A matched filter algorithm for acoustic signal detection.

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Authors
Jordan, Dorsett Weston.
Subjects
analog filter
digital filter
bilinear transform
space shuttle
auxiliary power unit
INTEL 2920 analog signal processor
adaptive linear combiner
adaptive transversal filter
Advisors
Panholzer, Rudolf
Date of Issue
1985-06
Date
June 1985
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Language
en_US
Abstract
This thesis is a presentation of several alternative acoustic filter designs which allow Space Shuttle payload experiment initiation prior to launch. This initiation is accomplished independently of any spacecraft services by means of a matched band-pass filter tuned to the acoustic signal characteristic of the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) which is brought up to operating RPM's approximately five minutes prior to launch. These alternative designs include an analog filter built around operational amplifiers, a digital IIR design implemented with an INTEL 2920 Signal Processor, and an Adaptive FIR Weiner design. Working prototypes of the first two filters are developed and a discussion of the advantage of the 2920 digital design is presented.
Type
Thesis
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Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Organization
Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
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Format
221 p.
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Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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This publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
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