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The purpose of the test was to determine the impact force, versus time, due to the impact, of a complete F-4 Phantom — including both engines — onto a massive, essentially rigid reinforced concrete target (3.66 meters thick).
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Detecting intermittent short circuits in airline wiring
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nanosecond spark technology for finding intermittent faults in airline
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Sandia Now – A half-hour television interview program that features guests from Sandia National Laboratories' California site. Broadcast on Community Television Channel 30 in the Tri-Valley area, the show is hosted by Mike Janes and features top scientists and research experts from Sandia. Topics include Sandia's microfluidics technology, hydrogen research, facility protection and other homeland security efforts, and the laboratory's community outreach activities. "Sandia Now" can be seen on Channel 30 in Livermore, Pleasanton, Du blin, and San Ramon, as well as on streaming video.
F4 test videostream – The purpose of the test was to determine the impact force, versus time, due to the impact, of a complete F-4 Phantom — including both engines — onto a massive, essentially rigid reinforced concrete target (3.66 meters thick). Previous tests used F-4 engines at similar speeds. The test was not intended to demonstrate the performance (survivability) of any particular type of concrete structure to aircraft impact. The impact occurred at the nominal velocity of 215 meters per second (about 480 mph). The mass of the jet fuel was simulated by water; the effects of fire following such a collision was not a part of the test. The test established that the major impact force was from the engines. The test was performed by Sandia National Laboratories under terms of a contract with the Muto Institute of Structural Mechanics, Inc., of Tokyo. To view and download footage or still photos, click on the links or the images below.
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