Accession Number:

ADA046253

Title:

Pulsed Acoustic Vortex Sensing System. Volume I. Hardware Design.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Aug 73-Jun 74,

Corporate Author:

AVCO SYSTEMS DIV WILMINGTON MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

111.0

Abstract:

Avco Corporations Systems Division designed and developed an engineered Pulsed Acoustic Vortex Sensing System PAVSS. This system is capable of real-time detection, tracking, recording, and graphic display of aircraft trailing vortices. This volume of the report presents hardware design aspects of the system. The design of the acoustic antenna and transducer is described. System control, computer hardware, and systemsubsystem hardware interfaces are discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE