A number of ship roll stabilizing devices are reviewed, namely passive tanks, controlled passive tanks, activated tanks and activated fins. For each device, the scheme of operation is explained and the advantages, disadvantages and limitations are reviewed. The use of hybrid stabilizing systems with several different types of devices is mentioned.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport and Technical Publications Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    London,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Bennet, D
  • Publication Date: 1970-3-13

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  • Accession Number: 00014885
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1972 12:00AM