Accession Number : ADD007482

Title :   Electromagnetic Interference Suppression in a Vehicle Horn Circuit.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mushenski,Christopher B

Report Date : 24 Mar 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : In a military vehicle having an electric horn actuator circuit, the improvement comprising the addition of a capacitor in the circuit at a location between a brush and contact ring assembly disposed within the vehicle steering column. The capacitor is electrically located in close connection to the brush-contact ring interface to respond effectively to voltage/current surges initiated at the brush-contact ring interface. The capacitor can be installed in existing vehicles in a retrofit operation. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Military vehicles, *Acoustic horns, Suppressors, Electromagnetic interference, Capacitors, Vehicle equipment

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE