Southwest Research Institute

The Southwest Research Institute, (SwRI) was founded in 1947 in San Antonio, Texas and is the oldest independent non-profit R&D organization in the USA. SwRI partners with private enterprise and public entities to perform research and development in a broad spectrum of engineering and physical science areas. SwRI has 11 technical divisions that offer multidisciplinary, problem solving services. SwRI serves clients from more than 20 locations.

Address
Communications Department, Southwest Research Institute, P.O. Drawer 28510, San Antonio, Texas 78228-0510
E-mail
dsdeffenbaugh@swri.org
Website
http://www.swri.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwest_Research_Institute
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Engineering

New Low-Load Cycle targets heavy-duty diesel engine emissions

Southwest Research Institute engineers developed a new certification cycle, the Low-Load Cycle (LLC), to gauge the performance of heavy-duty diesel engine aftertreatment systems in low-load conditions. Aftertreatment systems ...

Engineering

Hypersonic research spotlights future flight challenges

Southwest Research Institute engineers are advancing what researchers know about hypersonic flight. A new study presented at the 2019 Joint Army-Navy-NASA-Air Force (JANNAF) Propulsion Meeting describes a series of tests ...

Engineering

Researchers add unique, efficient engine wear testing rig

Southwest Research Institute recently added an additional single cam rig (SCR) to its considerable array of tribology testing equipment. The rig, which investigates wear mechanisms in engine valvetrain components, was designed ...

Engineering

Collaborating to better understand metal degradation

Southwest Research Institute and The University of Texas at San Antonio are working together to understand the susceptibility of additively manufactured materials to hydrogen embrittlement, a common problem that can lead ...