Accession Number : AD0900533

Title :   Analysis of SS Arizona Standard/SS Oregon Standard Collision (Minorsky's Method),

Corporate Author : ROSENBLATT (M) AND SON INC NEW YORK

Personal Author(s) : Laviola,

Report Date : 05 JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : The collision of the SS Arizona Standard and the SS Oregon Standard in San Francisco Bay on 18 January 1971 is structurally analyzed using Minorsky's Method. The collision angle in this case was 35 deg whereas Minorsky's original development considered angles closer to 90 deg. (Author)

Descriptors :   *TANKER SHIPS, ACCIDENTS, SHIP HULLS, IMPACT, ENERGY, PROTECTION, DAMAGE ASSESSMENT, VELOCITY, DECELERATION, COAST GUARD.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE