Ultrasonic Bottom Profiler

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Brief Description

Ultrasonic bottom profiler is developed as an onboard equipment for AERV (Armoured Engineers Reconnaissance Vehicle) of Indian Army. It plots the river water depth and sediment layer thickness while crossing the river. This plot is used by Indian Army to design the type of bridge required to cross the river. This technology was initially developed in association with R&DE(E), Pune and currently being produced by ToT partner









Main uses and domain

This equipment works on the principle of Ultrasonic signal transmission and reception. This uses a single ultrasonic transducer of 33KHz. It can measure water depth up to 20 meters and layer thickness up to 150cm.

Features and Technical Specifications

80 cm to 20 meter depth range
30cm to 150 cm layer thickness measurement
Layer classification as slit, mud, clay, sand, rock
Distance and event markers
Fully AUTO MODE measurement
High capacity session archival
GPS interfacing
JSS55555 specification


Contact Details for Techno Commercial Information

Group Head, Strategic Electronics Group
C-DAC Thiruvananthapuram
seg@cdac.in, 0471-2727508, fax: 0471 2723456