INERTIAL SURVEYING ALONG THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR

Inertial surveying, spinoff from aerospace technology, permits rapid establishment of control points for track alignment and elevation along a segment of Northeast Corridor to facilitate design of track improvements. Location and elevation are fixed by a computer control process known as gyrocompassing, an adaptation of inertial guidance systems.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Authors:
    • Maddox Jr, S R
  • Publication Date: 1979-4

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 38-40
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195548
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1979 12:00AM