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Basic Naval Architecture : Ship Stability


Year: 2018
Language: english
Author: Philip A. Wilson
Genre: Textbook
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 978-3-319-72805-6
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 215
Description: This textbook provides readers with an understanding of the basics of ship stability as it has been enacted in international law. The assessment of ship stability has evolved considerably since the first SOLAS convention after the sinking of the HMS Titanic, and this book enables readers to familiarise themselves with the most up-to-date modern day methodology, as well as looking ahead to the effects on ship design over the next fifty years. The author not only explains the methodology of probabilistic ship damage as required by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), but also details the new requirements to assess certain sizes and classes of ships to the seven second-generation ship stability requirements. Many textbooks that are currently used by undergraduates focus on the geometric-centric deterministic approach to the assessment of ship stability, whereas this book also includes material on the classes of ships that are now required to have probabilistic ship damage assessment, as has only recently been agreed by the IMO.

Contents

1 Introduction to Naval Architecture
2 Basic Properties
3 Equilibrium and Stability Concepts for Floating Bodies
4 Calculating Volumes and Centres of Buoyancy
5 Further Comments on Displacement Volume and Centre
of Buoyancy
6 Numerical Integration Formulae
7 Problems Involving Changes of Draught and Trim
8 Transverse Initial Stability Topics
9 Wall-Sided Formula and Applications
10 Large Angle Stability
11 Flooding Calculations
12 End on Launching and Launching Calculations
13 Stability Assessment Methods (Deterministic
and Probabilistic)
14 Second Generation Stability Methodology
15 Examples

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