Underwater Pinger Locator [sonar receiver unit]

Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Scholarly level: 
Undergraduate student
Date created: 
1999-04
Identifier: 
ENSC40396
Keywords: 
ENSC 405W
ENSC 440
Underwater acoustics
Signal receivers
Abstract: 

The Underwater Research Lab (URL) operates autonomous submersibles in fresh water lakes in British Columbia for research purposes. These submersibles are extremely expensive and should one of the submersibles be disabled during a mission, finding the submersible would be virtually impossible. These submersibles are equipped with pinger relocation beacons, which activates when the submersible is disabled.

Sonic Salvage Industries (SSI) has been commissioned to produce a pinger locator with which to find a disabled submersible. The pinger locator will be hand-held and will guide the user to the disabled submersible through visual cues provided on the user interface.

Description: 

Undergraduate Engineering students are required to complete a group-based, two-course capstone sequence: ENSC 405W and ENSC 440.  Groups form company structures and create an innovative product that potentially acts as a solution to a real-life problem.  This collection archives the following assignments: proposal, design specifications, requirements specifications, and proof of concept.

Language: 
English
Document type: 
Graduating extended essay / Research project
Rights: 
Copyright resides with the authours.
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