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Stability and Safety of Ships
Regulation and Operation
1st Edition - November 26, 2003
Authors: Lech Kobylinski, Sigismund Kastner
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A stability accident is one of the worst things that can happen to a ship. This two-volume set brings together the mass of information available in one practical reference and is… Read more
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A stability accident is one of the worst things that can happen to a ship. This two-volume set brings together the mass of information available in one practical reference and is essential reading to all concerned with the prevention against capsizing.
Focuses on the regulatory, operational aspects of intact stability
Provides a detailed review of research and results in the field
Facilitates the confident application of methods to new ship designs
Researchers, academics and professional in ocean engineering; all those concerned with the prevention against capsizing
Volume 1: Regulation and Operation
Part 1:Development of Stability Standards; Historical development and basic stability concepts, Development and present status of stability standards, Standards based on the consideration of heeling moments, Statistical methods of developing stability standards, Probabilistic approach to the development of stability standards, Model tests of capsizing, Stability regulations - future outlook.
Part 2: Operational Aspects of Stability and Safety; Operational stability - hydrostatics and hydrodynamics, Sea environment, Roll excitation and influence of speed and heading, Resonance and large roll motion, Forces due to roll motion, Measurement and accuracy of stability status, Safety management and operational requirements.