Experience
The slideshow gives representatives photos and briefs on
some of the many projects the staff has worked on.
  1. Nuclear Power Plants
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    Nuclear Power Plants
    Tests and qualifies materials for motor operated valves in nuclear power plants
  2. Space Station 1
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    Space Station 1
    Measured friction and wear properties of graphite bearings in anhydrous ammonia cooling pumps for Space Station air conditioning systems
  3. Train Bearing Failure Analysis
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    Train Bearing Failure Analysis
    Evaluated locomotive bearing to determine cause of failure to passenger train
  4. Sliding Contact Tests
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    Sliding Contact Tests
    Friction and wear tests to determine threshold of galling for highly stressed sliding contacts
  5. Golf Club
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    Golf Club
    Contact mechanics related to golf club face design
  6. Rolling Element Bearings
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    Rolling Element Bearings
    Methods to evaluate bearing geometry and confirm contact mechanics in rolling element bearings
  7. Space Station 2
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    Space Station 2
    Design of Space Station CMG bearings for cage stability and lubrication in long term space environment
  8. Space Shuttle
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    Space Shuttle
    Fifteen years continuous development of Space Shuttle main engine turbopump bearings; 20,000 rpm with no liquid lubrication