Accession Number:

ADA229278

Title:

A Survey of Ship Motion Reduction Devices

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan-Jun 1990,

Corporate Author:

DAVID TAYLOR RESEARCH CENTER BETHESDA MD SHIP HYDROMECHANICS DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

47.0

Abstract:

This report surveys motion reduction devices in an attempt to provide information for trade off analysis. Popular motion reduction devices are discussed with descriptions, advantages, disadvantages, and prediction methods given for each one. Detailed explanations and theoretical derivations are given to references. A method for expressing stabilizer effectiveness relative to a criteria limit is proposed. Guidelines for selecting a motion stabilizer are given. JHD

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE