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Evaluation of sonar equipment and techniques for application in the Beaufort Sea

R. Hutchins

Evaluation of sonar equipment and techniques for application in the Beaufort Sea

final report

by R. Hutchins

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Published by Institute of Ocean Sciences in Sidney, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sonar.,
  • Submarine topography -- Beaufort Sea.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby R. Hutchins, Huntec ("70) Ltd.
    SeriesContractor report series -- 80-4., Contractor report series (Institute of Ocean Sciences, Patricia Bay) -- no. 80-4.
    ContributionsHuntec ("70)., Institute of Ocean Sciences, Patricia Bay.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15155232M

      A-School (Job School) Requirements for Sonar Technicians. Where Navy sonar techs go to training depends on which type of tech they're going to learn: surface, or submarine. For surface sonar technicians, they'll spend 10 weeks in "A" School in San Diego, after completing a six-week basic electronics course at the Great Lakes facility in Illinois. By this technique, depth of sea or distance of any object underwater can be calculated using formula. d =(v × t) / 2. Application of SONAR. SONAR technique is used for determining submarines underwater, to detect underwater objects like sunken ships, etc. This is also helpful in determining the depth of sea.

    “What are the applications of Sonar?” 1. Military. 2. 1. To detect, track and destroy enemy ships and submarines. 2. To detect and destroy enemy underwater mines. 3. To communicate using underwater sound as a medium. 4. To navigate under ice. 5. S.   While Sonar can be implemented in the open air, it is known to be more effective in water. This is because sound waves tend to travel longer distances in water. Owing to Sonar’s remarkable range, whales can discern the shape and movement of objects the .

    5 How Dispersants Are Used: Techniques, Logistics, Monitoring, and Application Strategies DESIGN OF DISPERSANT APPLICATION SYSTEMS Application systems are designed to meet, within practical limits, the following basic criteria that were discussed in Chanter 2: The dispersant must be sprayed on the oil. -sea - The dispersant must mix with the of.   ICEBERG THICKNESS AND CRACK DETECTION AUSTIN KOVACS U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, N.H., U.S.A. SUMMARY Results obtained with an impulse radar system used to profile the thickness of and detect cracks in a tabular iceberg in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, and an ice island in the Beaufort Sea near Flaxman Island, Alaska, are .


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