Accession Number : AD0742063

Title :   A Fortran Program for Computing the Power Response of a Hydrophone Array to a Spherical Wave and Plotting it as an Isometric Surface.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : LaLumiere,Leon P. , Jr

Report Date : 17 APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : PLOTBEAM is a Fortran program designed to simulate the power response of an arbitrary, focused hydrophone array to an incoming spherical wave whose source is at some predetermined distances. It is used with a three-dimensional plot routine to display output values as a response surface. The program is useful in the study of response dependence on such factors as focal direction and distance, delays due to hydrophone positioning, signal frequency, and hydrophone weighting. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SONAR ARRAYS, MATHEMATICAL MODELS), (*COMPUTER PROGRAMS, INSTRUCTION MANUALS), HYDROPHONES, POWER SPECTRA, SIMULATION

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE