Showing 97 ideas for tag "safety"

Research Projects

Establishing Commercial Ramp Safety Standards

Research and document best practices recommended for commercial airports related to ramp operations. The practices should include operational safety processes, infrastructure marking, informational signage and operating procedures for airport personnel and tenants alike. The objective of this synthesis is to identify and offer corrective practices for common gaps and promote effective approaches for ramp operation safety... more »

Voting

2 votes
2 up votes
0 down votes

Research Projects

Future of the Airport Security Systems in Pandemics

The objective of this research program is to develop a modeling tool to support the decision makers in evaluating both near-term and long-term practical solutions pertaining to possible changes in the security system and operation strategies at the airports around the nation given the new pandemic world.

Voting

2 votes
2 up votes
0 down votes

Research Projects

Improving the Durability of Concrete Pavement Surfaces through Improved Specifications and Testing

The objective of this research is to provide recommended improvements to the current P-501 specification along with recommendations for improved paving practices to enhance or insure the durability of the concrete surface. This project will identify major airports that are experiencing durability issues, measure the scale of the issue through field inspections, and conduct a petrographic examination of the concrete materials.... more »

Voting

0 votes
0 up votes
0 down votes

Research Projects

Framework and Requirements for Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve Airport Runway SafetyArtificial Intelligence is

Artificial Intelligence is a powerful system that can automatically predict runway safety issues and produce optimal decisions to solve the problem in real time. The purpose of this project is to develop a framework for an AI system and provide guidelines for integrating an AI system to airports in order to improve runway safety.

Voting

0 votes
1 up votes
1 down votes

Research Projects

Infrastructure condition assessment using mobile devices

Current methods of assessing the condition of airport pavement and infrastructure typically require restricting access or use, closing, and/or using expensive assessment methods or tools. Technology integrated into most mobile phones (gyroscopes, accelerometers, cameras, etc.) can be used to automatically collect and wirelessly transmit infrastructure-related data to a central database providing real-time tracking of... more »

Voting

3 votes
3 up votes
0 down votes

Research Projects

Best Practices in Preventing Slips and Falls

Develop a source for best practices in the survey and documentation of slips and fall areas. Airports have common areas that are susceptible to slips and falls, as most large, complex public buildings do; a source and approach to best practices will help facilitate a pro-active management system for this issue.

Voting

3 votes
3 up votes
0 down votes