SEA TRIALS OF A DAMPED VIBRATION ABSORBER ON H.M.A.S. BALIKPAPAN

Sea trials of a damped vibration absorber installed on a 550 ton ship are described. The absorber was designed to increase the damping in the fundamental vertical bending mode of the ship. Vibration levels, as a result of wave action, were reduced by a factor of approximately six. (Author)

  • Corporate Authors:

    Aeronautical Research Laboratories

    P.O. Box 4331, GPO, Dept of Defense
    Melbourne, Victoria 3001,   Australia 
  • Authors:
    • Long, G
    • Farrell, P A
  • Publication Date: 1978-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 41 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00186251
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: ARL/STRUC-TM270 Tech Memo
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 27 1979 12:00AM