Accession Number:

ADA002844

Title:

An Instrumentation System for the Measurement of Soil Resilience.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.,

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the system is to enable a quantitative comparison to be made of the hardness of various landing zones used for dropping stores by parachute. The system is portable and battery operated and records on magnetic tape the output from an accelerometer which is mounted on a weight and dropped onto the ground.

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE