Technology Today Summer 2009 cover

About the cover: SwRI engineers used smoke streams in a wind tunnel to help visualize air flow while evaluating the interactions of an array of wind turbines.

Technology Today® Summer 2009

SwRI engineers design, build and test a prototype
wind turbine array.

Going Green

SwRI engineers design, build and test a prototype wind turbine array.


Trends in hybrid
vehicles and their role in our transportation
energy future.

Hybrids in our Future

The manager of SwRI’s Advanced Vehicle Technology Section discusses trends in hybrid vehicles and their role in our transportation energy future.


SwRI-developed monitoring system helps
nursing homes prevent patients from attempting
to exit their beds without assistance.

Before the Fall

An SwRI-developed monitoring system helps nursing homes prevent patients from attempting to exit their beds without assistance.


SwRI geophysicists have created a new algorithm that
uses cross-dipole sonic data to estimate formation
properties around the borehole.

Reading the Rocks

SwRI geophysicists have created a new algorithm that uses cross-dipole sonic data to estimate formation properties around the borehole.


Technics

Technical Staff Activities

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