A Method for Reducing Strum in Tow Cables
Patent Application, Filed 24 Nov 2000
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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A method for reducing strum in tow cables. Such tow cables typically extend from a marine vessel and have their lengths controlled by a winch on the deck of the ship and have a tow component at their distal end. The length of the cable is adjusted so that the number of longitudinal waves is an integral number of the number of transverse waves is an odd integral number.
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