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Content posted in March 1995
Compact Engine Offers Quiet, Clean Power
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Built to meet new emissions standards, 4-cylinder Stirling cuts out most moving parts
Constant-Torque Hinge Adds Life To Computer Display
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Enclosed design eliminates two primary failure modes
Quiet Motor-Pumps Improve Test-Lab Data
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Oil-cooled hydraulic power unit improves test simulation data
Rugged, Reliable Detector Monitors Motion
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System sounds an alarm or cuts power when rotary or linear motion stops
Splitter Puts Two Wells In One Wellhead
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Technique doubles the number of wells possible from a given size of offshore platform
Tiny Sensors Assist Medical and Robotic Research
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Small units fit into tight spaces
Piezo Actuator Resolves To 10-6 Meter
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Ultra-precise screw positioner simplifies alignment of optical elements
Single-drive motion control
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To supply in three axes, the design by Larry Costa uses only one motor
Blow molding updates mechanic's creeper
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High-density-polyethylene blow molding includes features not available in previous units
Five-axis gantry does it all
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G. Dan Siler explains that the system digitizes, machines parts, and eliminates the need for hand work
Non-contact voltmeter increases safety and speed
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Multimeter is first to measure ac voltage, current, and power through wire insulation
Constant-current driver saves power
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Innovative circuit design by Michael Barlage boosts fault tolerance of actuators, valves, and relays
Sliding plates position spent fuel rods
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Packing system designed by Jeff Attix stores two spent nuclear fuel assemblies in the space of one
Buttressed-diaphragm sensor monitors pressure extremes
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Versatile sensor/switch designed by Charles Liucci stays accurate despite temperature and pressure excursions
Valve's design reduces hysteresis
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Minimizes friction during movement of solenoid plunger
Locking action makes prosthesis lighter, more reliable
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Prosthetic knee improves quality of life for amputees
Position transducer delivers improved accuracy
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Design provides linear and nonlinear operation, and targets diverse applications
Nutating-sleeve valve simplifies aseptic operations
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Designed by Hans Baumann, this low-pressure-loss valve permits easier sterilization in larger sizes than conventional units
Radially expanding dilator improves surgical access
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Trocar design by Will Dubrul shortens operating-room visit, minimizes tissue damage, and speeds patient recovery
Quartz accelerometer eliminates A/D conversion error
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Inherently digital output of accelerometer interfaces easily with computerized inertial navigation systems
Computerized compressor speeds pressure-transducer calibration
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Unit from Dave Peterson and Bob Holmes automates data collection, analysis, and storage
Optical densitometer quantifies thin-film deposition
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Designed by John Waszak, this system monitors vacuum-deposition processes in real time




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