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Stability and Trim of Fishing Vessels and Other Small Ships, 2nd Edition

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$78.95

Stability and Trim of Fishing Vessels and Other Small Ships, 2nd Edition

J. A. Hind

ISBN: 978-0-852-38121-2 January 1991 Wiley-Blackwell 136 Pages

Description

The loading of vessels to secure maximum security and seakindliness is of vital importance to fishermen. This book deals with this important subject in detail and is intended as a textbook for preparing for masters and mates certficates. It also affords practical guidance to the fisheman or smallboat owner. Since it was first published, much of its advice and many of the principles behind its recommendation have become officially adopted, nationally and internationally.
First principles; Initial or metacentric stability; The inclining experiment; Inertia and free surfaces; Stability at large angles; Trim; Docking and grounding; Dynamical stability and motion in a seaway; Stability after damage; Stability information aboard ships; Formulae and approximations; Appendices.