Accession Number : ADD017709

Title :   High-Damping Rib-Stiffened Composite Hollow Cylinder Core Configuration.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 3 May 94, patented 5 Sep 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Crane, Roger M

Report Date : 05 Sep 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A multiple-layered, translated rib-stiffened, composite hollow cylinder and method for fabrication thereof utilizing filament winding technique known in the art Selective utilization of high strain-to-failure viscoelastic matrix material, without resort to secondary processing, results in improved damping characteristics in terms of dissipation of mechanical and acoustic-energy as well as improved structural characteristics in terms of damage tolerance.

Descriptors :   *STIFFENED CYLINDERS, *CONFIGURATIONS, *PATENTS, DAMAGE, PROCESSING, SECONDARY, DAMPING, DISSIPATION, CYLINDRICAL BODIES, TOLERANCE, UTILIZATION, WINDING

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE