Accession Number : ADA016927

Title :   Buoy Motion Measurement System.

Descriptive Note : Evaluation rept. Jun 73-Sep 75,

Corporate Author : DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD CENTRAL INSTRUMENTATION DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Milne,David T. ; Haldeman,Paul M. ; Zimmerman,Barry L.

Report Date : JUN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 82

Abstract : A buoy motion measurement system is described which measures, telemeters and records, on command, buoy roll, pitch, heave, battery voltage and mooring cable tension of up to seven buoys deployed near a light tower. The system also measures and records sea state at the tower.

Descriptors :   *Sea states, *Remote detectors, Buoys, Motion, Telemeter systems, Construction, Drawings, Photographs

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE