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September 2010 Safety and Buffer Testing without Weights

Publication Date: 2010
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This test is based on the article, Safety and Buffer Testing without Weights, published in the September 2010 issue and counts as 2 Contact Hours (0.2 CEU) towards recertification. Most courses are approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you should have learned about:

  • The use of alternative testing systems have been in use for two decades in Europe
  • The equation F = ma, when m (mass) and a (acceleration) can be directly measured, can be used to accurately calculate F( f )
  • Accelerometers in common use today are ridiculously sensitive and accurate. With accurate data, near-absolute results can be calculated and verified
  • The results from alternative testing systems successfully challenge the notion that test weights are necessary
  • The A17 committee has language proposed that will allow this technology, assuming the proposal passes the consensus process

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