SHIPPING ROPES AS ENERGY DISSIPATORS

For maneuvering and mooring ships, this article points out that as well as applying forces, ropes must also absorb and dissipate ships' kinetic energy. The author provides some guidelines for ensuring safe and economic use of ropes.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Foxlow Publications Limited

    19 Harcourt Street
    London W1H 2AX,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Vasco Costa, F
  • Publication Date: 1979-2

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  • Accession Number: 00197041
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1979 12:00AM