Accession Number : ADA134775

Title :   Extension of the Bales Seakeeping Rank Factor Concept.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s) : Walden,D A

PDF Url : ADA134775

Report Date : Oct 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : An additional term for the equation used to predict the Bales seakeeping rank factor R is described. This new term incorporates the effect of displacement, thus extending the usefulness of the predictor equation. Discussion and example applications of the new equation are given. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Seakeeping, Ship hulls, Mathematical prediction, Computer aided design, Displacement, Rank order statistics, Ship motion

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE