Accession Number:

ADD018524

Title:

Constant Radius Acoustic Sensor Mounting System

Descriptive Note:

Patent, filed 2 Feb 96, Patented 24 Jul 97

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1997-06-24

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a system for studying, identifying and characterizing thermal gradients in a volume of water. The system includes a frame for supporting one or more measuring devices and a source of heat for generating a thermal plume in the volume of water. The frame includes a first plate to which the measuring devices are mounted by a plurality of mounting blocks spaced about the periphery of a hole in the first plate. The frame further includes a second plate spaced from the first plate, to which the source of heat is mounted.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE