Accession Number : AD0719277

Title :   Lightweight Oil Containment System, Low Tension Barrier System. Part I.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : WILSON INDUSTRIES INC HOUSTON TEX OIL CONTAINMENT DIV

Personal Author(s) : Houser,John R.

Report Date : JAN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 465

Abstract : The report presents the results of studies and tests of a low tension light weight oil containment system. The system is capable of deployment from an aircraft and deploys rapidly with a minimum of support equipment. The barrier design described uses an external tension shock absorbing bridle line to insure the barrier a high degree of high sea surface confirmability. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WATER POLLUTION, OILS), (*FLOATS, WATER POLLUTION), COAST GUARD RESEARCH, FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES, MODEL TESTS, PROBLEM SOLVING, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, GEOMETRIC FORMS, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, RELIABILITY, HYDRODYNAMICS, EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE