The physics of the elusive "sweet spot" unraveled

Apr 25, 2003

Just what makes the "sweet spot" sweet is the focus of Dr. Dan Russell's seminal research into the physics of composite baseball and softball bats.

Just what makes the "sweet spot" sweet is the focus of Dr. Dan Russell's seminal research into the physics of composite baseball and softball bats.

Putting it simply: a new way to make nanotubes is found

Oct 17, 2003

A lot of scientific discovery can be attributed to serendipity. A recent happy accident occurred on a nano-sized scale when researchers at Kettering University discovered a different method for producing nanotubes.

A lot of scientific discovery can be attributed to serendipity. A recent happy accident occurred on a nano-sized scale when researchers at Kettering University discovered a different method for producing nanotubes.

Play ball!

Oct 21, 2004

Physics Professor Dan Russell recently helped bat manufacturers understand the science behind new guidelines established by the softball and baseball amateur governing bodies through a two-day course at Washington State University.

Physics Professor Dan Russell recently helped bat manufacturers understand the science behind new guidelines established by the softball and baseball amateur governing bodies through a two-day course at Washington State University.

The science of softball

Apr 20, 2005

Dr. Dan Russell applies the principles of physics to softball bats to help manufacturers produce high performance bats within USSSA and ASA guidelines. He has also developed a quick test to identify a good bat.

Dr. Dan Russell applies the principles of physics to softball bats to help manufacturers produce high performance bats within USSSA and ASA guidelines. He has also developed a quick test to identify a good bat.

Physics made 'phun'

Mar 2, 2007

Physics majors at Kettering are helping make science fun for K-12 students.

Physics majors at Kettering are helping make science fun for K-12 students.

Lessons for the knowledge economy

Apr 27, 2007

Kettering teamed up with the Genesee Intermediate School District to develop more effective methods of teaching K-12 math and science.

Kettering teamed up with the Genesee Intermediate School District to develop more effective methods of teaching K-12 math and science.

Thinkbusters

May 4, 2007

In the spirit of Mythbusters, a small group of Kettering students spawned Thinkbusters and used a samurai sword, Mentos and liquid nitrogen to unravel some scientific mysteries.

In the spirit of Mythbusters, a small group of Kettering students spawned Thinkbusters and used a samurai sword, Mentos and liquid nitrogen to unravel some scientific mysteries.

Ahead of the high-tech curve

Sep 7, 2007

Responding to the needs of a dynamic high-tech industry, Kettering is gaining momentum with a new Engineering Physics degree program.

Responding to the needs of a dynamic high-tech industry, Kettering is gaining momentum with a new Engineering Physics degree program.

Stick work

May 30, 2008

Sophomore Linda Hunt is a hockey enthusiast interested in the physics of hockey sticks. Recently, she approached Kettering University's Dr. Dan Russell, who studies the "sweet" spot of baseball bats, about research on the vibrational properties of composite and wood sticks.

Sophomore Linda Hunt is a hockey enthusiast interested in the physics of hockey sticks. Recently, she approached Kettering University's Dr. Dan Russell, who studies the "sweet" spot of baseball bats, about research on the vibrational properties of composite and wood sticks.

Bottle up the noise!

Jul 25, 2008

Dr. Dan Ludwigsen, associate professor of Physics, works with students at Kettering University in studying the phenomena of Helmholtz resonators to develop an improved correction factor that will help control noise propagating down pipes and ducts.

Dr. Dan Ludwigsen, associate professor of Physics, works with students at Kettering University in studying the phenomena of Helmholtz resonators to develop an improved correction factor that will help control noise propagating down pipes and ducts.

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