Accession Number:

AD1042128

Title:

Ride Severity Index - A New Approach to Comparing Wave Slam Acceleration Responses of High-Speed Craft

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Apr 2010,29 Dec 2011

Corporate Author:

Naval Surface warfare Center Carderock Division Virginia Beach United States

Report Date:

2012-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

This paper presents a simplified approach to quantifying the comparison of acceleration responses of high-speed in rough seas. Statistical acceleration values, used to characterize craft seakeeping responses, including average of the highest 13rd, 110th, and 1100th peak accelerations and the root-mean-square RMS acceleration, are used to define the relative Ride Severity Index RSI.

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE