Accession Number : ADD017466

Title :   Underwater Acoustic Intensity Probe.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 12 Oct 93, patented 21 Feb 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Gabrielson, Thomas B ; McEachern, James F ; Lauchle, Gerald C

Report Date : 21 Feb 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An underwater probe for determining true acoustic Intensity by the direct measurement of true acoustic velocity and true acoustic pressure in a neutrally buoyant package, utilizes a moving-coil geophone embedded in a casing of syntactic foam and a pair of hydrophones on the exterior of the casting.

Descriptors :   *ACOUSTIC MEASUREMENT, *PATENTS, *GEOPHONES, PROBES, ACOUSTIC SIGNALS, CASTING, EXTERNAL, HYDROPHONES, UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS, ACOUSTIC VELOCITY, SOUND PRESSURE, BUOYANCY, UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT, SYNTACTIC FOAMS

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE