Accession Number:

ADA058482

Title:

Sea Trials of a Damped Vibration Absorber on H.M.A.S. Balikpapan.

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.,

Corporate Author:

AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH LABS MELBOURNE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

Sea trials of a damped vibration absorber installed on a 550 tonne ship are described. The absorber was designed to increase the damping in the fundamental vertical bending mode of the ship. Vibration levels, as a result of wave action, were reduced by a factor of approximately six. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE