Capacitive Moisture Detection Apparatus.
Patent application, filed 27 Aug 90, patented 27 Apr 93,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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The invention is an apparatus for measuring the volume of water intrusion in underwater cables without dissecting the cables. The apparatus comprises a novel arrangement of a capacitive test fixture and an electrical impedance analyzer to provide measurement of the volume of water in a cable based on cable capacitance. The capacitive test fixture measures the electrical capacitance along the cable as the cable is fed through the test fixture
- Physical Chemistry
- Electricity and Magnetism
- Electrical and Electronic Equipment