Accession Number : AD0630692

Title :   FOULING OF SHIPS' BOTTOMS; EFFECT OF PHYSICAL CHARACTER OF SURFACE,

Corporate Author : DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Pitre,A. S. ; Thews,J. G.

Report Date : APR 1935

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : The broad objectives of the investigation were (a) To determine the relative degrees of fouling as influenced by the character of the surface of the ship. (b) To investigate the possibilities of stereoscopic photographic observations. (c) To define the degree of fouling by (1) The rate of growth. (2) The volume of growth per unit area.

Descriptors :   (*SHIP HULLS, SURFACE PROPERTIES), (*FOULING, SHIP HULLS), MARINE BIOLOGY, SURFACES, STEREOPHOTOGRAPHY, GROWTH(PHYSIOLOGY)

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE