Accession Number:

ADD019938

Title:

A Method for Reducing Strum in Tow Cables

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 24 Nov 2000

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2000-11-24

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Machinery and Tools
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE