Accession Number:

AD0742727

Title:

Pendulum Horizon Sensor,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-03-31

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Pendulum horizon detector relating to geodetic instrument manufacture, comprises a mirror with adjusting screws, rigidly fixed on the pendulum suspended from a frame by an intermediate ring and crossing elastic tapes. The frame is enclosed in a case inside a jacket mounted on a base with a level. The detector is adjusted relatively to the base by the level, and the base is mounted on the tested object. Pendulum oscillations are damped by a multichamber cylinders alternately attached to the pendulum and to the instrument frame. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geodesy
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE