Test & Measurement World

The magazine for Quality in Electronics
A CAHNERS PUBLICATION

Special Issue - Automotive Testing - FEBRUARY 15, 1997 VOL. 17, NO. 3


SPECIAL ISSUE

AUTOMOTIVE TESTING
New electronic features in automobiles put great pressures on test engineers who must ensure that they work properly. In this issue, you'll learn more about what test engineers are doing and how they're testing electronic systems and using electronics to test mechanical components.


FEATURES

DATA ACQUISITION
Digital Data Acquisition Has Changed Our jobs

Digital systems require more teamwork among engineers and technicians than analog systems do, but the benefits outweigh the costs.
John J. Jachman, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI

ATE
Signal Processing Improves Regulator Testing

Using digital signal processing techniques to test voltage regulators removes analog uncertainties from many test circuits and ensures precise results.
Franz Forstner, SZ Testsysteme, Amerang, Germany

INSPECTION
Capture Images of Fast-Moving Parts

Taking digital images of moving parts lets you quickly analyze motion and correct problems.
Steve Heywood, Eastman Kodak Co., San Diego, CA


TEST TIPS & TECHNIQUES

DATA ACQUISITION
Seat Testing Enhances Comfort and Durability

Measurements help engineers create computer models of a seat's performance.

EMC TEST
Jet Engines Need Custom EMI Chambers

Environmental issues are critical in this special test facility.

ENVIRONMENTAL TEST
Testing Eliminates Squeaks and Rattles

By testing an instrument panel, you can uncover sources of noise.


TEST CLIPS

	EU Updates Available Through Subscription
	SAE Provides Auto News over the Internet
	Results Available for Side-Impact Tests
	Test Service Opens in Toronto
	How to Contact T&MW
	Editor's Desk
	SAE Updates Diagnostics Standards Manual
	Master Product Catalog Available in Three Formats
	Calendar

PRODUCT UPDATE

	Automotive Test Products

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