Accession Number : AD0773497

Title :   Analysis of the Effectiveness of Electrostatic Shielding in an Absolute Gravimeter,

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Smirnov,M. G.

Report Date : 11 DEC 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A preliminary analysis and experiments have shown that electrostatic forces cause a considerable (up to several tens of milligals) error of an absolute gravimeter. Therefore, in the design of a gravimeter the electrostatic shielding of its internal cavity was envisioned.

Descriptors :   *Gravimetry, *Measuring instruments, Electrostatic charge, Shielding, Translations, USSR

Subject Categories : Geodesy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE