Accession Number : AD0636735

Title :   LIQUID MIRRORS FOR VERTICAL REFERENCE AT SEA.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s) : von Arx, William S.

Report Date : JUL 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : An attempt has been made to produce a viscous liquid mirror with a Newtonian response to ordinary ship accelerations, and to use the device as a level reference surface at sea. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*HORIZONTAL INDICATORS, *SHIP AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT), NAVIGATIONAL AIDS, INERTIAL NAVIGATION, FILMS, LIQUIDS

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE