Accession Number : ADA140043

Title :   An Improved Ion Drift Meter.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 24 May 82-23 Nov 83,

Corporate Author : TEXAS UNIV AT DALLAS RICHARDSON CENTER FOR SPACE SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Holt,B J

PDF Url : ADA140043

Report Date : Nov 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 45

Abstract : This report provides the necessary operating, diagnostic and repair information for using and maintaining the Improved Ion Drift Meter (IDM). The report is divided into four sections. Section 1 contains the instrument description and theory of operation. Section 2 contains a description of planned spacecraft-level instrument testing, stimulation requirements and procedures, and instrument handling and safety. Section 3 contains a copy of the End-Item Acceptance Test (EIAT) that describes test results and presents calibration data and procedures. Any recalibration of the instrument will be performed per the EIAT calibration test procedure. Section 4 contains a list of the schematics, drawings, parts lists and wiring lists that describe the as-built configuration of the instrument. This documentation is available to AFGL upon request. (Author)

Descriptors :   *SPACECRAFT COMPONENTS, REPAIR, IONS, MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, PLASMA DIAGNOSTICS, CALIBRATION, POTENTIAL FLOW

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE