Full and Model Scale Testing of a New Class of US Coast Guard Cutter

AuthorsDrummen, I., Schiere, M., Dallinga, R., Stambaugh, K.
Conference/JournalSSC Symposium
DateMay 1, 2014

This paper presents the setup and results of the full and model scale tests conducted for the US Coast Guard's fatigue life assessment project. Results are presented to improve the understanding of the loading side of the fatigue lifetime calculation and forecasting fatigue damage for the NSC (WMSL) Class.

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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringwaves, impacts and hydrostructuralmeasurements and controldata scienceseakeepingmodel testingmonitoringstructural responsefull scale