Electronic News & Comment
Content posted in August 2013
Video: Inside the World's Largest Wind Tunnel
Electronic News & Comment 8/23/2013
When NASA Ames runs its massive wind tunnels, the surrounding area knows it. Local aircraft are warned of potential updrafts. Electric utilities brace for sudden power draws. And nearby residents are said to hear its 300-knot airflows from miles away.
UL Targets Lithium-Ion Battery Fires
Electronic News & Comment 8/5/2013
Inspired by recent overheating incidents, Underwriters Laboratories has developed a new testing methodology, along with guidelines and standards aimed at making lithium-ion battery applications safer.