FENDERS AS ENERGY DISSIPATORS

The author studies the problems associated with berthing and mooring from the viewpoint of basic principles of dynamics. The role of fenders as dissipators of the kinetic energy of ships--not only as absorbers of such energy--is discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Foxlow Publications Limited

    19 Harcourt Street
    London W1H 2AX,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Costa, F V
  • Publication Date: 1978-9

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  • Accession Number: 00190400
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 28 1979 12:00AM