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Whipping loads due to aft body slamming

AuthorsKapsenberg G.K, Veer A.P. van 't, Hackett J.P. and Levadou M.M.D.
Conference/JournalProceedings, 24th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Fukuoka, Japan
DateJul 8, 2002

This paper describes a method of measuring slamming loads on the aft body of a ship model in the towing tank. The method uses a large number of pressure gauges on the flat part of the stern. The impact force is derived from the pressures by integration.


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