Accession Number : ADD007617

Title :   Directional Two Axis Optical Inclinometer.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Bailey,Escar L ; Walker,Clifford G

Report Date : 07 Feb 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This invention relates to an inclinometer which employs a laser light source with a transparent liquid and a gas and the laws of optics to reflect the light source to a detector which provides signals for measuring the tilt angle and the direction of tilt from the local horizontal. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Optical detectors, *Tiltmeters, Tilt, Angles, Sensitivity, Attitude(Inclination)

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE