The phenomena known to be the cause of hull damage in heavy weather are slamming, the shipping of green water over the bow, and excessive hull stress. This report presents the results of a limited literature search on these phenomena, and a description of several commercially available systems which have been developed for measuring these forces.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper prepared for NMRC-Kings Point by the authors under a Maritime Administration contract.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point

    Kings Point, NY  United States  11024
  • Authors:
    • Carleton, H
    • Winton, H
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 25 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095147
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NMRC-KP-120A
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 29 1975 12:00AM