The Simulation of Wave Slam Impulses to Evaluate Shock Mitigation Seats For High-Speed Planing Craft
Technical Report,20 Sep 2012,15 May 2013
Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division Virginia Beach United States
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This report summarizes key parameters for characterizing the vertical force associated with wave impacts in high-speed planing craft. The amplitude of the total force for each impact is presented in terms of a rigid body acceleration pulse that can be simulated in laboratory drop tests to evaluate the efficacy of passive shock mitigation seats.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
- Marine Engineering