Ultrasonic technology: From breadboard to brassboard in the aerospace industry

Hongerholt, Derrick D.; Jacques, William R.; Rajana, Krishna M.
May 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 509 Issue 1, p2139
Academic Journal
Ultrasonic technology is a core technology within BFGoodrich Aerospace. It has successfully been used to measure potable water levels accurately and detect in-flight and ground icing. The fruition of ultrasonic technology within the division is largely due to the realization of turning breadboard concepts into brassboard products. These are noteworthy accomplishments in light of the harsh environments associated with aircraft. The considerations given and principles followed in the development of products within the Commercial Transport group of BFGoodrich Aircraft Sensors are presented. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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