IGB was asked to determine structural strength interface loads in this multi-party project.
This project completed in 2006 necessitated the close coordination between the VCC (video control center) housing manufacturer and the electronics supplier.
The housing manufacturer provided the design of the housing. Boeing supplied the floor stiffness data and decompression loads. Based on this info, IGB determined the interface loads analysis.
Subsequently, a test plan was established based on Boeing floor stiffness data and the stiffness of the housing manufacturer’s test equipment. The static test was executed showing good corrolation with the FEA analysis.
All test set-ups designed by IGB receive a thorough feasibility check, using IGB ModelSource software.