Accession Number : AD0786769

Title :   Dumiload Transducer Tester.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC CO SYRACUSE N Y TRANSDUCER PRODUCTS OPERATION

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Wayne A.

Report Date : SEP 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 36

Abstract : A DUMILOAD (DUmmy Mechanical Impedance LOAD) transducer testing device has been developed to allow the rapid testing of sonar transducer elements. The final report provides the theory, design philosophy, and test results of the DUMILOAD. Significant features of the device are its high power operation, nondestructive connect/disconnect technique, and rapid operation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Sonar equipment, *Electroacoustic transducers, *Test sets, Ceramic materials, Piezoelectric materials, Mechanical impedance, Electrical impedance, Resonant frequency, Electromechanical devices

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE