Accession Number:

AD0404524

Title:

EMPLACEMENT OF THE FIRST SUBMERSIBLE TEST UNIT ON THE SEA FLOOR ONE MILE DEEP

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

The criteria for a suitable study site, the locating techniques used for establishing its accurate position, and the installation of a 3-12-ton Submersible Test Unit STU containing engineering materials specimens metallic and nonmetallic at the selected site are described. The behavior of plastic ropes under load and special procedures dictated by their use are discussed. The precautions taken to assure retrieval of the STU are presented in detail. The collection of environmental data is described.

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE