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Strain Measurement using High-Speed Data Acquisition Systems in a Split-Hopkinson Bar Application

            Dynamic material testing, such as in a Split-Hopkinson bar test, requires high-speed data acquisition (DAQ) and sensors with enough bandwidth to capture these dynamic impulses. In this tech talk presentation, HBM, manufacturer of strain gauges, load cells, torque transducers, data acquisition systems and software, will give an introduction in Split-Hopkinson bar tests as well as discuss the required data acquisition systems for this type of testing.

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Composite Bearings Eliminate Your Warranty Responsibilities

Our goal: To present the design engineering properties of PolyLube® composite bearings and our recommendations for implementation into your applications.

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Reverse Engineering: The First Step to Efficient Design and Analysis in the Aerospace Industry

Reverse engineering is fast becoming a more popular method of creating 3D data without existing CAD files. This process reconstructs classic designs and implements new ones. It can generate lost or absent design documentation and update or create “as-built” documentation.

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Arm Control for World's Largest Functional Brain Model

Spaun, the world's largest functional model of the human brain, has a digital eye, which it uses for visual input, and a robotic arm that it uses to draw its responses. Having a realistic arm that behaves similarly to an actual arm, with appropriate muscle responses and arm segment lengths and mass, is important to getting human-like results.

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Structural Mechanics Analysis with COMSOL Multiphysics

Attend this webinar with guest speaker, Dr. Mark Yeoman, director and founder of Continuum Blue. Yeoman will discuss several projects for which Continuum Blue has used COMSOL Multiphysics. These include simulating thermal contact and phase change during the laminating of structures, and the dynamic analysis of subsea cables. COMSOL can be used to simulate structures under loads and perform multiphysics analysis when thermal or fluid loads are present.

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A Better Way to Measure Displacements and Strains: Optical Metrology for the Next Generation in Aerospace, Automotive and Micro-Electronics

ARAMIS is a true finite element measurement system that allows you to intuitively understand the material response of complex structures under test and directly validate detailed computer models. The PONTOS optical mobile measurement system provides 6-DOF (degrees of freedom) measurement of all types of structures, from wing flexure (NASA Dryden) to rocket motor vibration studies and modal analysis, all with the same hardware. Our equipment can study everything from thermal expansion (using ARAMIS Thermography) to vibration and shock, with cameras running at up to 10M fps (frames per second). The data collected can then be used for everything from materials studies to manufacturing quality control reports.

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NASA Ames Simulation Laboratories – Learn How to Test Without the Need to Invest

Whether you’re researching air traffic management concepts, analyzing vehicle design and performance, or evaluating complex systems, now you can do it using NASA’s space-age technology without the cost and headaches of designing, building, and maintaining your own test system.

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