Accession Number:

ADA454654

Title:

Ship Squat Predictions for Ship/Tow Simulator

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS COASTAL AND HYDRAULICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2006-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note CHETN summarizes several empirical ship squat predictions based on Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses PIANC, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Japanese guidance. A Fortran program was written and its use is described along with some comparisons for a typical bulk carrier and three different channel configurations.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Operations Research
  • Marine Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE