Accession Number : AD0759772
Title : Waterway Equipment-Boat, Barge, Motor.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. on test operations procedure.
Corporate Author : ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
Report Date : 18 AUG 1972
Pagination or Media Count : 42
Abstract : The report describes a method for evaluation of waterway equipment performance and operational characteristics. Identifies facilities and equipment required. Discusses supporting tests. Provides procedures for watertight integrity, stability, static flotation, dynamic pitch and roll, dock trials, components and subsystems, bollard pull tests, sea trials, turning radius, towing and resistance, beaching, ramp operation, operational performance, communications and navigation equipment, inflation (inflatables), pressure (inflatables), and leakage (inflatables) tests. Applicable to barges and lighters; passenger, cargo, landing, assault, picket, patrol, tug, tow, and special purpose boats. (Author)
Descriptors : (*BARGES, TEST METHODS), STABILITY, PITCH(MOTION), ROLL, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), SAFETY, OPERATION, LEAKAGE(FLUID), PRESSURE, RELIABILITY, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS
Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE