Accession Number:

ADA624077

Title:

Ride Severity Profile for Evaluating Craft Motions

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. May 2014-Jan 2015

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CARDEROCK DIV NORFOLK VA COMBATANT CRAFT DEPT

Report Date:

2015-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

This report presents a new approach for reporting ride severity in marine craft. Key assumptions and algorithms for processing acceleration data are summarized, and interim ride quality criteria associated with human comfort and performance are presented that define broad transition zones in a new ride severity profile format.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE