Ship Stability: Notes and Examples
The Kemp and Young series provides a general introduction to a number of subject areas in a style that will be ideally suited for those wishing to learn more. The concise presentation of the subject matter is made possible by the reduction of the work to its simplest terms. This is achieved through the omission of unnecessary mathematics or mathematical concepts, and the generous use of diagrams and illustrations. Rapid reference to the substance of each topic can be made by use of the carefully constructed index.
The third edition of 'Ship Stability: Notes and Examples' has been updated by Dr C B Barrass, who has wide experience in both industry and the academic field. The book has been thoroughly revised and expanded to be more in line with current examinations, and now covers topics such as ship squat, angle of heel whilst turning, and moments of inertia via Simpson's Rules. Also included is a diagram showing Deadweight-Moment.
'Ship Stability: Notes and Examples' is an invaluable tool to aid in the passing of maritime examinations.
Updated volume of the popular Kemp and Young series for the new Millennium.
66 fully worked examples, with a further 50 giving final answers.
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Chapter III Bending of Beams and Ships
Chapter IV Transverse Stability Part 1
Chapter V Longitudinal Stability ie Trim
Chapter VI Drydocking Procedures
Chapter VII Water and Oil Pressure
Chapter VIII Free Surface Effects
Chapter IX Stability Data
abaft amidships angle of heel Angle of Loll beam bending moments bilged box-shaped vessel breadth Calculate centimetre centre line centre of buoyancy centre of flotation centre of gravity Centre of Pressure Change of trim co-efft compartment Cross Curves cubic metre curves of stability h Deadweight discharged distance dynamical stability Effective GM end drafts EXAMPLE Figure for’d forces and bending formula forward free surface effects fresh water fully-loaded increase Inertia length liquid Loss in GM loss of GM lost buoyancy MCT 1 cm Metacentric Diagram metacentric height midship area ordinate position relative density salt water shear force Simpson’s Rules sin┬ SLWL Statical Stability Statical Stability curve stern taking moments tank thrust tonnes tonnes-metres transverse upthrust vertical volume of displacement waterline waterplane area weight