Accession Number : ADD009659

Title :   Flexible Side Connector for Floating and Elevated Platforms.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Skaalen,Clifford I ; Rausch,Arthur B

Report Date : 22 Jun 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A flexible side connector assembly comprising an in line flexural system having a plurality of rubber compression elements and a solid shear member. Both the adjacently aligned flexural member and the shear member have grooved solid heads at opposing ends of the assembly for insert of guillotines in opposing platforms which are to be coupled each to the other. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Platforms, *Assembly, *Connectors, *Floating platforms, Sides, Rubber, Compression, Shear properties, Flexible couplings, Pontoons, Water waves, Inventions

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE