Accession Number : ADD007157

Title :   Mouth Mounted Accelerometer Pack.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Higgins,Aubin M ; Fowler,James A , Jr ; Mercer,Roger W ; Kroh,Gunter H

Report Date : 22 Apr 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : An apparatus, for measuring head accelerations of a test subject, having a mouthpiece which includes metal clips for securing the mouthpiece to the upper teeth of the test subject. Three accelerometers are secured to a mounting block which is attached to the mouthpiece. The three accelerometers have their active axis located along three orthogonal axis through the mounting block. The mounting block, the accelerometers and the accelerometer leads are embedded in an electrically insulating material. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Accelerometers, *Mouth, *Mounts, Measurement, Teeth, Electrical insulation, Embedding, Inventions

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE