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March 19, 2014
Cincinnati Dynamic Sensor and Calibration Open House -May 14, 2014

The Modal Shop is holding a technical seminar on vibration metrology on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at our headquarters in Cincinnati, OH.

Presenter Mark Schiefer, our Senior Scientist, is responsible for technical product development and both international and national metrology support. He regularly attends global measurement and metrology conferences and is a member of the IEEE 1451.4 Standard Committee. In addition, he participates on the ISO 16063 TC108/SC3 Committee (Use and Calibration of Vibration and Shock Measuring Instruments).

Seminar attendees will receive a certificate for a FREE accelerometer calibration service that can be redeemed for up to 1 year post-seminar. In addition, every attendee will be entered into a drawing to win a FREE Apple iPad Mini!


The Modal Shop
3149 E. Kemper Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45241


8:30 am-Noon: Dynamic Calibration Seminar with Mark Schiefer (See syllabus below)

Noon: Lunch at The Modal Shop

1 pm-3:30 pm: Equipment Demos 


  • Coffee and Continental Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Live Equipment Demos
  • Free Accelerometer Calibration
  • Entry to win an Apple iPad Mini

Seminar Syllabus

  • Types and theories of accelerometers
    • Piezoelectric
    • Piezoresistive
    • Capacitive
    • Shock
  • Dynamic sensor types
    • Vibration
    • Pressure
  • Principles and practical considerations for calibration
  • Calibration theory and standards
  • Primary and secondary calibration methodology
  • Measurement uncertainty budgets
  • Basic calibration methods
    • High frequency
    • Low frequency
    • Shock
    • Pressure
    • Acoustics
    • In-situ

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