Accession Number : ADA115466

Title :   Springing Research on a Great Lake Ore Carrier.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : COAST GUARD WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Personal Author(s) : Walden,David A ; Noll,Mark D

PDF Url : ADA115466

Report Date : Apr 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 79

Abstract : This report discusses the springing research of ore carriers. Springing Research undertaken by the Coast Guard is presented, covering very early data collection, analysis and problems, and extending to the present. The object of this research is to fully understand the structural response of Great Lake vessels especially those 10000 feet and longer, to insure adequate longitudinal strength.

Descriptors :   *Cargo ships, *Water waves, Great Lakes, Ship hulls, Vibration, Stresses, Dynamic pressure, Structural response, Time, History, Spectra, Measurement

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Marine Engineering
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE