SEAKEEPING INSTRUMENTATION SYSTEM MODEL 101. VOLUME 1: TEXT; VOLUME 2: DRAWINGS

The Seakeeping Instrumentation System is an unattended ship motion recording system for the purpose of collecting the data necessary to perform statistical analysis of ship motion. It is an analog system. Volume 1 describes the system installation, setup and calibration, system components, and maintenance. The major units of this system include a horsepower meter which utilizes a magnetic tape and head technique for measuring the speed of and twist in a ship's shaft. This device is described in detail in the appendix of Volume 1. Volume 2 of this report contains related drawings including 13 schematic diagrams.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number S-5-TM-084A-Vol-1&2.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Sierra Research Corporation

    P.O. Box 22
    Buffalo, NY  USA 
  • Publication Date: 1960-4

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 121 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026275
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TM-084A Instr Man
  • Contract Numbers: MA-1929
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1973 12:00AM