Accession Number : ADA293636

Title :   Report of the Advisory Committee on Floating Platforms.

Corporate Author : INSTITUTE FOR DEFENSE ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA SYSTEMS EVALUATION DIV

Personal Author(s) : Tachmindju, A. J.

PDF Url : ADA293636

Report Date : NOV 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : The following is a list of the objectives and purpose of the Advisory Committee. (1) The safety and seaworthiness of the concept; (2) The ability of the concept to be extended in size, either by scaling the size of individual modules or by the addition of additional modules; (3) Technical issues which may arise from the design of the platform; and (4) Possible comments on costs and particularly as it affects the scalability of the concept for larger sizes. (MM)

Descriptors :   *BULKHEADS, *SEAWORTHINESS, *FLOATING PLATFORMS, STABILITY, OCEAN WAVES, SPECIFICATIONS, DISPLACEMENT, MOTION, STEEL, STRUCTURAL RESPONSE, FATIGUE(MECHANICS), DESIGN CRITERIA, SEA STATES, JOINTS, BALLAST, TOWING, PRESTRESSED CONCRETE.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE