“As an FYI, the FIA Journal, the newsletter of the FIA Institute, which seeks to develop and improve motor-sport safety and sustainability, has just published an article aiming to use accelerometers to learn more about crashes and make F1 cars safer.”
The base of the table – upon which structures for shaking can be placed or built – measures 20 metres by 15 metres. It can take a load of up to 1200 tonnes…
Okay, it’s a promotional video for Dyson – who are looking for new engineernig recruits, by the way, if you have itchy feet in your current job – but it is still interstnig to see the automated testing setups they employ.
Toshiba is showing off the advantages of solid state drives, in terms of providing greater resilience to physical vibration! It’s checking video playback from a drive is unaffected by some turbulent treatment, with the specially built test rig applying 1,380 oscillations per minute.
As we’ve said before, ‘testing’ (or its absence) is a major underlying theme of Made By Monkeys, and test-related posts certainly prove popular. In this vein, I’ve only just come across the large-scale Research centre, of the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS).
This is a very striking display of the screen improvements from the Apple iPad 1 to the iPad2 – iPad 1 vs iPad 2 strength test
Kno uses a couple of Logo roots in its “accelerated life test apparatus” to do stylus testing on their touch screens, mimicking the strokes, sweeps and flicks of end-users.
Given all the news about Apple and the performance of its wireless antennas, this is an interesting view behind the scenes of the company’s antenna design and test labs.