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Ultra sonic SCUBA diver tracking device hardware

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dc.contributor.advisor Bose, Bella
dc.creator Lindsley, Christopher J.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-07-07T15:45:36Z
dc.date.available 2006-07-07T15:45:36Z
dc.date.issued 2006-07-07T15:45:36Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/2334
dc.description.abstract Currently, there is no accurate, low-cost method to track divers. Watching bubbles can give you an approximate xy-location, and expensive underwater radios utilizing ultrasonic waves can work if the diver knows where they are. Traditional radio waves do not work well in water due to the conductive nature of water. The prototype made in the project uses an active sonar system that triangulates a single remote device’s position and displays that position on a computer. The design is not waterproof, but does accurately plot the position of a remote device in air. The documentation contained in this thesis describes the design process the author experienced, the technical behavior of the final product, and the use of the product. en
dc.format.extent 626613 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject Ultra-sonic en
dc.subject SCUBA en
dc.subject.lcsh Scuba divers
dc.subject.lcsh Sonar -- Design and construction
dc.title Ultra sonic SCUBA diver tracking device hardware en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.degree.name Honors Bachelor of Science (HBS) en
dc.degree.level Bachelor's en
dc.degree.discipline Honors College en
dc.degree.grantor Oregon State University en
dc.contributor.committeemember Traylor, Roger


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