News tagged with gas sensors

'Sensing' danger

European researchers developed a novel gas sensor capable of detecting trace amounts of dangerous explosives with minimal false alarms. The technology should be important to a variety of gas separation and detection applications.

dateJul 30, 2012 in Analytical Chemistry
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A digital "stethoscope" for monitoring equipment

An intelligent diagnostic system from Siemens can monitor the condition of mechanical equipment just by analyzing the noises it makes. The system's sensors listen to machine noises in the same way that a doctor listens to ...

dateJul 20, 2012 in Engineering
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NRL designs robot for shipboard firefighting

( -- In both war and peacetime scenarios, fire in the shipboard environment is serious and frequently results in excessive damage and high repair costs because the fire is not detected or controlled adequately. ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Robotics
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