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