Accession Number : ADD003397

Title :   Mechanically Tuned Buffer Rod for Ultrasonic Temperature Sensor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Taplin,Lael B

Report Date : 28 Dec 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a buffer rod for transmitting and receiving ultrasonic waves in a high-temperature gas medium including a plurality of flat discs center coupled along a mechanically tuned buffer rod and connected to a piezoelectric or magnetostrictive element to convert disc vibrations into electrical signals.

Descriptors :   *Temperature measuring instruments, *Patents, Ultrasonic radiation, High temperature, Gases

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE