END-FIRE-ROD SONIC BEAM FORMER.
Research and development rept., Jun 65-Jun 66,
NAVY ELECTRONICS LAB SAN DIEGO CALIF
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Experimental rod assembled of magnesium slugs welded to short cylinder shells provides wave velocity, attenuation constant, and efficiency which make it suitable for a variety of applications in submarine sonar. Beam former is easy to assemble. Directivity index is high. Front-to-back ratio is high. Drag for beams forward or aft is low. Author
- Submarine Engineering
- Acoustic Detection and Detectors