Accession Number:

AD0619731

Title:

FEASIBILITY OF A CONNECTED SPHERE PRESSURE HULL FOR THE RESCUE VEHICLE OF THE DEEPSUBMERGENCE SYSTEMS PROJECT.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C

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Report Date:

1965-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

The feasibility of a connected-sphere pressure hull for possible use in the rescue vehicle of the Deep-Submergence Systems Project is studied through the design and tests of a simple, small-scale model. Of particular concern is the performance of the hull at the sphere-cylinder juncture. The reinforcement of this juncture in the model is accomplished by using a membrane design concept. The elastic behavior and collapse strength verify the validity of the design approach as well as the feasibility of the connected sphere configuration for pressure hull applications. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE