Accession Number : ADD015807

Title :   Low Frequency Flex-Beam Underwater Acoustic Transducer.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, filed 30 Apr 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Henriquez, Theodore A ; Siders, Clementina M

Report Date : 30 Apr 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : A low frequency flex-beam underwater acoustic transducer has a base, a flexible beam having one end cantilever mounted on the base, and piezoelectric driving means, for flexurally driving the beam. The piezoelectric driving means operates in the k31 and/or the k33 mode

Descriptors :   *SONAR TRANSDUCERS, *UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, ACOUSTIC SIGNALS, CANTILEVER BEAMS, ACOUSTIC ARRAYS, BANDWIDTH, LIGHTWEIGHT, HIGH POWER, LOW FREQUENCY, DISPLACEMENT

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE