Accession Number:

AD0728256

Title:

Test of 1800 Pound Pontoon, the Prototype of the 40 Ton Model

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT PANAMA CITY FL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1948-01-06

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

The object of this experiment is to test a rated 1800 pound rubber nylon pontoon with regard to its structural strength, durability, ease of handling and maximum load, and to determine its characteristics under various loads and conditions. The results are to be used as a basis for the construction of a 40 ton pontoon of the same type.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE