Accession Number : ADD001421

Title :   Device for Solving the Sonar Equation.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Gordon,Alan ; Phelps,Michael W

Report Date : 31 Dec 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent describes an optical simulation device for solving the sonar equation. It comprises a light table for establishing a predetermined light field and a plurality of optical graticules to modify the light energy from the light table. A detection means mounted above the light table and movable through predetermined coordinates with radiation thereto completes the simulation device.

Descriptors :   *Simulators, *Passive sonar, *Patents, Target detection, Optical equipment, Sound transmission, Underwater sound, Passive systems

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE