- Focuses on the regulatory, operational aspects of intact stability
- Provides a detailed review of research and results in the field
- Facilitates the confident application of methods to new ship designs
Part 1:Development of Stability Standards; Historical development and basic stability concepts, Development and present status of stability standards, Standards based on the consideration of heeling moments, Statistical methods of developing stability standards, Probabilistic approach to the development of stability standards, Model tests of capsizing, Stability regulations
Part 2: Operational Aspects of Stability and Safety; Operational stability
hydrostatics and hydrodynamics, Sea environment, Roll excitation and influence of speed and heading, Resonance and large roll motion, Forces due to roll motion, Measurement and accuracy of stability status, Safety management and operational requirements.