Re: Instrumented toilet seats

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Jul 18 2000 - 08:29:19 MDT

John Clark wrote:
> Spike Jones <> Wrote:
> >The famous $x00 hammer that started the meme that the government was being
> >wasteful, etc, was a modal hammer, [...] has accelerometers mounted on it to measure
> >resonances and vibration modes.
> What about the $1500 toilet seat, did it have accelerometers mounted on it to measure
> resonances and vibration modes too?

It had to undergo extensive g-force testing to ensure that it would not
flop around and break under extensive maneuvering, and we bought fewer
of those than of the hammers...

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