The Vibration Virtual Environment for Test Optimization (VETO)

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A new test simulation tool is being developed to support vibration test design and to evaluate the overall testability of a component or system. This environment, the Vibration Virtual Environment for Test Optimization (VETO), is utilized to optimally place vibration control and response transducers and to investigate the selection of test parameters needed in the design and performance of a vibration experiment. The engineer can investigate the effects of different control parameters prior to performing an actual vibration test. Additionally, new and existing fixture designs can be evaluated through the development of analytical or experimental models that can be integrated ... continued below

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Klenke, S.E.; Lauffer, J.P.; Gregory, D.L. & Togami, T.C. October 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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A new test simulation tool is being developed to support vibration test design and to evaluate the overall testability of a component or system. This environment, the Vibration Virtual Environment for Test Optimization (VETO), is utilized to optimally place vibration control and response transducers and to investigate the selection of test parameters needed in the design and performance of a vibration experiment. The engineer can investigate the effects of different control parameters prior to performing an actual vibration test. Additionally, new and existing fixture designs can be evaluated through the development of analytical or experimental models that can be integrated into the simulation environment. This test design environment also provides the engineer with the ability to combine analytically or experimentally derived models of the vibration test hardware, instrumentation and equipment into a simulation model that represents the vibration testing capability. Hardware-in-the-loop simulations can be conducted using this model to examine multiple facets of the test design. This paper presents a new tool that will assist test engineers in maximizing the value of vibration tests through the use of hardware-in-the-loop simulations.

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OSTI as DE96015011

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  • 67. Shock and vibration symposium, Monterey, CA (United States), 18 Nov 1996

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  • Other: DE96015011
  • Report No.: SAND--96-2217C
  • Report No.: CONF-961179--3
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/212587 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 385574
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc683045

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Klenke, S.E.; Lauffer, J.P.; Gregory, D.L. & Togami, T.C. The Vibration Virtual Environment for Test Optimization (VETO), article, October 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc683045/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.