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Title: Simulation of pyroshock environments using a tunable resonant fixture

Abstract

Disclosed are a method and apparatus for simulating pyrotechnic shock for the purpose of qualifying electronic components for use in weapons, satellite, and aerospace applications. According to the invention, a single resonant bar fixture has an adjustable resonant frequency in order to exhibit a desired shock response spectrum upon mechanical impact. The invention eliminates the need for availability of a large number of different fixtures, capable of exhibiting a range of shock response characteristics, in favor of a single tunable system. 32 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
AT&T Corporation
OSTI Identifier:
379936
Patent Number(s):
5,565,626
Application Number:
PAN: 8-128,963
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 15 Oct 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; MECHANICAL TESTS; IMPACT SHOCK; PYROTECHNIC DEVICES; USES

Citation Formats

Davie, N T. Simulation of pyroshock environments using a tunable resonant fixture. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Davie, N T. Simulation of pyroshock environments using a tunable resonant fixture. United States.
Davie, N T. Tue . "Simulation of pyroshock environments using a tunable resonant fixture". United States.
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