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Study of a Sonic Load Recorder, Volume II.

Report Number: ASD TDR 62-165 Volume 2
Author: Smith, P. W., Jr.
Author: Dietrich, C. W.
Author: Noiseux, D. U.
Author: Starr, E. A.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Pages: 119
Contract: AF 33(616)-7789
Project: 1370
Task: 137005
AD Number: AD0403507

Abstract:
A compact instrument to measure the strain history of a point on a resonant structure of a flight vehicle is considered. The output data from the instrument is designed to aid in the estimation of acoustic fatigue damage. The ability of a strain gage to perform under fatigue conditions is examined. The design of circuitry to modify the sonic recorder discussed in Volume I (AD-295 464) to a response recorder are discussed. Performance data of the bread boarded response recorder, tested with a resonant structure, are given.


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Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
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