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Main Title Design of a remotely controlled hovercraft vehicle for spill reconnaissance
Author Gustafson, Henry ; Furr, R. ; Souter, K. ; Seeman, G.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Seemann, Gerald
Souter, Keith
Furr, Roy
CORP Author Developmental Sciences, Inc., City of Industry, CA. ;Oxnard Dept. of Fire, CA.;Municipal Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1983
Report Number EPA/600/2-83/116; EPA-R-805365
Stock Number PB84-124064
OCLC Number 48233174
Additional Subjects Hazardous materials ; Aerial reconnaissance ; Ground effect machines ; Remote control ; Design criteria ; Cost analysis ; Hovercraft ; Hazardous materials spills
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBD  EPA 600-2-83-116 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/02/2001
NTIS  PB84-124064 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vii, 39 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
This program was undertaken to prepare a conceptual design for a practical prototype of a remotely-controlled reconnaissance vehicle for use in hazardous material spill environment. Data from past hazardous material spills were analyzed to determine the type of vehicle best suited for the reconnaissance duty and the vehicle's performance standards. Based on the environmental conditions present at a 'typical spill', the desired vehicle capabilities, and the level of operated skill that could reasonably be expected, the vehicle selected was a ground effect machine or hovercraft. A skirted hovercraft design was chosen over a peripheral-jet design because of power requirements.
Project officer: John E. Brugger. Grant no. R-805365. Photocopy.