The ring laser gyro was tried in an inspection system for measuring track conditions on San Francisco's computer-controlled Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system. During testing, the instrument proved its reliability in detecting the slightest variance in car attitude, thus eliminating the once-laborious task of inspecting each individual foot of track.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Sperry Rand Corporation

    1209 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY  United States  10019
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 42-43
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047909
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 13 1982 12:00AM