Accession Number : ADD000217

Title :   Device for Counting Accelerations, Measuring Magnitudes Thereof, Recording and Classifying the Same According to Magnitude.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Weiss,David E

Report Date : 19 Mar 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This invention relates generally to the field of measuring, recording and classifying displacements or accelerations on a given body according to magnitude. More specifically the invention involves a simple compact lightweight frictionless device to be secured on vehicles, especially aircraft to thus measure, record, and classify displacements or accelerations in a desired direction for evaluation at the end of a predetermined use period.

Descriptors :   *Accelerometers, *Patents, Digital recording systems, Light sources, Detector arrays, Signal generators

Subject Categories : Flight Control and Instrumentation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE