Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Visualization of 3-dimensional beam patterns using the SGI workstation

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Holmes, E.S. ; Integrated Performance Decisions, Arlington, VA, USA ; Chang, S.

The beam pattern of an acoustic source or receiver is a 3D object, representing the response of that receiver to energy arriving from any direction. It is common practice to display the 3D beam pattern as a series of 2D polar or rectangular plots representing vertical beam patterns for a fixed horizontal steer direction or horizontal beam patterns for a fixed vertical steer direction. The complete 3D pattern is often deduced, at the expense of some mental effort, from a collection of these 2D displays. Based on an existing computer program, gbeam, with the computational and graphical capabilities of the Silicon Graphics Iris (SGI) workstation, a realistic picture of 3D beam patterns can be displayed. This paper describes the SGI workstation, the gbeam program, and their applications within the Interactive Multidimensional Acoustic Trainer (IMAT), and presents several examples of typical beam patterns

Published in:

OCEANS '93. Engineering in Harmony with Ocean. Proceedings

Date of Conference:

18-21 Oct 1993

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.