Accession Number : ADD007704

Title :   Angular Rate Sensor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Jacobs,Paul L

Report Date : 12 Feb 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : An angular rate sensor is conceived which operates by utilizing electrically conducting fluid flowing in a transverse magnetic field. The electric field induced in the flow direction due to rotation will produce a signal that is proportional to angular rate. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Magnetic detection, *Angular motion, Electric fields, Lorentz force, Angular acceleration, Electromagnetic induction, Rates, Rotation

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Magnetic & Electric Fld Detection & Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE