Accession Number : AD0697315

Title :   THE M.I.T. VIBRATING STRING SURFACE SHIP GRAVIMETER,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE DEPT OF EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Wing,Charles G.

Report Date : SEP 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 118

Abstract : A surface ship gravimeter is described. The gravimeter is designed for low cost production, yet has been proven accurate to better than 1 mgal at sea. This report contains the information required by a potential system manufacturer or by a competent researcher to duplicate the original gravimeter. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GRAVITY, MEASUREMENT), SHIPBOARD, ACCELEROMETERS, STABILIZED PLATFORMS, GYRO COMPASSES, TEMPERATURE, MARINE GEOPHYSICS

Subject Categories : Geodesy
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE