Accession Number:

ADA045043

Title:

High Resolution Sonar Simulation Techniques.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL COASTAL SYSTEMS LAB PANAMA CITY FLA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

A mathematical model developed for a computer simulation of both side-looking and forward-looking high resolution sonar systems is described. The purpose of the simulation is to permit systematic examination of the effects of first-order parameter variations on sonar image quality and target detection capability. The model permits specification of the major parameters such as height above bottom, bottom reflectivity, projector power and directivity function, receiver array geometry, number of receiver elements, shading detection bandwidth, and display characteristics. Details of the model and representative simulated displays for various sonar parameter combinations are presented. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE