Accession Number:

AD0862019

Title:

Project VASSEL XVI. Comparison of Predicted and Measured Propagation Loss vs Range

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE FORCE (PACIFIC) APO SAN FRANCISCO 96610

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-10-02

Pagination or Media Count:

71.0

Abstract:

This report develops a methodology for analytically comparing underwater sound propagation loss measurements with predictions made by a propagation loss model. The method is employed to compare measurements during an at sea experiment VASSEL XVFIXWEX with predictions made by Fleet Numerical Weather Centrals propagation loss model. Experimental error and model error components are separated and their distributions are analyzed. The influence of local bottom topography on the experimental data and model predictions is examined.

Subject Categories:

  • Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE