Accession Number : ADD013104

Title :   Acoustic Emission Contact Fuze with Signal Processing Capability.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 5 Jun 78, patented 5 Aug 80,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Anderson,Matthew E ; Zvada,Timothy P ; Waller,Jack T , Jr

Report Date : 05 Aug 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An acoustic emission contact fuze that is responsive to high-frequency acoustic emission stress waves and distinguishes between such waves caused by impacts and signals caused by the operating environment.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *ACOUSTIC EMISSIONS, *IMPACT FUZES, SIGNAL PROCESSING, DISCRIMINATORS, BACKGROUND NOISE

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE