Accession Number:

ADD009438

Title:

A Tangential Drag Enhancing Yarn.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1981-12-24

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The present invention relates to means for reducing resonance oscillation in long tension members, and more particularly to a tangential drag enhancing yarn to increase the vertical mass of the oscillatory spring mass system. Accordingly, the present invention produces a tangential drag enhancing yarn for use in lines and cables to increase the vertical mass of the spring mass system. A plurality of yarn loops are attached to the outer cover of the line or cable.

Subject Categories:

  • Textiles
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE