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Aerospace & Defense Technology: August 2020

  • Magazine Issue
  • 20AERP08
Published August 01, 2020 by SAE International in United States
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  • English

  • Reverse Engineering the Boeing E-3 Sentry's Secondary Flight Controls
  • Vanadium - A Green Metal Critical to Aerospace and Clean Energy
  • Thrust in Space - The Nuances of Thruster Valve Design
  • 3D Printing Aerodynamic Improvements
  • Cryogenic-Capable Isolators Improve the Performance of Millimeter-Wave Systems by Lowering Noise Levels
  • Detection with Quantum Radar
    A new radar prototype utilizes quantum entanglement as a method of object detection.
  • Preliminary Development of an Integrated Mobility, Lethality, and Survivability Soldier Performance Testing Platform
    Developing a methodology that incorporates objective measures of performance and is sensitive to changes in soldier-system equipment could help guide equipment manufacturers during product development and acquisition.
  • Bore Elevation and Azimuth Measurement System (Beams)
    Newly developed laser apparatus verifies that the pointing accuracy requirement of a weapon's fire control system is met.
  • Correlational Analysis of Speech Intelligibility Tests and Metrics for Speech Transmission
    Analysis of the common methods of evaluating the quality and limitations of speech could serve as a resource for users of standard speech intelligibility measurement methods.
  • Use of Mass-Flux Measurement and Vapor-Phase Tomography to Quantify Vadose-Zone Source Strength and Distribution
    Use of advanced technologies could improve evaluation of vadose zone source impacts on groundwater and vapor intrusion, leading to improved remediation decisions.
  • sUAS-Based Payload Development and Testing for Quantifying Optical Turbulence
    Understanding how atmospheric effects can impact operational conditions is important to the development of High Energy Laser (HEL) weapon systems.
  • Development and Verification of Body Armor Target Geometry Created Using Computed Tomography Scans
    Previous methods of target geometry modeling involving manual measurement of armor systems and the translation of those measurements into computer-aided design geometry could be replaced by more accurate computer scanning technology.