This is the first in a (hopefully) regular series of posts containing interesting & unusual sound & vibration stories that we have discovered around the web. We hope you enjoy these links and find them interesting. Leave a comment at the bottom of the page and let us know. Or, if you have come across any interesting sound & vibration stories, then let us know in the comments.
Space in Images – 2014 – 01 – Large European Acoustic Facilityhttp://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2014/01/Large_European_Acoustic_FacilityThis is the most powerful sound system in Europe – but no human being could survive hearing it at maximum output.Engineer Kees van Zijtveldt is standing beside the largest sound horn of ESA’s Large European Acoustic Facility (LEAF), capable of subjecting satellites to the same noise a lau…
Spy Device? One-Way Sound Machine Created | LiveSciencehttp://www.livescience.com/42984-one-way-sound-machine-created.htmlA new device uses spinning air to create one-way sound, where people on one end of a device can hear, but they themselves cannot be heard.
Wire rope ties down shock and vibration | News content from Machine Designhttp://machinedesign.com/news/wire-rope-ties-down-shock-and-vibrationMore and more, equipment manufacturers are designing miniature electronics into their machines. However, when these machines are used in harsh environments, sensitive electronics…
Nanomotors are controlled, for the first time, inside living cells (w/ video)http://phys.org/news/2014-02-nanomotors-cells-video.htmlFor the first time, a team of chemists and engineers at Penn State University have placed tiny synthetic motors inside live human cells, propelled them with ultrasonic waves and steered them magnetically. It
DdB: Measuring soundhttp://www.dangerousdecibels.org/virtualexhibit/6measuringsound.htmlThe energy in a sound wave can be measured using Decibels. The Decibel Meter shows examples of things that make noise and measurements in decibels.
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Chris' early love of computers & technology (Sinclair ZX80's, Commodore PETs & Apple ]['s) grew into a career in software development, product development, team leadership, web development, and marketing. He is now General Manager at Prosig, part of CMTG. Chris graduated with an HND from Portsmouth Polytechnic and in 2019 completed an Executive MBA at the University of Winchester where he focused on innovation and strategy.
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