Keyword: Failure analysis

Briefs: Aerospace
Testing has shown that NASA's poppet reduces leakage rates of traditional aerospace cryogenic valves by three orders of magnitude.
Articles: Imaging

Where the ability to detect mid-wave infrared (MWIR) radiation is mission critical, readiness and the importance of long, maintenance-free infrared (IR) system operation is vital. In...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D bioprinting using bioink from engineered stem cells enables treatment of myocardial infarction and other cardiovascular diseases.
Technology Leaders: Power
To ensure the availability of a UPS system, proper consideration must be taken of each application and its requirements.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.
Briefs: Transportation
The technology could be key to lighter, less expensive, and long-lasting batteries for future electric vehicles.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
For applications requiring high-energy material deposition coatings, you'll need to understand how stress can impact surface figure and system performance.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The ultra-compact, wearable hologram sensor immediately notifies the user of volatile gas detection.
Briefs: Wearables
A flexible device worn on the wrist harvests heat energy from the human body to monitor health.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A valve actuator has deep-sea applications.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
A comparison of passive and active supercapacitor charging methods emphasizes the need for a close inspection on power source and supercapacitor demand.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Onboard cameras can be used to keep damaged quadcopters in the air and flying stably, even without GPS.
Briefs: Software
This tool provides faster and more detailed composite damage simulation results.
Briefs: Internet of Things
The improved rectennas could operate low-power devices such as temperature sensors.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
While this technology was designed for CubeSats, it may be utilized in any technology that utilizes a structural frame, such as drones.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The sensor provides accurate and real-time measurement of flow rates and temperature in next-generation microfluidic instruments.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Aircraft may have a huge amount of data available, but this doesn’t mean it’s the right data to troubleshoot a problem.
Briefs: Aerospace

The Solenoid Valve Health Monitor System (SVHMS) was developed to remotely monitor the health of solenoid valves, lowering operational costs and increasing reliability by predicting valve failures before they...

Briefs: AR/AI
This device could give doctors a new therapeutic option for treating patients with conditions such as heart failure.
Briefs: Materials
A new method could enable vehicles and equipment to better withstand high temperatures, loads, and speeds.
Briefs: Motion Control
Fuse devices enable circuit safety in high-power applications, such as motion control and alternative energy generation, in addition to electric vehicles.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Applications include homeland security, vehicle anti-collision systems, telecommunications systems, and industrial instrumentation.
Briefs: Aerospace

NASA's Langley Research Center has developed a method that introduces solids and particulates — specifically aerogels — into composites or...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Stanford Research Systems
Sunnyvale, CA
www.thinksrs.com

The Robotic External Leak Locator (RELL) — a collaboration between NASA's Johnson Space Center and Goddard Space Flight...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

When testing composite structures, it is important to understand the response of the structure to the load. Of significance is the formation of damage and growth of that damage leading...

Articles: Motion Control

For most electrical engineers, the simple term “motor” means one thing: an electromagnetic rotary-motion unit. Engineers who need linear rather than rotary motion consider adding a mechanical...

Application Briefs: Materials
Collier Research Corp.
Newport News, VA
HyperSizer.com

When the Stratolaunch aircraft rolled out of the Mojave, CA Air and Space Port hangar this spring in...

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