Structural Laboratory

Smith-Emery Laboratories Structural Lab performs static and dynamic
testing of structural systems and components, such as:


  • Diaphragms
  • Shear walls
  • Moment frames
  • Modular house systems
  • Anchorage systems
  • Retaining systems
  • Vaults,
  • Covers, etc.
    We also do commercial data acquisition of:
  • Acceleration
  • Vibration
  • Displacement
  • Pressure
  • Temperature
  • *Strain

* Strain on various components, such as nose cones for guided missiles, cockpit assemblies, and composite satellite components. This lab also performs internal calibrations of our various measuring devices as well as providing commercial calibration of hydraulic force application systems. Finally, we provide code consulting services to manufacturers of products wanting to bring their products to market.