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Acoustic phased arrays for the detection of nuclear bursts in the atmosphere

T. F. Burke

Acoustic phased arrays for the detection of nuclear bursts in the atmosphere

by T. F. Burke

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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Acoustical engineering.,
  • Nuclear explosions.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementT.F. Burke.
    SeriesMemorandum -- RM-4722-ARPA, Research memorandum (Rand Corporation) -- RM-4722-ARPA.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 28 p. :
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17984684M

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A discussion of the possible use of phased arrays in detecting the acoustic signal from atmospheric nuclear bursts. This Memorandum considers, for simple unshaded square plane arrays, the dependence of array gain upon frequency, azimuth, size of array, number of sensors in the array, and uncertainty in local velocity of sound.

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The name lidar, now used as an acronym of light detection and. Atmospheric Nuclear Effects (1) The effect of a nuclear blast on the atmosphere is a complicated function of 1) number of detonations, 2) size of blasts, 3) altitudes, and 4) latitude and longitude.

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Temperature perturbation caused by an acoustic wave as a function of a horizontal distance (d) from the place of an underground nuclear explosion under yield of kt TNT and for the heights ofand km (direction of d-axis is arbitrary).

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[email protected] Abstract. An overview is presented of current worldwide activities in the field of the acoustic. By measuring 'inaudible' sounds, events like illegal nuclear tests can be detected.

This 'infrasound' can also help us understand more about the upper atmosphere, according to new research. The Years of Atmospheric Testing: Documents. From to the U.S.A. conducted an extensive campaign of atmospheric nuclear tests, grouped into roughly 20 test "series." After when the Limited Test Ban Treaty was signed testing for the.

In this article we are going to explore the phenomenon of sound wave refraction and how it relates to the sounds of war the formation of acoustic shadows. Downward Sound Wave Refraction In the early 20 th century, with the use of hot air balloons, scientists started to learn more about our atmosphere and its different layers.

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