Keyword: Springs

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Articles: Defense
See why coiled spring pins are being used extensively throughout the aerospace industry.
Briefs: Test & Measurement

The primary metrics that prohibit the use of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) gyroscopes for navigation-grade inertial navigation units (IMUs) are angle...

Articles: Aerospace

Compression springs are a critical component of firearm performance and durability. Making a recoil compression spring perform properly in the extremely limited space available in most firearms, and ensuring...

Briefs: Physical Sciences

A recently invented acceleration strain transducer is based on the principle of a conventional spring-and-mass acceleration transducer combined with a linear strain sensor that...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Mini-Whegs™ are small mobile robots, designed according to abstracted cockroach locomotion principles, that can run and can climb obstacles taller than themselves. Mini-Whegs are derived from larger mobile...