Keyword: Measuring Instruments

Test & Measurement

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Almost 75 years ago, U.S. Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Engineers have been pushing the boundaries of ultrafast flight...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Working together with a local business and academic professionals at the University of Tennessee Space Institute, Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) team members at...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Although a vast majority of fiber optic strain sensors use single mode fiber, multimode fiber has a higher nonlinear threshold that enables higher light levels and lower noise.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) completed assembly on the world’s largest heavy vehicle simulator (HVS), the “Titan,” at the end of...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Through a Small Business Innovative Research contract awarded to MetroLaser, Inc., by the U.S. Navy, a system is being developed to measure the gas velocity of engine exhaust to...

Articles: Software
Avionics engineering teams should minimize testing time to accelerate the pace of innovation required for the next era of space exploration.
Products: Software
CAD software, torque sensors, HD lenses, and more.
Articles: Materials
The testing of EMI materials must be rigorous and designed to predict performance over the lifetime of a material.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The Army analyzed shoreline change, dune volume, beach volume, beach slope, and cumulative elevation change along the northern Outer Banks of North Carolina.
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: Photonics/Optics
The use of CA, MIMO, and beamforming technologies will lead to more antennas and radio ports that need to be tested.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
While Defense Test and Evaluation (T&E) is different from agriculture, data attributes can be surprisingly similar.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn the performance parameters that must be considered when choosing the optimum quartz crystal oscillator for a space application.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.
Products: Weapons Systems
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A vector network analyzer (VNA) extension unit can support a wide range of measurements in a compact, individually configurable design.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Conductive gaskets, an explosive atmosphere test branch, and hydraulic aircraft sealing systems.
Articles: Automotive
Advancements in electric and autonomous vehicles have sparked renewed excitement about the integration of battery power in aviation.
INSIDER: Defense

A joint test assembly (JTA) designed by Lawrence Livermore and Sandia national laboratories was recently onboard an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
Articles: Power
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Jamco America’s comprehensive dynamic test facility has an accelerator-type impact system.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.

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