Accession Number : AD0658757

Title :   FORCE REQUIRED TO EXTRACT OBJECTS FROM DEEP OCEAN BOTTOM.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TEX

Personal Author(s) : DeHart,R. C. ; Ursell,C. R.

Report Date : 19 SEP 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A preliminary investigation of the force required to extract an object from the bottom of the ocean was conducted. Ocean depths equivalent to pressures of 3000 psi were simulated and the effect of soil type, object size and object configuration was studied. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MARINE ENGINEERING, SALVAGE), (*SALVAGE, *UNDERWATER VEHICLES), OCEAN BOTTOM, PRESSURE, SOILS, DEEP SUBMERGENCE, WEIGHT, TABLES(DATA), UNDERWATER OBJECTS

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE