Accession Number : ADD008169

Title :   Transducer.

Descriptive Note : Patent,


Personal Author(s) : Teel,Willis A

Report Date : 24 Jun 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A transducer comprising in combination, a plurality of piezoelectric discs arranged along a common axis of revolution in the order of increasing diameters in the aft to forward direction, resilient means interposed between each of said piezoelectric discs for the support thereof with a predetermined relative degree of freedom of movement, means effectively connected to the end ones of said piezoelectric discs for the urging thereof toward each other by compressing the resilient support means interposed therebetween and in such manner as to maintain the entire plurality thereof in a predetermined unitary geometrical configuration, and means connected to each of said plurality of piezoelectric discs for the driving thereof in electrical parallel. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Piezoelectric transducers, Towed sonar, Disks, Coaxial configurations

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE