Accession Number:

AD0489335

Title:

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL APPLICATION FORECAST ON CHEMICAL DETECTION OF PERSONNEL BY GASEOUS AND PARTICULATE MATTER,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BECKMAN INSTRUMENTS INC FULLERTON CA ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS

Report Date:

1966-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

487.0

Abstract:

This Scientific and Technological Applications Forecast STAF presents a rigorous discussion of Chemical Detection of Personnel by Gaseous and Particulate Matter. Various methods of detecting enemy forces in jungle terrain, hidden in ambush, or otherwise concealed are a matter of great concern to the Department of the Army. This STAF report discusses the present State-of-the-Art of the three phases of chemical detection 1 Materials Generation - the gaseous and particulate matter generated by both man and equipment 2 Atmospheric Diffusion - the mechanisms by which these gaseous and particulate materials are dispersed in the surrounding environment and 3 Instrumentation - types and techniques used to detect these materials. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Ultraviolet Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE