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Company Information:

Name: Engineering Mechanics Corporation of Columbus
Address: 3518 Riverside Drive
Suite #202
Columbus, OH 43221-1735
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (614) 459-3200

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $892,314.00 11
SBIR Phase II $1,228,535.00 3

Award List:

A Novel Algorithm to Predict Near-Real-Time Behavior of Micro-Cable Orientation on the Ocean Floor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Prabhat Krishnaswamy
Award Amount: $69,680.00

Innovative Methods to Enhance the Structural Performance of Recycled Plastic Lumber (RPL)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $68,415.00
Abstract:
Not Available Pyro-pulse compatible, non-explosive release devices will be developed for separation of satellites from launch vehicles for next generation of small spacecraft missions. Two design prototypes will be developed which utilize redundant shape memory actuators to provide both pyro-pulse… More

Friction Stir Welding of High-Melting-Temperature Materials with the Aid of Auxiliary Heating Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $94,222.00
Abstract:
Not Available Combat systems have historically been developed through a process that focuses on insular subsystems. This process has resulted in severe limitations on system interoperability and technical obsolescence. In addition, excessive life cycle costs are associated with maintaining multiple… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yong-Yi Wang, Vice-President
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Novel Method to Enhance Natural Fiber Performance in Polymeric Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Prabhat Krishnaswamy
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
In recent years there has been considerable interest in using natural plant fibers as reinforcements for plastics. The motivation includes cost, performance-enhancement, and weight-reduction. High- performance, bast fibers such as kenaf, and flax could potentially substitute glass or carbon fibers… More

SBIR Phase I: A Novel Joining Process for Tubular Structures in Automotive and Aerospace Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Zhili Feng
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project explores the feasibility of using a newly invented novel materials joining process based on electromagnetic theory as a reliable and economic method to weld tubular structures. The project will conduct research and engineering that will… More

SBIR Phase II: A Novel Joining Process for Tubular Structures in Automotive and Aerospace Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Zhili Feng
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop and commercialize the Magnetic Pulse Welding (MPW) system, a novel materials joining process. The goal is to establish MPW as a reliable and economic method to weld tubular structures. The project will conduct research and… More

SBIR Phase II: A Novel Joining Process for Tubular Structures in Automotive and Aerospace Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Zhili Feng
Award Amount: $478,535.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop and commercialize the Magnetic Pulse Welding (MPW) system, a novel materials joining process. The goal is to establish MPW as a reliable and economic method to weld tubular structures. The project will conduct research and… More

A Novel Approach To Manufacture Recycled Composite Timbers for Structural

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Prabhat Krishnaswamy
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Engineering Mechanics Corporation of Columbus¿ (Emc2) approach is to convert both municipal and industrial solid waste products into large dimensional composite timbers for structural and waterfront applications through a novel and efficient manufacturing process. The environmental benefits… More

Innovative Mobile Extrusion Plant for Onsite Fabrication of Ammunition Packaging Materials from Composite Recycled Plastics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Prabhat Krishnaswamy, Vice-President
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
The proposed Phase I feasibility study examines the possibility of developing a full-mobile extrusion plant capable of manufacturing structural thermoplastic composite lumber (TCL) and plastic piping. Novel concepts to enable the modification of existing equipment into a manufacturing system on… More

Design, Development and Testing of Optimized Composite "Soft Crack Arrestors"

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Gery Wilkowski, President – (614) 459-3200
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Emc2's proposal provided to DOT in response to SBIR Research topic 07-PH1 on "Design Optimization for Soft Crack Arrestors" focuses on the development of key material property data needed to design "soft crack arrestors". This testing will be done over a range of temperatures to cover extreme… More

Design, Development and Testing of Optimized "Soft Crack Arrestors"

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Gery Wilkowski, President
Award Amount: $356,000.00
Abstract:
EMC2''s Phase II proposal focuses on continuing development of "Soft Crack Arrestors" through additional key material property, detailed analytical refinement of the design, and full-scale pipe validation testing.  This material testing will be done over a range of temperatures to… More

Design, Development and Testing of Optimized "Soft Crack Arrestors"

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Gary Hattery, Director of Operations – (614) 459-3200
Award Amount: $394,000.00
Abstract:
EMC2''s Phase II proposal focuses on continuing development of "Soft Crack Arrestors" through additional key material property, detailed analytical refinement of the design, and full-scale pipe validation testing.  This material testing will be done over a range of temperatures to cover extreme… More

Adoption of High Performance Computational (HPC) Modeling Software for Widespread Use in the Manufacture of Welded Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Frederick Brust, Dr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
The use of virtual design in the fabrication of large structures has enjoyed significant success in the heavy materials industry for almost two decades. Industries that have used virtual design and analysis tools have reduced material parts size, developed environmentally-friendly fabrication… More