Aeronautic instruments. Section I : general classification of instruments and problems including bibliography

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This report is intended as a technical introduction to the series of reports on aeronautic instruments. It presents a discussion of those subjects which are common to all instruments. First, a general classification is given, embracing all types of instruments used in aeronautics. Finally, a classification is given of the various problems confronted by the instrument expert and investigator. In this way the following groups of problems are brought up for consideration: problems of mechanical design, human factor, manufacturing problems, supply and selection of instruments, problems concerning the technique of testing, problems of installation, problems concerning the use of instruments, ... continued below

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Hersey, Mayo D. 1925.

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  • Main Title: Aeronautic instruments. Section I : general classification of instruments and problems including bibliography
  • Series Title: NACA Technical Reports

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This report is intended as a technical introduction to the series of reports on aeronautic instruments. It presents a discussion of those subjects which are common to all instruments. First, a general classification is given, embracing all types of instruments used in aeronautics. Finally, a classification is given of the various problems confronted by the instrument expert and investigator. In this way the following groups of problems are brought up for consideration: problems of mechanical design, human factor, manufacturing problems, supply and selection of instruments, problems concerning the technique of testing, problems of installation, problems concerning the use of instruments, problems of maintenance, and physical research problems. This enumeration of problems which are common to instruments in general serves to indicate the different points of view which should be kept in mind in approaching the study of any particular instrument.

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  • : 93R20478
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930091188 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TR-125
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930091188
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc65775

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The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was a U.S. federal agency founded on March 3, 1915 to undertake, promote, and institutionalize aeronautical research. On October 1, 1958 the agency was dissolved, and its assets and personnel transferred to the newly created National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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Hersey, Mayo D. Aeronautic instruments. Section I : general classification of instruments and problems including bibliography, report, 1925; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc65775/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.