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Aftbody slamming and whipping loads

AuthorsKapsenberg G.K., Veer A.P. van 't, Hackett J.P. and Levadou M.M.D.
Conference/JournalSNAME Annual Meeting, San Francisco
DateJan 1, 2003

This paper describes a method of measuring aftbody slamming loads on a ship model in the seakeeping basin. The method uses a large number of small pressure transducers mounted on the flat counter of the stern. The impact force is obtained by integrating the pressures. Experiments have been carried out on a scaled model of a modern cruise ship.


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