By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – With increasing concern about concussions from sports, some players have started wearing electronic sensors to measure head impacts.
By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – “Plug your ears.” Immediately after Jeff Kensrud says this, a cannon fires a 140-mile-per-hour baseball at a composite bat. The ball collides with a resounding clang, and both ball and bat ricochet backward.
Special thanks to WSU Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections Click arrow to see video. 1944 – Eri B. Parker (left), former WSC mechanical engineering professor, watches Wally Friel try out a prototype aluminum bat. PULLMAN – Sunlight sparkles on the metal barrel of a baseball bat as a teenage […]