[12] Patent
[11] Patent No.:GC0009363  
[45] Date of Publishing the Grant of the Patent: 31/Dec /2018                56/2018  
Number of the Decision to Grant the Patent:2018/141534
Date of the Decision to Grant the Patent:13/Dec/2018

[21] Application No.:GC 2014-27360

[22] Filing Date:18/6/2014

[30] Priority:

[33] State [32] Priority date [31] Priority No.

[72] Inventor: Steven G Wallace

[73] Owner: The Boeing Company, 100 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago 60606-2016, Illinois , USA

[74] Agent: Saud M. A. Shawwaf Law Office




Int. Cl.: G01M 7/08; G01N 3/30 (2006.01)

[56] Cited Documents:

-CN 1 477 381 A (UNIV SHANGHAI JIAOTONG [CN]) 25 February 2004
-US 6 415 661 B1 (WIESE DIETMAR [DE]) 09 July 2002
Examiner: Eng. Mohammad W. AlHoshan

[57] Abstract: There is disclosed an assembly (10), a system (12) and a method (150) for modal impact testing. The assembly (10) has a first set of components (14). The first set of components (14) include an impact assembly (16), a cycle control element (18) coupled to the impact assembly (16), and a signal response measuring device (20) positioned opposite the impact assembly (16). The assembly (10) further has a second set of components (28) separate from the first set of components (14). The second set of components (28) include a first controller (30) coupled to the cycle control element (18) and a second controller (34) coupled to the signal response measuring device (20). The first set of components (14) and the second set of components (28) form a modal impact testing assembly (10) for modal impact testing. The impact assembly (16) of the modal impact testing assembly (10) is configured to impact a test element (46) rotating at operational speeds.
No. of claims: 14     No. of figures: 7


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