Accession Number : ADD014996

Title :   Transducer Assembly for Deep Submergence.

Descriptive Note : Patent, filed 5 Feb 70, patented 9 Apr 91,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sullivan, Shelby F ; Whitehouse, Harper J ; Hamilton, Richard P

Report Date : 09 Apr 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A transducer assembly comprising: a diaphragm; at least one transducer element bonded by its head to the diaphragm; a pressure-resistant means, for supporting the transducer assembly; an acoustic isolator mounted about the transducer element and located between the diaphragm and the pressure-resistant means; the material of the acoustic isolator being elastically linear and equal in thickness to one-quarter wavelength of the corresponding operating frequency of the transducer element.

Descriptors :   ACOUSTIC SIGNALS, ASSEMBLY, DEEP SUBMERGENCE, DIAPHRAGMS(MECHANICS), ISOLATION, TRANSDUCERS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE