Citations with the tag: TESTING
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- Material progress: Testing/analysis.
// Advanced Materials & Processes; Oct96, Vol. 150 Issue 4, p14
Presents information on developments which can be used in the testing or analysis process. Details of FEA software module which removes the need for file transfer; Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama experimenting with computer method of constructing parts from ceramics or polymer...
- The development and testing of active control techniques to minimisehelicopter vibration
Staple, Alan E. // Environmental Engineering; Dec1990, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p16
No abstract available.
- Testing for stand dynamics effects on red spruce growth trends
Van Deusen, Paul C. // Canadian Journal of Forest Research; Dec1987, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p1487
No abstract available.
- Don't Be a Victim of Meter Meltdown.
Baisch, Rosemary // Quality; Sep2001, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p84
No abstract available.
Baisch, Rosemary // Foundry Management & Technology; Jan1998, Vol. 126 Issue 1, pI-3
Focuses on the importance of the testing process. Details on the types of tests to be carried out. INSETS: Acoustic Holography;Bringing the measurement to the work;Five essential elements of NDT;Robot operated spectrometer
- Testing as a mechanism of public policy: A brief history...
Madaus, George F.; Kellaghan, Thomas // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Apr93, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p6
Examines the history of testing as an administrative mechanism to foster good teaching and monitor progress toward the realization of national goals. Brief history of testing; Evolution of tests; Six principles effecting testing; Nationalized testing and its effects on students, teachers,...
- Test creates profits, not problems.
Novellino, John // Electronic Design; 1/9/95, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p20
Discusses the benefits and the changing attitudes towards tests. Factors which led to the change in attitude; Addresses given at the International Test Conferences.
- Ticks and checks of social control.
Richardson, Ken // New Scientist; 12/4/93, Vol. 140 Issue 1902, p41
Reviews the book `Testing Testing: Social Consequences of Examined Life,' by F. Allen Hanson. Maintaining the powers of ruling groups with direct coercion; Presenting testing as an exemplar of Michel Foucault's thesis of domination.
- Soil testing labs--how to make contact.
Richardson, Ken // Organic Gardening (08973792); Apr96, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p40
Lists selected soil testing laboratories in the United States and Canada.
- What Are the Missing Letters?
Richardson, Ken // Weekly Reader - Edition 2; 11/11/2005, Vol. 75 Issue 10, Special section p3
Presents a literacy skills assessment that aims to complete the missing letters of the word that best describes the picture.
- Word Power.
Richardson, Ken // Weekly Reader News - Senior; 9/26/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p8
A vocabulary test for children based on articles published in the September 26, 2008 issue of "WR NEWS Senior Edition" is presented.
- Diethanolamine (DEA) and diethanolamides toxicology.
Neudahl, Gary A. // DCI; Apr98, Vol. 162 Issue 4, p26
Reports on the result of the US National Institutes of Healths' long-term testing of diethanolamine and diethanolamides for carcinogenic activity. Rationale for the use of these chemicals in beauty products; Factors needed to be considered when applying the findings on humans; Reformulation...
- Computer Glitch Kicks Ind. Students Off State Test.
Neudahl, Gary A. // Education Week; 5/11/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 30, p4
The article reports on a review by standardized test company CTB McGraw Hill of Indiana students' standardized achievement test scores due to a glitch which caused students to become logged off while taking the online test in April 2011.
- Seek but don't destroy.
Hotter, David S. // Machine Design; 3/21/96, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p60
No abstract available.
- Development of a short form: The ball aptitude battery.
Neuman, George A.; Bolin, Aaron U.; Briggs, Thomas E. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Jan2000, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p187
Focuses on the Ball Aptitude Battery, a multiple-ability test battery designed to estimate specific aptitudes related to successful work behavior, educational achievement and training. Determination of whether a shorter version of the BAB could be created from existing test items; Ability...
- Study validates integrity testing.
Neuman, George A.; Bolin, Aaron U.; Briggs, Thomas E. // National Petroleum News; May95, Vol. 87 Issue 5, p9
Asserts that pre-employment integrity tests can accurately predict theft propensity among job applicants. Lower points in the honesty scale for employees fired for stealing.
- Testing cars an exact science.
Masi, C.G. // R&D Magazine; Mar96, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p22
Reports on test methods conducted to help automotive development engineers limit experiments that helps create and validate predictive models. Comments from James Rutledge, manager of product life assessment at General Motors. INSETS: Making feul-injector tests repeatable.;FT-IR sorts out...
- Toxicity and mutagenicity of component classes of oils isolated from soils of petroleum- and...
Zemanek, Michael G.; Pollard, Simon J.; Kenefick, Sandra L.; Hrudey, Steve E. // Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association; Dec97, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p1250
Investigates acute toxicity and mutagenicity of water soluble components of class fractioned oils extracted from one creosote- and four petroleum contaminated soils. Microtox evaluation of creosote contaminated soil extracts; Use of the toxicity results to rank contaminated sites from a health...
- Optimum age for HPC testing: 28 days?
Russell, Henry G. // Concrete Products; May2001, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p58
Discusses high performance concrete testing beyond the recommended optimum age of 28 days. Measurement of concrete compressive strength; Structural properties dependent on the test age; Permeability of high performance concrete.
- Increasing Testing Efficiency and Effectiveness Per Item and Per Minute of Testing Time.
Jensen, Ollie A. // Public Personnel Management; Spring83, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p63
Focuses on the increase efficiency and effectiveness per item and minute of testing time. Evaluation on the occupational selection testing programs; Discussion on the natural extension of preceding line of reasoning to increase reliability and validity; Details on simple self-weighted scoring...
- Reducing the duration of IRHD hardness tests.
Lackovic, S.; Morgans, R.; Reynolds, D. // Rubber World; Jan99, Vol. 219 Issue 4, p17
Presents an experiment which reduced the duration of the non-destructive International Rubber Hardness Degree (IRHD) test. Use of both micro hardness and dead load instruments to perform tests; Use of normalized data to fit a general equation of the form y=a+bt-c; Prediction accuracy.
- Brains: Does size matter?
Lackovic, S.; Morgans, R.; Reynolds, D. // Redbook; Aug93, Vol. 181 Issue 4, p42
Cites a study by Nancy Andreasen of the University of Iowa College of Medicine on high intelligence test scores of people with larger brains. Women as having stronger verbal intelligence quotients (IQ); Men as having higher performance IQ; Brain size as an intelligence variable.
- HOW TO USE SCHOLASTIC NEWS' READING SKILLS PRACTICE TEST.
Lackovic, S.; Morgans, R.; Reynolds, D. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4 (Teacher's Edition); 2/21/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 18, p4
Outlines how to use a reading skills practice test.
- An exploratory study of the use of the Austin maze in South Africa.
Grieve, Kate W; Viljoen, Steve // South African Journal of Psychology; Sept2000, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p14
A software version of the Austin Maze together with the Halstead-Reitan Category Test and Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices were administered to 30 students at the University of Venda, South Africa. For the entire sample, the average number of trials taken to reach criterion (that is, three...
- Non-destructive testing harnesses power of neutrons.
Baker, Andrea // Design News; 3/27/95, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p14
Reports that scientists in the United Kingdom have developed a transportable system using neutrons for detection and non-destructive testing that makes metallic materials such as aluminum virtually transparent.
- The strengths and difficulties questionnaire: A pilot study on the validity of the self-report version.
Goodman, R.; Meltzer, H.; Bailey, V. // European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; 1998, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p125
Abstract The self-report version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) was administered to two samples of 11 16 year olds: 83 young people in the community and 116 young people attending a mental health clinic. The questionnaire discriminated satisfactorily between the two...
- Predictions for the outcome of rodent carcinogenicity bioassays: Identification of trans-species...
Tennant, Raymond W.; Spalding, Judson // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements; Oct96 Supplement 5, Vol. 104, p1095
Discusses the testing of 30 chemicals for carcinogenicity bioassays in rodents in the United States. Evaluation of methods and information with capability of predicting potential carcinogens; Inclusion of structural alerts and in vitro test results for Salmonella mutagenicity.
- Getting behind the wheel.
Whigham-Desir, Marjorie // Black Enterprise; Dec97, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p148
Presents advices when test-driving a car. Considerations when evaluating vehicles; Creating a checklist for each car; Web sites that discusses test-driving and other car-buying facts.
- The Birth of Mechanical Testing.
Whigham-Desir, Marjorie // R&D Magazine; Mar2002, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p24
No abstract available.
- Controversy and Consensus Regarding the Use of Cognitive Ability Testing in Organizations.
Murphy, Kevin R.; Cronin, Brian F.; Tam, Anita P. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Aug2003, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p660
Seven hundred three members of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology indicated agreement or disagreement with 49 propositions regarding cognitive ability tests in organizations. There was consensus that cognitive ability tests are valid and fair, that they provide good but...
- Cube simulates the real world.
Murphy, Kevin R.; Cronin, Brian F.; Tam, Anita P. // Automotive Engineer; Nov2001, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p86
Reports the installation of another Cube test system for accelerated whole-life testing of car components within controlled laboratory conditions at the Millbrook test and development center in Bedfordshire, England. Reduction of costs, improvement of quality and abbreviation of time-to-market...
- Durability put to the test.
Murphy, Kevin R.; Cronin, Brian F.; Tam, Anita P. // Automotive Engineer; Nov2001, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p88
Reports the completion of a pre-launch durability validation program for the X83 Renault-Opel joint venture car at the Millbrook vehicle test and development center in England. Subjection of the cars to entire lifetime of typical usage; Attention to refinement, structural integrity and...
- Probing tests.
Feuer, Michael J. // Issues in Science & Technology; Fall93, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p84
Reviews the book `Testing Testing: Social Consequences of the Examined Life,' by F. Allan Hanson. Feasibility of recommendation to ban many tests; Integrity as fixed trait in human beings; Testing controversy of fixed or fluid traits.
Mann, Lester // Journal of Special Education; Spring86, Vol. 20 Issue 1
Editorial. Discusses the concept of tests and testing. Preoccupation of people with tests despite their flaws; Criticism of tests because of their limitations; Usefulness of tests; Fueling of test conceptualization and creation attributed to the marketplace.
- Brain Play.
Mann, Lester // Highlights for Children; Jun2006, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p39
A psychological test is presented.
- Divided attention and indirect memory tests.
Mulligan, Neil W.; Hartman, Marilyn // Memory & Cognition; Jul96, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p453
Discusses attentional state during acquisition as an important determinant of performance on direct memory tests. Effects of dividing attention during acquisition on conceptually driven and data-driven indirect memory tests; Interpretation of experiments within the transfer-appropriate...
- IQ: Failing the Test.
Piel, Gerard // Sciences; Jan78, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p6
Assesses the reliability of intelligence quotient (IQ) test in measuring aptitude in classrooms. Limitations of the IQ test; Definition of heritability; Correlation between heritability and IQ scores.
- Test Review.
Blackwell, Terry L. // Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin; Summer2001, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p232
Evaluates the Woodcock-Johnson III battery test, an individually administered test that provides a comprehensive measure of abilities and achievement. Applications of the battery tests; Features of the test; Validity and reliability.
- do you know the real you?
Blackwell, Terry L. // Good Medicine (Australian Consolidated Press); Jun2006, Special Section p2
A quiz is presented that determines the type of personality a person has.
- What cosmetic companies can learn from pharmaceutical testing.
Curtis, Gary L. // DCI; Aug95, Vol. 157 Issue 2, p48
Discusses the benefits which can be gained by cosmetic companies in using the steps taken by pharmaceutical manufacturers in dealing with product safety and claim substantiation issues. Elimination of animal testing; Shortcomings of in vitro tests; Clinical testing; Differentiating between new...
- Validation of the AGARD STRESS battery of performance tests.
Draycott, Simon G.; Kline, Paul // Human Factors; Jun1996, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p347
Compares the validity of two performance tests, AGARD STRES battery and the comprehensive ability battery (CAB) of primary abilities. Development of the AGARD battery; Origin of the AGARD battery in the human performance theory (HPT); Criteria used in the selection of tests; Test-retest...
- Effects of cue validity upon performance in the attention cueing paradigm.
Whitehead, Roger; MacKenzie, Thom // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Jun97 Part 1, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p787
Investigates the effects of cue validity upon performance in the attention cueing paradigm. Manipulation and effects of cue validity; Response accuracies for several validity groups by cue type; Effect of the omission of the manipulation of reward and punishment on the general characteristics...
- On the current status of rated perceived exertion.
Russell, William D. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Jun97 Part 1, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p799
Chronicles the psychophysical principles which led to the development of the Ratings of Perceived Exertion (RPE) scale by Borg in 1970 and a concise, comprehensive summary of research on the scale. Discussion of several important areas within the field including psychophysical scaling, scale...
Gardner, W. E. // Insight: Non-Destructive Testing & Condition Monitoring; Feb2009, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p58
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including the application of fluorescent penetrant inspection to the aviation industry, the use of ultrasonic inspection to spot welds, and the application of pulsed eddy currents to corrosion defects.
- QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF COGNITIVE SKILLS.
Holowinsky, Ivan Z. // Journal of Special Education; Summer80, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p155
Compares qualitative and quantitative assessment of cognitive skills. Modification of approaches toward assessing cognitive skills; Theory and research on qualitative and quantitative testing; Problems with norm-referenced approaches.
- ESTIMATES OF FAKEABILITY ON THE EYSENCK PERSONALITY QUESTIONNAIRE.
Loo, Robert; Wudel, Pam // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 1979, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p157
Estimates the fakeability of scales on the Eysnck Personality Questionnaire. Homogeneous sample of female undergraduates; Instruction conditions; Use of various estimates of fakeability; Questionnaire's modest susceptibility to faking.
- A Hybrid Approach to Structural Health Monitoring Using Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) and Active Damage Interrogation.
Engelbart, R. W.; Palmer, D. D.; Pitt, D. M. // AIP Conference Proceedings; 2003, Vol. 657 Issue 1, p1577
With the useful lives of many aircraft being extended, in-service inspection, repair, and related support activities represent a considerable commitment of resources. Periodic maintenance operations involve comprehensive nondestructive inspections (NDI) and significant aircraft downtime for...
- Calculation of Ultrasound Excited by a Pulsed Thermal Source Distributed Along the Depth Direction.
He, J.; Zhang, X. R.; Huang, Y. Y.; Xian, D. C. // AIP Conference Proceedings; 2003, Vol. 657 Issue 1, p289
When an intensive pulsed laser or ion beam impinging a material surface gradually loses its energy and heating the material along the passing path of the beams, a pulsed ultrasonic wave can be excited due to a thermal source distributed along the depth direction. We deduce an expression and...
- Practical Long Range Guided Wave Inspection � Managing Complexity.
Cawley, P. // AIP Conference Proceedings; 2003, Vol. 657 Issue 1, p22
Guided waves are very attractive for the rapid inspection of large structures. However, until recently the number of practical applications has been limited. This is largely due to the presence of many possible wave modes, most of which are dispersive, which can lead to high levels of coherent...
- Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz.
Cawley, P. // Electrical Construction & Maintenance Exclusive Insight; 2/14/2012, p3
A quiz about electrical troubleshooting is presented.