STUDY ON ECONOMICAL SHIP SPEEDS

A method for predicting theoretically the fuel consumed by a ship travelling through irregular waves is presented, together with a method for determining the optimum ship speeds that would minimise the fuel consumption of a ship for an ocean passage.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • J. Kansai Soc. Nav. Arch., No.191 <1983>, p.31 <Dec.> (10 pp., 16 ref., 11 fig., 13 tab.)
  • Authors:
    • Yamamoto, O
  • Publication Date: 1983

Language

  • Japanese

Subject/Index Terms

  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00686141
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 14 1995 12:00AM