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