Accession Number:

AD0893292

Title:

Dynamics of Trapezoidal Cable Arrays,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERWATER SYSTEMS CENTER NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-03-09

Pagination or Media Count:

111.0

Abstract:

The dynamics of cable arrays suspended in the ocean were investigated using descrete element methods. Computer simulations were used to predict the array response to oceanic currents and to investigate cable tensions and array motions during installation. The latter study was used by a cable-laying ship in order to achieve the desired array configuration. A comparison of observed array dynamic parameters and their predicted values indicated errors on the order of 10 in the computer simulations. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE