Accession Number:

ADA011175

Title:

Spherical-Shell Sector Windows of Acrylic Plastic with 12,000-Foot Operational Depth Capability for Submersible ALVIN.

Descriptive Note:

Research and Development rept. Mar-Dec 74,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA CENTER SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

97.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the work in this report was to develop spherical-shell sector windows of acrylic plastic for the deep-diving submersible ALVIN, which has a 12,000-foot depth capability. Results show that the spherical windows can be used in ALVIN without modification of the window seat flanges.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE