Accession Number : ADA018049

Title :   Current Measurement System Design Support. Volume II.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on Phase 1,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MASS

Personal Author(s) : Walden,Robert G.

Report Date : 14 JUN 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 295

Abstract : The report documents the design support and engineering services provided to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command to establish a system to reliably measure deep ocean currents in support of ocean engineering and construction projects. The report includes an environmental model, a survey of current meters, moor/meter interaction analysis, subsystem tests, system trade-off studies, system design and procurement specifications.

Descriptors :   *Ocean currents, *Flowmeters, *Mooring, Deep oceans, Deep water, Motion, Drag, Gravity, Force(Mechanics), Stresses, Floats, Buoys, Cable assemblies, Wire rope, Specifications, Measuring instruments, Oceanographic equipment, Direction finding, Reels

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE