ruggedization


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the act of making a piece of equipment rugged (strengthening to resist wear or abuse)

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Finite element analysis (FEA) is a modeling/simulation alternative, or more accurately, accompaniment to the tests, and is used to show current reliability or to improve ruggedization of a part.
Internal ruggedization makes these assemblies crush and torque resistant, while still maintaining a small outer diameter of only 0.
CRI's ruggedization includes shock mount, rackmount, and high- or low-temperature modifications of SGI compute, visualization and storage systems used by the military to acquire, process, fuse and visualize mission-critical data.
These new wireless certified portable computers will provide greater productivity through high speed wireless data communications and field tested reliability utilizing Panasonic's legendary ruggedization.
The construction is a stranded silver-plated copper inner conductor, PTFE tape dielectric, GrooveTube outer conductor, metal braid ruggedization, a neoprene outer jacket, finished with heavy-duty strain reliefs.
Microvision will also initiate the final phases of militarization and ruggedization to enable a flight capable system that meets airworthiness requirements specified by the AATD.
Two levels of ruggedization are available at launch, with additional versions to follow.
COTS equipment -- including workstations, terminals, and related computer equipment -- has been very reliable in support of these short-term missions, so specific ruggedization has not been an issue," Porter said.
Klas Telecom delivers connectivity to remote and austere environments where low size, weight, power and ruggedization are required.
The Ensemble Series SBC4510 VME SBC features a PMC/XMC mezzanine site for I/O expansion and will be available in air-cooled or conduction cooled versions at various levels of ruggedization.
When combined with proven ruggedization techniques, they offer a robust, cost-effective computing choice engineered to meet today's military requirements.
With the ruggedization designed into the cable, the assemblies have excellent durability while remaining exceptionally lightweight and flexible.
This rich history is exemplified in a device that has been designed to provide reliability through ruggedization.
Options include decoupling diodes for parallel operation, ruggedization, inhibit, power fail/dc-OK, system reset, active current sharing, and wall mounting.