Keyword: Documentation

Articles: Test & Measurement
Microwave radiometers on current satellites are about the size of a washing machine. On TROPICS’ small satellites, the radiometers are about the size of a coffee mug.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Securing data shared and stored on the battlefield will require hardware with built-in cybersecurity features
Articles: Materials
Replacing hard chrome requires aerospace companies to critically evaluate why they used it in the first place.
Briefs: Materials

The purpose of this endeavor was to investigate the effect of 3-D weave architecture on PIP-processed ceramic-matrix composites (CMC)....

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Knowledge of the physical properties of materials is critical for understanding their behavior in the environment as well as...

Application Briefs: Defense
Astronautics Corporation of America
Milwaukee, WI

Astronautics Corporation of America has been selected to provide an improved and upgraded electronic...

Articles: Aerospace

As technologies such as digital signal processors (DSPs), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), and general-purpose processors (GPPs) advance, product and feature...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Reducing Thicknesses of PbZrₓTi₁₋ₓO₃ Films in Capacitors

A document describes experiments performed to determine effects of reducing the thicknesses of films of lead zirconate titanate (PbZrxTi1-xO3, wherein 0<x<1) used as ferroelectric dielectric layers in some capacitors. The fabrication of...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Imaging and Spectral Measurements of Explosions

A document describes experiments performed to investigate rates of delivery of energy onto targets from different explosive formulations. The experiments were designed to measure relative positions of blast fireballs and leading shock fronts; determine whether different explosive formulations...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Synthesizing Pseudo-Finer-Resolution MODIS Data Products

A document discusses a methodology for synthesizing finerresolution data products from outputs of the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instruments aboard NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites. Typical MODIS ocean color data have 1-km resolution, but those in five wavelength...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Stability of Rotors Supported by Hydrodynamic Film Bearings

The document, "Hydrodynamic Fluid Film Bearings and Their Effect on the Stability of Rotating Machinery" represents a lecture in a series "Design and Analysis of High-Speed Pumps," held in 2006 under the auspices of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The document introduces the...

Briefs: Information Technology
Cooperative Control of Robotic Aircraft

A document reviews a multidisciplinary research program oriented toward development of a rigorous theoretical foundation, and scalable analytical tools and paradigms, for construction of cooperative, networked control for numerous autonomous and semi-autonomous aircraft. This research has addressed issues...

Briefs: Information Technology

Current intelligence fusion systems are not accurately and quickly performing the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) fusion necessary for tracking moving targets that use...

Briefs: Materials

A team of scientists, engineers, and developers from AFRL and RJ Lee Group, Inc., recently completed functional prototype development of the Materials Knowledge Base (MKB), an object-based data repository for...