STABILITY OF TUGS
A review of problems affecting stability of tugs, based on European practice, which may be encountered by the design engineer is presented by the author. The histories of some actual capsizings are detailed with a discussion of techniques to eliminate such occurrences. Details are also given for calculations of stability for a 2300 HP harbor tug according to Standards of the Russian Register.
- Presented at the New York Metropolitan Section of SNAME.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers601 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ USA 07306-2907
- Kresic, M
- Publication Date: 1972-1
- Features: Figures; References; Tables;
- Pagination: 31 p.
- TRT Terms: Capsizing; Dynamic stability; Maneuverability; Seaworthiness; Stability (Mechanics); Towboat operations; Tugboats
- Old TRIS Terms: Seakindliness; Tow maneuverability; Tug stability
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00032720
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 28 1972 12:00AM