CONSIDERATIONS IN THE DESIGN OF A VERTICAL-DROP TEST FACILITY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

A vertical-drop test facility has been proposed for use in an experimental investigation of the response of ship forward bottom structure to slam loads. Herein is presented the results of some evaluations of pertinent literature and a discussion of the considerations and test facility requirements which led to the proposed design. In addition, a brief review is given of the test facility features, its capabilities, and instrumentation requirements.(Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of California, Berkeley

    Institute of Engineering Research
    Bekeley, CA  USA  94720
  • Authors:
    • Maclean, W M
  • Publication Date: 1962-9

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 37 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026527
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Series 186, Issue 4
  • Contract Numbers: MA-2620
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 2 1973 12:00AM