Accession Number : ADD001382

Title :   High Velocity Water Ring Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Rubin,Edwin H ; Ciringione,Joseph L

Report Date : 20 Aug 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent describes a mechanical simulator for testing materials to be evaluated for a high speed captured air bubble (CAB) vehicle. A rotating drum carrying water allows the water to move at high speeds past a stationary specimen immersed in the water to a predetermined variable depth.

Descriptors :   *Test equipment, *Protective equipment, *Surface effect ships, *Patents, Simulators, High velocity, Waterborne, Air bubbles

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE