Accession Number:

AD0614114

Title:

FREE-RUNNING MODEL TECHNIQUES FOR THE EVALUATION OF SHIP-HANDLING QUALITIES,

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Corporate Author:

DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON D C

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Report Date:

1959-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The concept of definitive maneuvers was introduced as the basic framework for establishing a system for evaluating handling qualities. The particular maneuvers selected for this purpose are the spiral, overshoot, and turning circle. The report describes model test methods used from definitive maneuvers. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE