A miniature urethane molded acoustic transducer
Dunn, Christopher V. R.
MetadataShow full item record
The development of a reliable miniature molded transducer for the Williams/Koehler acoustic current meter, BASS (Benthic Acoustic Stress Sensor) ls documented. The procedures developed and components selected for manufacturing the transducer assemblies are documented as well as some of those rejected. Engineering tests performed to ensure reliable performance in the field are outlined and discussed as well. The transducers are now routinely molded with great success (over 1200 operational transducer months to date) and commercial sources are being investigated.
Suggested CitationTechnical Report: Dunn, Christopher V. R., "A miniature urethane molded acoustic transducer", 1984-08, DOI:10.1575/1912/8619, https://hdl.handle.net/1912/8619
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Baumgartner, Mark F.; Fratantoni, David M.; Hurst, Thomas P.; Brown, Moira W.; Cole, Timothy V. N.; Van Parijs, Sofie M.; Johnson, Mark P. (Acoustical Society of America, 2013-08)In the past decade, much progress has been made in real-time passive acoustic monitoring of marine mammal occurrence and distribution from autonomous platforms (e.g., gliders, floats, buoys), but current systems focus ...
Foote, Kenneth G.; Chu, Dezhang; Hammar, Terence R.; Baldwin, Kenneth C.; Mayer, Larry A.; Hufnagle, Lawrence C.; Jech, J. Michael (Acoustical Society of America, 2005-04)Development of protocols for calibrating multibeam sonar by means of the standard-target method is documented. Particular systems used in the development work included three that provide the water-column signals, namely ...
Foote, Kenneth G.; Hastings, Mardi C.; Ketten, Darlene R.; Lin, Ying-Tsong; Reidenberg, Joy S.; Rye, Kent (Acoustical Society of America, 2012-02)Potential physical effects of sonar transmissions on marine mammals were investigated by measuring pressure fields induced in a 119-kg, 211-cm-long, young adult male common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) cadaver. The specimen ...