Accession Number : ADD017597
Title : Low Frequency Flex-Beam Underwater Acoustic Transducer.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Apr 93, patented 11 Apr 95,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Henriquez, Theodore A ; Siders, Clementina M ; Tims, Allan C
Report Date : 11 Apr 1995
Pagination or Media Count : 13
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 : *ELECTROACOUSTIC TRANSDUCERS, *PATENTS, *PIEZOELECTRIC TRANSDUCERS, *UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT, SIGNAL PROCESSING, PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS, LIGHTWEIGHT, ACOUSTIC SIGNALS, MOUNTS, LOW FREQUENCY
Subject Categories : Acoustooptic and Optoacoustic Devices
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE