Accession Number : AD0163673

Title :   Compensated Output Solid-State Differential Accelerometer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Little,Little J. ; Hunter,Joe S.

Report Date : 07 MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent describes a solid-state differential accelerometer employing piezotransistors for measuring acceleration or velocity of a body along a specified axis of the accelerometer. A pair of substantially identical piezotransistors are arranged back-to-back along the axis through which tension and compression forces of acceleration are applied.

Descriptors :   (*ACCELEROMETERS, *PATENTS), TRANSISTORS, PIEZOELECTRIC CRYSTALS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE