Accession Number:

ADD007482

Title:

Electromagnetic Interference Suppression in a Vehicle Horn Circuit.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-03-24

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

In a military vehicle having an electric horn actuator circuit, the improvement comprising the addition of a capacitor in the circuit at a location between a brush and contact ring assembly disposed within the vehicle steering column. The capacitor is electrically located in close connection to the brush-contact ring interface to respond effectively to voltagecurrent surges initiated at the brush-contact ring interface. The capacitor can be installed in existing vehicles in a retrofit operation. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE