By demonstrating that sound can be used to communicate data through structural steel, Naval Weapons Center scientists have found a new, improved way to detect fires on ships. This kind of communications link provides fast and accurate detection, location, and monitoring capabilities, while remaining immune to fire damage itself. The device, which uses the ship's hull as the transmission medium, proved successful through 115 feet of structural steel framework.

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    Navy Technology Transfer Fact Sheet

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  • Publication Date: 1979-2

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    • Volume: 4
    • Issue Number: 2

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  • Accession Number: 00189266
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Navy Technology Transfer Fact Sheet
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 28 1979 12:00AM