Accession Number : ADD002511

Title :   Spatially Distributed Transducer for Towed Line Array Applications.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Horwath,Tibor G

Report Date : 17 Feb 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The object of this invention is to provide spatially distributed line transducers, useful for towed line arrays. Another object is to provide line transducers having uniform surface impedance over the total array consisting of a cascade of such transducers. Yet another object is to provide line transducers having no restriction on the axial dimension of the transducer elements. Still another object is to provide line transducers having no restriction in the axial spacing among transducers. A further object is to provide line transducers wherein the mechanical properties of the line array consisting of such transducers can be chosen to meet specific requirements.

Descriptors :   *Towed arrays, *Transducers, *Patents, Towed sonar, Signal processing

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE