A Practical Guide to Damage Stability Assessment - SOLAS Regulation on Damage Stability (eBook)

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September 2014

A Practical Guide to Damage Stability Assessment - SOLAS Regulation on Damage Stability (eBook)

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This free paper is intended to provide clarification for the initial preparation of damage stability assessment and to the use of the new ship damage stability regulations in SOLAS from 1 January 2009 as per IMO Resolution MSC 216(82). It includes an Excel Spreadsheet that has been developed for calculation of the pi factor probability to various extents of damage and damage case occurring.

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This paper is intended to provide clarification for the initial preparation of damage stability assessment and to the use of the new ship damage stability regulations in SOLAS from 1 January 2009 as per IMO Resolution MSC 216(82).

It includes an Excel Spreadsheet that has been developed for calculation of the pi factor probability to various extents of damage and damage case occurring.

The author, Jóannes Gullaksen, is a Naval Architect based in Denmark www.jg-consultant.com. He is currently working on a book on Naval Architecture for Witherby Publishing Group.

This book will be based on the same approach as the paper, providing Excel sheets to enable calculations based on the formulae developed in each chapter. This allows a ‘hands on approach’ to the subject that is invaluable for a deep understanding and has also many practical uses for Naval Architects, Superintendents, ship's staff, ...

Jóannes Gullaksen, is a Naval Architect based in Denmark www.jg-consultant.com. He is currently working on a book on Naval Architecture for Witherby Publishing Group.

Title: A Practical Guide to Damage Stability Assessment - SOLAS Regulation on Damage Stability (eBook)
Product Code: 4436F033
Published Date: September 2014

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