Essays Tagged: "SONAR"

Sonar Technology : a boon or a curse

11SONAR Technology: A boon or a curse. By: Vandit Shah (T00048764) For: ENGL 1100 - Academic Compos ... ore. We are simply surrounded by such 'man made wonders'. One such technological wonder is known as SONAR which stands for sound navigation and ranging used for scientific, civilian and safety purpose ... gy that comes at the cost of harming marine mammals be actually used? BackgroundThe functioning of sonar can be closely related to how radar works. Radar uses radio waves while sonar uses sound waves ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


BASIC RADAR, SONAR, & DOPPLER THEORYRADARThe term RADAR is an acronym made up of the words radio detection an ... nd use his radar, the angle would be too great and the return received would not be your true speed.SONARSonar, like radar, is also an acronym. It represents the words Sound Navigation and Ranging. Ke ... also an acronym. It represents the words Sound Navigation and Ranging. Key here is the word sound. Sonar, much like radar, functions on the principle of sound waves traveling at a known speed through ...

(7 pages) 50 1 3.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


nce can b calculated). Bats use a variety of ultrasonic ranging (echolocation) to detect their prey.SONAR - SONAR stands for Sound Navigation And Ranging. It can also be known as echo-sounding. Ships ...

(6 pages) 36 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics