Accession Number:

AD0759772

Title:

Waterway Equipment-Boat, Barge, Motor

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. on test operations procedure

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-08-18

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

The report describes a method for evaluation of waterway equipment performance and operational characteristics. Identifies facilities and equipment required. Discusses supporting tests. Provides procedures for watertight integrity, stability, static flotation, dynamic pitch and roll, dock trials, components and subsystems, bollard pull tests, sea trials, turning radius, towing and resistance, beaching, ramp operation, operational performance, communications and navigation equipment, inflation inflatables, pressure inflatables, and leakage inflatables tests. Applicable to barges and lighters passenger, cargo, landing, assault, picket, patrol, tug, tow, and special purpose boats.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE