Photoelectric tracking of model ships

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleERB; no. ERB-719
Physical description27 p.
AbstractPhotoelectric tracking is employed for automatic plotting of the course of a model ship undergoing trials in a manoeuvring basin. A light source mounted on the model is followed by two light-seeking telescopes, installed "on shore", whose direction is transmitted to the display by means of three-phase synchros. An electric "pen" is positioned on the display area to correspond to the model's position, which can then be marked on paper at regular intervals.
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PublisherNational Research Council of Canada, Radio and Electrical Engineering Division
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NPARC number21274677
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Record identifier44d42b77-619c-4fd6-822c-e85c7ec5b9c9
Record created2015-03-26
Record modified2016-10-03
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