acoustic signature


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acoustic signature

[ə′küs·tik ′sig·nə·chər]
(engineering)
In acoustic detection, the profile characteristic of a particular object or class of objects, such as a school of fish or a specific ocean-bottom formation.
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With the Raider aircraft's unmatched combination of speed, maneuverability and acoustic signature, Sikorsky Aircraft is ideally positioned to provide the military with essential mission-specific capabilities.
In order to accurately record its acoustic signature, Dayeh had to know where the lightning would strike.
A v-shaped acoustic signature for a perfect soundstage.
The system is known as Nixie and attracts torpedoes away from intended targets by mimicking a ship s acoustic signature.
Blinded to information from respiratory gas analysis, the acoustic signature was analyzed based on the first derivative of change in breathing frequency and sound intensity.
For conventional wings, the sound from the hard trailing edge typically dominates the acoustic signature.
The new software based enhancement module brings together four methods of leak detection -- negative pressure wave monitoring for rupture events; acoustic signature recognition of high pressure leaks; fast Distributed Temperature Gradient Sensing (DTGS); and ground heave strain monitoring -- into a single platform, providing a comprehensive leak detection system.
Combining a streamlined fuselage, the latest avionic equipment, a spacious cabin and low acoustic signature, the AW139 sets new standard in the market.
The acoustic signature of the petrol engine has also been enhanced, aided by 'Sound System' technology.
These include the hard-to-detect "rocket mine" that's triggered by the distinctive magnetic our acoustic signature of a ship, such as a US aircraft carrier, and then launches a propelled 600-popund warhead at the target.
DAS can follow the progress of a pig throughout the pipe network by tracking the acoustic signature.
The AW139 features a low acoustic signature, integrated mission avionics and is available with a full ice protection system, allowing aircrews to accomplish missions in the most demanding, all-weather conditions.
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