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Stability and Safety of Ships, Vol 9. Elsevier Ocean Engineering Series

  • ID: 1763644
  • Book
  • November 2003
  • 430 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
A stability accident is one of the worst things that can happen to a ship. This two-volume set brings together the mass of information available in one practical reference and is essential reading to all concerned with the prevention against capsizing.

- 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

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Volume 1: Regulation and Operation

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
future outlook.

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.
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Kobylinski, Lech
Kastner, Sigismund
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