Accession Number : ADA325394

Title :   Ship Maintenance Project: Phases II and III. Volume 5. Fitness for Purpose Evaluation of Critical Structural Details in Tankers.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND OFFSHORE ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Bea, Robert G. ; Xu, Tao

PDF Url : ADA325394

Report Date : 27 FEB 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 381

Abstract : This report presents the results of the second and third phases of the subject project of which phase one was first presented in our four volume set - SSC-386. These studies investigated the development of engineering technology that could lead to improvements in structural maintenance for new and existing tankers. These projects built further upon the work started in phase I specifically focusing on critical structural details and corrosion limits. The report has been divided into five volumes, each of which may stand alone. Volume one opens with a summary of all three phases by Professor Robert C. Pea, the coordinating investigator for the program, and follows with a report on corrosion limits for tankers. The second and fifth volumes look into evaluation of cracked critical structural details in tankers. The third volume presents theory and user instructions for software to manage repair of critical structural details. The fourth volume applies to fatigue classification of critical structural details. The software developed in the project will be available on the next Ship Structure Committee CD Rom release which is anticipated to be released in the next year.

Descriptors :   *CORROSION, *REPAIR, *FATIGUE(MECHANICS), *MARINE ENGINEERING, *TANKER SHIPS, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, CLASSIFICATION, MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT, SHIP STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS.

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE