Report of the results from meansurements of impact energies on fenders from 750 berthing meanuvers at three oil piers in Denmark. In summing up the results the author suggests that some of the statistical variations are caused by the human element. He adds that the results indicate that it is possible to obtain information about fender loads necessary to form a rational basis fender and pier design, but points out that this study only covers what are regarded as medium-size ships by modern standards.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Published in Volume 51, Number 599, September 1970 pp180-188 and in Volume 51, Number 600, October 1970, pp230-236
  • Corporate Authors:

    Foxlow Publications Limited

    19 Harcourt Street
    London W1H 2AX,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Svendsen, I A
  • Publication Date: 1970-9

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  • Accession Number: 00019365
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1971 12:00AM