Accession Number : ADA018568

Title :   Capsizing/Swamping Accident Investigations for 1974 Season. Volume II. Appendices B-U.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : WYLE LABS HUNTSVILLE ALA

Report Date : APR 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 449

Abstract : From several hundred boating accidents, twenty (20) were selected for in-depth investigation. Particular emphasis was placed on acquiring adequate data on the physical characteristics of the involved boats for use in the computer program LODCAP which calculates load capacities. The report summarizes the acquisition of the accident data, criteria for selection of those to be investigated, the investigation procedures, and the results of the twenty (20) in-depth investigations.

Descriptors :   *Boats, Accidents, *Safety, Recreation, Casualties, Ship hulls, Standards, Structural engineering, Loads(Forces), Stability, Coast Guard

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
      Marine Engineering
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE