Accession Number : ADD002532

Title :   Optical Convolution Velocimeter.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Kim,Dong Guen ; Dubro,Gary Arnold

Report Date : 27 Apr 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The velocity of a fluid flowing through a flow channel, relative to the flow channel, is measured by passing parallel rays of light through the fluid perpendicular to the flow and through an artificially-introduced transfer function device such as a grating or double reflective mirror, and then focusing the light on a photodetector.

Descriptors :   *Velocimeters, *Flow rate, *Patents, Fluid flow, Transfer functions, Photodetectors

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Fluid Mechanics
      Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE