Sound, Vibration & Acoustics Digest #1

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 Facility

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 | LiveScience

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 Design

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)

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 sound

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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My passion for technology and innovation began as a teenager with Sinclair ZX80's, Commodore PETs & Apple ]['s. This became a career in software development, product development, team leadership, web development, and marketing. Now I am a General Manager responsible for growth, innovation, strategy & leadership. I gained an HND in Maths, Stats & Computing from Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1983 and completed an MBA at the University of Winchester in 2019 where I focused on innovation and strategy.
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