February 2020

February 26, 2020 - 2:21pm
In this podcast, Patrick from Pacific Instruments speaks about signal conditioning/data acquisition systems. I’m not sure if it’s possible with a good memory to remember the first million digits of...
February 25, 2020 - 3:56pm
Three of the ASTM Standards that are often used with characterizing the properties of plastics and composites including D3039 Poisson’s Ratio, D695 Compression and D5379 Shear Modulus are...
February 25, 2020 - 8:50am
Founded in 1982, MACSEA has acquired decades of experience in providing ship health monitoring solutions to both Naval and commercial ship-owners. MACSEA was the first company to unleash the power of...
February 17, 2020 - 8:29am
When you twist a door knob to open the door, your hand is applying a torque to the knob.  Torque-force twists things, whether it be the massive propeller shaft on a cruise ship, or the humble door...
February 17, 2020 - 8:01am
Case Study: Marine Engine Horsepower Verification Using Strain Gage Torque Measurements The S.S. Badger is a passenger and vehicle ferry that has been in service since 1953. Currently, she shuttles...
February 6, 2020 - 8:02am
Strain gages are fundamental sensing devices that function as the building blocks of many other types of transducers—including pressure, load, and torque sensors—used extensively in structural test...
February 3, 2020 - 9:32am
“The resistance Advanced Sensors Technology strain gage, because of its unique operational characteristics, has dominated the transducer field for the past ten years or so.”  Broadly speaking a...