A descriptive account of the application of modern computer methods to the structural analysis of entire super-tankers. The computerized approach is explained and compared to classical methods. A survey is given of the technical problems associated with such an analysis. These include the size relationships of computer facilities, programs and structural models; the size and organization of the group necessary to accomplish such tasks; estimate of costs; estimates of computer time and total project times expected.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • A cooperative effort of Chevron Shipping Company, American Bureau of Shipping and the University of Arizona.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Annual Tanker Conference (14th)

    Pocono Manor Inn
    Pocono Manor, PA  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Kamel, H A
    • Birchler, W
    • Liu, Dan
    • McKinley, J W
    • Reid, W R
  • Publication Date: 1969-5-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 159-185

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00034928
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1972 12:00AM