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Vertical Linear Accelerator for Navy Contract Utilizes Air Bearings

Tue, 11/26/2013

Dr. JEFFREY S.N. PAINE – DYNAMIC STRUCTURES & MATERIALS, LLC

DSM Phase II SBIR from the NAVY to design and build a Vertical Linear Accelerator for Human Visual-Vestibular Acuity Testing and Training.

We welcome inquiries into this developing technology and are actively seeking commercial opportunities for this system and/or expansion into additional military platforms.

Motion Requirements: 12ft. stroke, 2Hz freq. response, 1G peak acceleration, 182kg (400lb) total payload, ± 3mm position error, arbitrary waveform capability.

DSM Vertical Linear Accelerator for Vestibular Testing – Full Length Run
(Note: Installation during this phase is in a machine shop; air sounds, etc are from the shop operations)

The Full Article can be found at the following address:

http://www.dynamic-structures.com/vertical-linear-accelerator-na/

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Dr. JEFFREY S.N. PAINE
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DYNAMIC STRUCTURES & MATERIALS, LLC