Results for: Sonar

In US Navy

What is SONAR?

It is SOund NAvigation and Ranging. Sound is used to navigate, and to detect objects in water. Sonography also has other applications.  There are two main types of Sonar syst (MORE)

What is a sonar transducer?

A sonar transducer is the element in the sonar apparatus that turns the electrical signal into sound, which is mechanical energy, and then does the opposite for returning sign (MORE)

Who invented sonar?

It was Lewis Nixon who invented the very first sonar-type listening device in 1906. He was seeking a way of detecting icebergs. But the sonar was not "invented", its inventor (MORE)

What is radar and sonar?

SONAR stands for Sound Detection and ranging, and RADAR stands for Radio Aid to Detection and Ranging. as described below (by richard), the principle is simple. Point a signal (MORE)
In Science

What is Sonar Mapping?

Sonar mapping uses sound waves to map out the contours or the shape of the ocean bottom. Sonar is an acronym for Sound Navigation Ranging. Typically, a pulse of sound is gener (MORE)
In Owls

Do Owls have SONAR?

While some Owls are specifically adapted to hunt fish, they do not possess SONAR. Their hearing is very sensitive, and in combination with their enhanced eyesight, they are a (MORE)
In Science

What is principle of sonar?

When ultrasonics waves is transmitted through water, it is reflected by the object in the water and will produce an echo signal. By noting the time interval between the gene (MORE)

What is sonar signal?

The sonar signals are audio wave signals created by the transmitter that can pass through water. When Radio signals are created in air it is called radar. Usually sonar are us (MORE)
In Uncategorized

Why is sonar useful?

Sonar can be useful because when an animal or machine makes a noise, it sends out sound waves into the environment around it. Those waves bounce off nearby objects, and some o (MORE)