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INPE selects Brüel & Kjær Satellite Vibration Test System
INPE, Brazil has selected Brüel & Kjær as supplier of their replacement data acquisition and vibration test system for satellite launch simulation and qualification testing.
Vibration, shock & acoustic fatigue testing is used to simulate the environment experienced during satellite launch. The state-of-the-art data acquisition and vibration test system is based on Brüel & Kjærs LAN-XI Data Acquisition and PULSE analysis platform. The system will simultaneously record data from many hundreds of high-frequency vibration channels, provide real-time analysis of all channels during vibration/acoustic tests, and provide Shock Response Analysis of recorded data.
Brüel & Kjær Sound and Vibration Measurement A/S (www.bksv.com) with headquarters in Denmark, is a subsidiary of UK-based Spectris plc. Brüel & Kjær are world leaders in acoustic and vibration measurement systems & solutions. Brüel & Kjærs successful LAN-XI Data Acquisition system provides a flexible network-based data acquisition & analysis platform capable of handling the multi-role functions necessary for complex vibration & shock testing.
The National Institute for Space Research (Portuguese: Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais; INPE, www.inpe.br) is a research unit of the Brazilian Ministry of Science and Technology. INPE is the civilian research center for aerospace activities. INPEs Integration and Tests Laboratory (LIT) includes highly specialized acoustic, vibration and shock test facilities for evaluating the vibration behaviour, fatigue strength and structural integrity of satellites, sub-systems & components.
About Bruel & Kjaer
Brüel & Kjær is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration solutions for use in a wide range of applications including environmental noise measurements, building acoustics, vibration measurements and quality control for use in the automotive, aerospace and consumer industries, as well as by local authorities. Today Brüel & Kjær has 900 employees and sales offices in 55 countries. Brüel & Kjær is a subsidiary of UK-based Spectris plc. (www.spectris.com). Spectris has annual sales of approximately £656m and employs around 6000 people worldwide in its 15 business units.
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