Accession Number : AD0284839

Title :   STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF THICKNESS ON THE PROPERTIES OF LAMINATES FOR UNDERWATER PRESSURE VESSELS

Corporate Author : AEROJET-GENERAL CORP AZUSA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : SAUNDERS,R.D. ; SMITH,R.L. ; BROWN,F.E.

Report Date : SEP 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : The effects of thickness on the mechanical and physical properties of fiber-reinforced plastic laminates for deep submersible external pressure vessels are studied. An analysis of fabrication methods and problems related to thick-walled cylinders is given. Methods of testing and test results of cylinders and rings are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *LAMINATES, *PLASTICS, *PRESSURE VESSELS, *UNDERWATER, ANALYSIS, DESIGN, FIBERS, HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE, MANUFACTURING, MICROPHOTOGRAPHY, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, POLYMERS, REINFORCING MATERIALS, RINGS, SHEAR STRESSES, STRESSES, TEST METHODS, TESTS, THICKNESS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE