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Mooring Design Physical & Empirical Data: Vessel & Ship Characteristics, Mooring Lines & Chain Buoys, Anchors & Riser Type Mooring Systems
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This design manual is one of a series developed from an evaluation of facilities in the shore establishment, from surveys of the availability of new materials and construction methods, and from... More > selection of the best design practices of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, other Government agencies, and the private sector. This manual uses, to the maximum extent feasible, national professional society, association and institute standards in accordance with NAVFACENGCOM policy. Deviations from these criteria should not be made without prior approval of NAVFACENGCOM Headquarters (Code 04). Design cannot remain static any more than can the naval functions it serves or the technologies it uses. Accordingly, recommendations for improvement are encouraged from within the Navy and from the private sector and should be furnished to Commanding Officer, Chesapeake Division (Code 406),< Less
Marintek Short Course on New Techniques for Assessing and Quantifying Vessel Stability and Seakeeping Qualities
This publication compiles the lecture notes from the WEGEMT Short Course on New Techniques for Assessing and Quantifying Vessel Stability and Seakeeping Qualities. The Course was held at MARINTEK,... More > Norway, in 1993. Some of the topics covered include: Breaking waves - environmental forces; Dynamic stability/probabilistic approaches; Ship operation in a seaway; Seakeeping of high speed vessels; Ride control systems of foil catamarans; Motion characteristics of offshore floating vessels; Heavy lift operations; methods and experiences; and Position control - from anchoring to DP systems. The lecture notes have been prepared by several authors, O. Faltinsen, T. Nedrelid, A. Francescutto, G. Hjort, T.E. Svensen, K.O. Holden and C.T. Stansberg, to name a few.< Less