NASA Spinoff Database: Breadboard Facility

NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 1977
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-67
Category: Environment And Resource Management
Origin: Apollo Program, Saturn I and Saturn Ib

Chrysler operated what was known as Saturn/I/IB Development Breadboard Facility. Originally from the Apollo program, Breadboard" means array of electrical and electronic equipment for performing variety of test and development functions. This development gave Chrysler a broad capability in computerized testing to assure quality control in development of solid state systems. Now a major project is production and quality control testing of lean burn engines one that has built-in computer to control emission timing and allows engine to run on a leaner mixture of fuel and air."

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Page Number in Published book: 69
Manufacturer: Chrysler Corporation

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