Accession Number : AD0827277

Title :   THE BRITISH SHIP RESEARCH ASSOCIATION.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s) : Todd, Frederick H.

Report Date : 12 FEB 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The report describes the organization and work of the British Ship Research Association, as gathered during visits to the Association's Headquarters in London and its Research Station at Wallsend-on-Tyne, Northumberland. The Association is engaged on research for the shipbuilding, shipowning and marine engineering industries, covering such fields as automation of engine rooms, hydrodynamic research into resistance and propulsion of model hulls, seaworthiness qualities, steering and maneuvering, stopping of large tankers, ships' structures, vibration, sea performance in service, application of computers and numerical control to design and production problems, welding, market research and shipowner research. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MARINE ENGINEERING, GREAT BRITAIN), HYDRODYNAMICS, SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS, SHIPS, MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING, AUTOMATION, HOT WORKING, DESIGN, HULLS(MARINE), STRUCTURES, VIBRATION.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE