A novel computer vision-based approach for fatigue crack detection using a video stream was developed. The technology offers significant advantages over traditional inspection and fixed sensor-based methods and overcomes many of the limitations and concerns with static image and image processing based techniques.
This invention relates to a class of devices, the Radar Energy Absorbing Low Draw Vortex Generator (RAD-LDVG), which produce vortices over external or internal aerodynamic and/or hydrodynamic surfaces.
The invention is a lightweight device that remains tethered in place to a base unit on the ground by cables, can be equipped with various types of surveillance equipment, and can quickly elevate vertically into the air by simple controls.
The invention is a composite system useful for indicating and preventing fatigue on essentially any metallic structure.
A novel sensor design allows capture of angular fluid flow with greater accuracy than the conventional Pitot-type probe currently in use in commercial and military aircraft
LED traffic signal system which melts snow and ice, preventing loss of visibility.
The invention is a novel adaptive aero structure based on conventional, certified aerospace materials.