Accession Number:

AD0642796

Title:

END-FIRE-ROD SONIC BEAM FORMER.

Descriptive Note:

Research and development rept., Jun 65-Jun 66,

Corporate Author:

NAVY ELECTRONICS LAB SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-07-26

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE