3) Compilation and Analysis of Vibration Signatures for Bearings with Known Defects, (4) IONX Motes Testing, Data Analysis, and Algorithm and Alarm Threshold Refinement, and (5) Railroad Bearing Performance Characterization, Evaluation, and Service Life Testing.

Discussion: No discussion notes


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