Accession Number : ADD001419

Title :   Depthometer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Jennings,Kirk E ; Seiple,Ronald L

Report Date : 31 Dec 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent relates to a wrist-carried depthometer which senses the depth at which the wearer is located by sensing the water pressure acting on the back of the instrument employing a solid state strain transducer. A circuit is included to provide a digital readout of the depth in the desired units.

Descriptors :   *Depth indicators, *Wrist, *Patents, Strain gages, Transducers, Electronic equipment, Digital systems, Light emitting diodes

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE