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An end-capped cylindrical hydrophone for underwater sound detection

Dennis Feltham Jones

An end-capped cylindrical hydrophone for underwater sound detection

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Published by Defence Research Establishment Atlantic in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementD.F. Jones, S.E. Prasad, S.R. Kavanaugh.
SeriesTechnical memorandum (Defence Research Establishment Atlantic) -- 92/216
ContributionsPrasad, S.E., Kavanaugh, S.R., Defence Research Establishment Atlantic.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20999462M

Newnham and associates. The cylindrical hydrophone directivity is shown in Fig. The bandwidth is limited at high frequency by the lateral resonance frequency, which is probably lowest in the y-direction, although this depends on the stiffness of the cover plates as well as the polymer phase. By making the sensitive element of the hydrophone smaller, smaller wavelengths higher frequencies can be accommodated before they become of size on the order of the dimensions of the acoustic element, thereby resulting in mechanical resonances, which strongly alter the response of the hydrophone. The first true piezocomposites were explored in the beginning of the s by Kitayama

The minimal detectable pressure is often calculated assuming that thermal noise is the dominant source of noise, which is not always the case. This material is starting to be applied in new applications, such as piezoelectric damping of structures, ultrasonic sources, and detectors as well as hydrophones, because of its versatility. Pyroelectricity is the manifestation of the temperature dependence of spontaneous polarization of certain solids. Rather simple low-frequency hydrophones have also been designed for planar array applications using fairly large area ceramic rectangles arranged in a planar array enclosed in polymers Edo-western Flatpac Pierre Curie died by an accident in

The voltage sensitivity is extremely small due to the very high dielectric constants in addition to the difference in sign. Piezoelectric Hydrophone Sensitivity Relative to Noise. First, however, a brief introduction into the definitions of piezoelectric coefficients and their application to hydrophone technology is required. If stiffening fibers were placed perpendicular to the PZT rods in two dimensions, the classification would be 1—3—2, and so forth. Rather simple low-frequency hydrophones have also been designed for planar array applications using fairly large area ceramic rectangles arranged in a planar array enclosed in polymers Edo-western Flatpac


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An end-capped cylindrical hydrophone for underwater sound detection book

Ginzburg and A. The output of a single coherent source such as a laser is divided by a beam splitter into two beams. Kendall, and J. Both these views were important in the development of solid state physics.

Effects attributed to piezoelectricity were often found in crystals, which, because of their symmetry, should not be piezoelectric. Butler, A. The direction of the source can then be calculated.

However, order of magnitude higher electric fields are required to pole these polymers and, therefore, the thickness t of the material is limited by the dielectric breakdown strength which is also an order of magnitude higher than PZT.

For complex geometries, the exact dimension can be complex to calculate as for spheres or cylinders of finite thickness.

Transducers as Hydrophones

Such materials are referred to as piezoelectric composites, or piezocomposites, and their properties can be greatly varied to optimize the material for specific applications. Schultz, and C. PZT-8 is almost exclusively used in acoustic source projector applications.

Most common acoustic signals are detected by employing the piezoelectric effect of certain types of ceramics, most often lead zirconate-titanate ceramics. A compressive hydrostatic stress causes the stress along the polar axis z-direction to be compressive, whereas the flexure of the shell causes the force on the transverse axis x-direction to be tensile.

First, however, a brief introduction into the definitions of piezoelectric coefficients and their application to hydrophone technology is required. Also, plane waves or far-field approximations were assumed, and the question of the noise in the environment was not even considered here.

Hamilton, A theoretical study on the influence of some constituent material properties on the behavior of connectivity composite transducers. They are often used with significant lengths of cable, and in order not to lose signal, the capacitance of the hydrophone must be significantly larger than that of the cable that is used to connect it to amplifier electronics.

Van Nostrand Company, Inc. Reconstructive phase transitions have been left aside from the preceding theoretical framework. Sullivan and J. The large flexibility of the polymer allows for hydrophones of different shapes as well.

Piezoelectric materials are intrinsically nonisotropic, and the magnitudes of the piezoelectric effect depend on the direction in which the electrical variables are measured as well as the directions in which the stress is applied.

Sonar exists thanks to the activity of Paul Langevin. We talk about a non-linear expansion theory. These odd results could be explained by electrical charges released by friction in the instrument during the experiment. The first definitive theory of pyroelectricity, with which majority of later investigators agreed, was formulated by William Thomson Lord Kelvin in and 1.

Cady showed how to connect a resonating quartz crystal to an electrical oscillator and in this way to achieve frequency stability. Classification scheme of ceramic-polymer piezoelectric composites. From a piezoelectric materials perspective, figures of merit are also often used. For large-area wide-bandwidth applications of the 1—3 and 3—3 composites, the frequency range is limited by the lateral resonance modes in the hydrophone material.

4Oceanic Engineering

In the nineteenth century, several researchers e. McEachern, and G. The equations given previously are for piezoelectric ceramics with a single unique axis.Apr 01,  · Measuring Interfacial Tension Between Immiscible Liquids.

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Rashidnia, Nasser; Balasubramaniam, R.; Delsignore, David M. Glass capil. With today's wide-frequency-range, extreme-dynamic-range stereo sound tracks it is appropriate to consider hydrophone techniques that can bring underwater sound pickup to the same state of the art that airborn sound pickup enjoys.

Underwater sounds can be captured as accurately and easily as milking an orchestra on stage; in some cases more easily, since there is always something to hang the.

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Abstract. All the applications of underwater projectors described at the beginning of Chapter 3 also require the use of hydrophones. In most active sonar systems the same transducers serve as both projectors and hydrophones, but there are good reasons in some cases to use separate hydrophones for reception, (e.g., hydrophones in towed line arrays can be well removed from the ship’s self-noise).Cited by: 4.

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In this work, active vibration control of an underwater cylindrical shell structure was investigated, to suppress structural vibration and structure-borne noise in water. Finite element modeling of the submerged cylindrical shell structure was developed, and experimentally evaluated.

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