Fault Detection and Diagnostics
- Federal Research Confirms: For HVAC Efficiency, It's All About the Installation. // IE3;Jan2015, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p6
The article focuses on the "Sensitivity Analysis of Installation Faults on Heat Pump Performance" report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) confirming the benefit of quality installation (QI) to have efficient heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
- ASHRAE, NIST to Host Conference. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;6/11/2012, Vol. 246 Issue 6, p6
The article offers information on the ASHRAE/NIST 2012 Refrigerants Conference in Gaithersburg, Maryland hosted by the American Society of Heating Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
- NAMT underway. // Quality;Oct97, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p18
Reports on National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) opening of its National Advanced Manufacturing Testbed (NAMT). NAMT's nine projects including characterization, remote access and simulation of hexapod machines; Framework for discrete-parts manufacturing;...
- Contractors find Data Solutions in the Cloud. Turpin, Joanna // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;2/3/2014, Vol. 251 Issue 5, p9
The article discusses the advent of cloud computing and its benefits heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defined cloud computing as a model for on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing...
- Air Barrier Membrane Interfaces. // Construction Canada;Oct2013, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p22
The article focuses on the "Investigation of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy Use" report by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) which showed that continuous air barrier systems could result to 83% reduction in air leakage.
- Next-generation steel and aluminum forming process. // American Machinist;May2001, Vol. 145 Issue 5, p20
Focuses on the Hot Metal Gas Forming Program aimed at developing processes and manufacturing technologies for the tubular-steel-forming process for the automotive industry in the United States. Sponsorship of the National Institute of Standards and Technology on the program; Cost of the...
- Microscope ready to measure industry samples. // Quality;Dec98, Vol. 37 Issue 12, p22
States that an atomic-force microscope used to ensure accuracy of dimensional measurements critical to semiconductor processing has been made available from National Institute of Standard and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Features of the microscope; Details on the initial calibration...
- NIST aids in tests for crash-avoidance system. // Test & Measurement World;Dec2005, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p11
The article reports on the testing of a crash-avoidance system that would reduce the number of rear-end, road-departure and lane-change accidents by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the U.S. Under the auspices of the Department of Transportation, the...
- Tech Briefs. // Solid State Technology;Jan99, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p18
Presents news briefs pertaining to the semiconductor industrial equipment industry. Plans of MCNC's MEMS Technology Application Center to supply commercial-quality mask blanks for Lucent's scattering with angular limitation projection electron lithography (SCALPEL) program; NIST scientists'...