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THE TRUTH ABOUT THE TACOMA NARROWS BRIDGE
Classical mechanical resonance due to vortex shedding was determined not to be the
primary cause of failure. Click here to read the full article: Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
AVOIDING FAILURES OF METALS
Concerns and items to watch out for when designing for the avoidance of metal failure..
Click here to read the full article: Avoidance of Failures of Metals
FAILURES OF METALS
Investigation of the principal causes of failure in metals - including several example photos
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DESIGN OF CUSTOM TESTING PROGRAMS - PART II
Conclusion of the Part I - available below. Custom programs can be designed to fit the
unique needs of nearly every type of engineered component.
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DESIGN OF CUSTOM TESTING PROGRAMS - PART I
Unique products sometimes require unique testing programs to verify their design
specifications and standards. Custom programs can be designed to fit the unique needs of
nearly every type of engineered component.
Click here to read the full article: Custom Testing Programs I
CATASTROPHIC STRUCTURAL FAILURES
Case studies in modern structural failures, up to and including contemporary disasters.
Click here to read the full article: Structural Failures
Rotational vibrations in power transmission shafts can cause unanticipated behavior in
mechanical systems, and may need to be mitigated with torsional damping .
Click here to read the full article: Torsional Vibrations
THE CUSTOM-BUILT FIRE CHAMBER
Aero Nav Labs has designed and built a custom fire chamber for testing items such as
hydraulic hoses, fireproof insulation, and equipment that must endure high-temperature
and open-flame conditions.
Click here to read the full article: The Fire Chamber
VIBRATION THEORY AND APPLICATIONS
This article offers a brief overview of the primary aspects of vibration theory and some of
the main concerns involved in vibration testing.
Click here to read the full article: Vibration Theory and Applications.
EFFECT OF HARMONICS ON POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
This article, written by Artur Litovka, discusses the sources of voltage and current
harmonics, as well as their harmful effects on electrical systems.
Click here to read the full article: Effect of Harmonics on Power Distribution Systems
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
Finite element analysis (FEA) is an engineering tool used in performing analyses such as
calculating stresses or deformations in complex structures under loading. This article
discusses how such problems are approached by computer software, as well as the benefits
of modern FEA techniques.
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Equipment reliability is defined as the ability of a component or system to perform its
intended function, under a given set of conditions, for a specified period of time. This
article defines several of the factors which are considered in a reliability analysis, as well as
the techniques used to determine equipment reliability.
Click here to read the full article: RELIABILITY ENGINEERING
COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS
This article addresses the branch of the field of fluid mechanics known as computational
fluid dynamics (CFD). Included is a brief discussion of the various conditions that may be
modeled using CFD, as well as the procedure by which analysis is performed resulting in a
visualization of the solution.
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VIBRATION MODAL ANALYSIS
This article describes vibration modal analysis which is the field of studying the dynamic
properties of mechanical structures when subjected to vibrational excitation. Several types
of input signals are discussed as well as different methods for testing and data acquisition.
Click here to read the full article: VIBRATION MODAL ANALYSIS
EFFECTIVE DESIGN OF COMPONENTS EXPOSED TO THE ENVIRONMENT
THIS ARTICLE describes design methods and materials used for equipment that needs to
withstand prolonged exposure to the environment. Please feel free to contact us with
questions about how we could be of service for your design or manufacturing project.
ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES
THIS ARTICLE describes some of the technologies available to Aero Nav Labs when an
engineering consulting program is undertaken. Please feel free to contact us with questions
about how we could be of service for your project.
CONTRACT MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES -
The utilization of contract manufacturing and engineering consulting services requires a
clear, precise, and thorough definition of the goals and objectives of the program. THIS
ARTICLE provides some helpful guidelines for submitting a Contract Manufacturing or
Engineering Consulting Service request.
This article discusses the principles of the air blast chamber that was designed
by the laboratory for functional testing of a critical piece of equipment.
EVALUATION ENGINEERING MAGAZINE
This article discusses and provides examples of testing of several pieces of
equipment including AERO NAV LABORATORIES' air blast chamber. Editorial
content on the chamber was contributed by Sheldon Levine.
In this article, the manner in which Aero Nav Laboratories has handled testing
projects, that required assembly work, is discussed.
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Aero Nav will provide technical seminars at your facility (NYC metro area only) or ours. To
arrange for the seminars, please call the marketing department at 718-939-4422. The
seminars make approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours including questions and answers.
SEMINAR No. 1
"Environmental Simulation Testing Theory and Applications." Describes the theory and
application of environmental simulation testing.
SEMINAR No. 2
"Engineering Failures & Design Principles" Discuss a number of famous structural failures
and their causes.
SEMINAR No. 3
"Engineering Failures & Videos of Actual Testing " Discuss a number of famous structural
failures and their causes. Note that videos are shown as stills on pdf version (videos on ppt
SEMINAR No. 4
"Environmental Simulation Testing In The Laboratory/ Design Principles To Prevent
Failures" Presents videos of actual tests and design principles to prevent failures.
|Informational Articles and Seminars:
Please contact the laboratory to arrange for a personalized tour
designed to answer your specific questions.
Any of the Seminars shown below can be scheduled upon request.