Accession Number : ADD002803

Title :   Underwater Strain Sensor.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Sinsky,Joel A ; Gregan,Dorsey J G

Report Date : 23 Dec 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a simple inexpensive underwater strain sensor which can monitor the strain, and parameters which are derived from the strain, of a sonar transducer of suitable geometry. Such a transducer is a radially oscillating, free-flooded, magnetostrictive ring transducer.

Descriptors :   *Strain gages, *Patents, Sonar transducers, Magnetostrictive elements, Underwater sound equipment, Monitors

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE