Accession Number:

ADA030632

Title:

Seakeeping Characteristics of a U.S. Coast Guard Medium Endurance Cutter (WMEC)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD SHIP PERFORMANCE DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

Model experiments to determine the seakeeping characteristics of a United States Coast Guard Medium Endurance Cutter WMEC in head irregular seas are described. Response statistics and response amplitude operators necessary to assess helicopter operations are presented. Slamming and deck wetness are analyzed.

Subject Categories:

  • Helicopters
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE