Accession Number : ADD002646

Title :   Line Motion and Water Current Disc Sensor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Greene,Michael L ; Moss,George J

Report Date : 30 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes an instrument for determining velocity of ocean currents and/or frequency and amplitude of strumming mooring lines. A magnetic controlled contact relative to resistance wires controlled by a spring loaded disc operates as a potentiometer to indicate the intended result.

Descriptors :   *Ocean currents, *Oceanographic equipment, *Measuring instruments, *Patents, Velocity, Mooring, Motion

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE