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Safety And Stability Of Ships Volume 9 : Stability and Safety of Ships Regulation and Operation Volume 9 - L.K Kobylinski

Safety And Stability Of Ships Volume 9

Stability and Safety of Ships Regulation and Operation Volume 9

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9780080430010
Number Of Pages: 430

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A stability accident is one of the worst things that can happen to a ship. This two-volume set brings together the mass of information available in one practical reference and is essential reading to all concerned with the prevention against capsizing.
*Focuses on the regulatory, operational aspects of intact stability
*Provides a detailed review of research and results in the field
*Facilitates the confident application of methods to new ship designs

"At present this book is the most comprehensive and up-to-date collection of knowledge on the subject." Jeffrey M.Falzarano (SNAME News) On Professor Kobylinski, "He has been involved in stability related research for many years and is completely knowledgeable in this specific aspect. He traces the development of stability rules from the very beginning to the present day. He clearly explains the physical background and assumptions used in developing these rules in order to understand their limitations and application." Jeffrey M.Falzarano (SNAME News)

Regulation and Operation
Development of Stability Standards; Historical development and basic stability concepts
Development and present status of stability standards
Standards based on the consideration of heeling moments
Statistical methods of developing stability standards
Probabilistic approach to the development of stability standards
Model tests of capsizing
Stability regulations - future outlook
Operational Aspects of Stability and Safety; Operational stability - hydrostatics and hydrodynamics
Sea environment
Roll excitation and influence of speed and heading
Resonance and large roll motion
Forces due to roll motion
Measurement and accuracy of stability status
Safety management and operational requirements
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ISBN: 9780080430010
ISBN-10: 0080430015
Series: Elsevier Ocean Engineering : Book 1
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 430
Published: 1st January 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.72