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Ship stability for masters and mates

Author: D R Derrett; Bryan Barrass
Publisher: Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th consolidated ed., rev. by C.B. BarrassView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive introduction to various aspects of ship stability and ship strength, squat, interaction and trim, materials stresses and forces. This work meets STCW (Standards of Training,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D R Derrett; Bryan Barrass
ISBN: 0750667842 9780750667845
OCLC Number: 63956237
Description: xiv, 534 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Forces and moments --
Centroids and the centre of gravity --
Density and specific gravity --
Laws of flotation --
Group weights, water draft, air draft and density --
Transverse statical stability --
Effect of free surface of liquids on stability --
TPC and displacement curves --
Form coefficients --
Simpson's rules for areas and centroids --
Second moments of area --
moments of inertia --
Calculating KB, BM and metacentric diagrams --
Final KG plus twenty reasons for a rise in G --
Angle of list --
Moments of statical stability --
Trim or longitudinal stability --
Stability and hydrostatic curves --
Increase in draft due to list --
Water pressure --
Combined list and trim --
Calculating the effect of free surface liquids (FSE) --
Bilging and permeability --
Dynamical stability --
Effect of beam and freeboard on stabilty --
Effects of side winds on stability --
Icing allowances plus effects on trim and stability --
Type A, Type B, and Type (B-60) vessels plus FL and PL curves (as governedby DfT regulations) --
Load lines and freeboard marks --
Timber ship freeboard marks --
IMO grain rules for the safe carriage of grain in bulk --
Angle of loll --
True mean draft --
The inclining experiment plus fluctuations in a ship's lightweight --
The calibration book plus soundings and ullages --
Dry docking and grounding --
Liquid pressure and thrust plus centres of pressure --
Ship squat in open water and in confined channels --
Interaction, including two cases studies --
Heel due to turning --
Rolling, pitching and heavy motions --
Synchronous rollingand parametric rolling of ships --
List due to bilging side compartments --
Effect of change of density on draft and trim --
List with zero metacentric height --
The deadweight scale --
The trim and stabilty book --
Simplified stability information --
The stability pro-forma --
Nomenclature of ship terms --
Photgraphs of merchant ships --
Ships of this millennium --
Bending of beams --
Bending of ships --
Strength curves for ships --
Bending and shear stresses --
Draft surveys --
Quality control plus the work of ship purveyors --
Extracts from the 1998 Merchant Shipping (Load Line) Regulations Reference Number MSN 1752 (M) --
Keeping up to date --
Summary of stability formulae --
SQA / MCA 2004 syllabuses for masters and mates --
Specimen exam questions with marking scheme --
100 revision one-liners --
How to plass exams in maritime studies.
Responsibility: by D.R. Derrett.

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