Who wants to help read a Saturn V core stack?
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Mon Nov 10 12:18:46 CST 2008
On 10 Nov 2008 at 11:54, John Foust wrote:
> If each core is magnetized or not, isn't there a way to measure that
> independently of actually applying current to the wires? Today's
> (Hall effect?) devices are fairly sensitive, no? You could disassemble
> the stack and move a small sensor over each core. Maybe that's
> not possible here.
There are all sorts of magnetic sensors (Hall effect, AMR, GMR, SQID,
NMR, etc.). ISTR that EDN had a good article on magnetic sensors a
few months ago. Each type has its advantages and disadvantages.
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