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Ship Stability by DOKMAR
   Ship stability is deservedly considered one of the most difficult concepts to define. The whole technical idea of a stable character is grasped even though it is quite hard to be put in words. Same would apply to the notion of a stable vessel because stability is a very complex entity. It still plays a critically important role in ship navigation. Should the ship be unstable, immediate danger arises to the vessel and people on board as well at to the surrounding environment. That is the reason why the regulations have been established to govern the stability of the ships. One of the main strength of this volume is that it makes the ship stability visible to the readers and also makes it accessible and easily understandable even for the newcomers because of the approach applied by its author who has supplemented the theoretical part of the publication with numerous informative figures and illustrations as well as detailed drawings. The book is expected to be highly suitable for the professional training in the classroom or for the self-studying. All required and important topics have been addressed in this volume together with the abbreviations and terminology used in the naval architecture and ship stability, in particular. Note that this book is an excellent supplement to another publication prepared by the same author under title Ship Knowledge so we would recommend you to have a close look into both books. 

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Introduction to Naval Architecture 5th Ed.

   The content of the present excellent book is mainly based on the reviewed and updated information of this edition. The volume has been prepared by the award-winning author of many other naval architecture books and former VP of RINA. The book will be ideal for the people making their first steps in the subject an also for those willing to refresh their technical knowledge. The title will provide all of them with a remarkably broad appreciation of naval architecture explaining the theory in physical terms without submerging the readers too deep into the mathematics. The author have covered all basic principles of naval architecture and has also addressed the contemporary fields, such as the design and manufacture using the computer aid, i.e. CAD/CAM. This latest release of the book is reflecting literally all ongoing technical developments and also addresses the international regulations. The content of the book is very easy to follow and this approach has already made this book very popular among the newcomers. Of course, a proper knowledge and understanding of the basics of naval architecture is critically important not only for them but also to all other people who are working in the marine industry, such as the marine engineers, ship surveyors and crew members, as they all have to possess at least some general knowledge of the subject.

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Ship Resistance and Propulsion

   The volume has been fully dedicated to the provision of a modern and comprehensive scientific approach to the evaluation of the resistance and propulsion of ships. The masses of the propulsion engines can be established and fuel consumption and approximate operating costs can be estimated through the study of the propulsive power. The present publication prepared by the world leading experts includes the recent developments from the applied researches including the researches conducted in CFD and also experimental techniques, providing all required guidance for the estimation of the propulsive power for a broad range of vessels. The text of this volume includes published data for the resistance of the ship's hull and performance of the ship's propellers n order to enable the practitioners to make proper predictions of the ship's power on the basis of the materials and data contained in it. The authors have also included numerous illustrative worked examples to demonstrate the practical applications of the subject data as well as powering methodologies. The publication is mainly aimed at a very wide readership including practicing marine engineers and naval architect together with the sea-going officers and craft designers, plus of course under- and post-graduate students of all above listed disciplines.

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Ship Stability - Notes and Examples   This book is expected to be very helpful to the ship masters and mates and also to the naval engineering officers who are preparing for their SQA/MQA examinations. It will also be extremely good when used as a quick reference tool for the seagoing personnel and also shore-based employees directly engaged in the ship handling operations. The main objective of this title was to assist all students making preparations for the ship stability examinations by presenting sixty-six illustrative worked examples accompanied by the another fifty examples with answers. Working through the content of this volume will definitely result in getting a very thorough understanding of the subject. The worked examples included in the volume demonstrate the most efficient and also quickest method to particular solutions. The book covers the first principles, Simpson's rules, transverse and longitudinal stability of the ships, bending of beams and ships, procedures to be followed during the dry-docking, stability data, free surface effects, stability information, etc. Four appendices to the main content of the book provide the revision on-liners and problems, give the correct answers to the fifty problems contained in the second appendix, and, what is so important, provide students with the valuable tips and instructions on how to pass the examinations in maritime studies...

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Marine Hydrodynamics

   This title has been specifically designed with the intention of John Newman, its author, to meet the needs for the ocean hydrodynamics text that is duly updated in terms of the approach and content. The publication is solidly based on the fundamental information; however, it also guides the students to a proper and thorough understanding of the various engineering applications. The content of the volume is very well-written and extremely easy-to-follow. The readers can learn a lot about the hydrofoil theory through the induction effects. It will be also useful for the people willing to get the understanding of the outboard propellers. The book is aimed to satisfy the existing needs for a good and comprehensive textbook that would cover the application of the hydrodynamics to the various marine problems. The topics presented in the book cover the whole diversity of the problems related to the ship steering and propulsion. The matter addressed in the book has been chosen taking into consideration its huge practical importance. Unfortunately, due to the restricted space some of the topics could not be covered, such as the 3D boundary level computations. However, the information that has been included in the book is remarkably useful and practical.

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Handbook of Marine Craft Hydrodynamics and Motion Control

   We could all witness the significant progress which took place in the technology of the hydrodynamic modeling and also systems controlling the motion of the marine crafts. The present survey is aimed to include the latest instruments to be used for the design and analysis of the advanced systems of guidance, navigation and also control. Thor Fossen, the author of this title, has presented lost of valuable materials on both surface and underwater vehicles. Each of the chapters contains the real life case studies and applications providing readers with a very good practical understanding of the design of various control systems. Among the key features of the present volume we would note a three-part structure that covers the modeling of marine crafts, navigation, guidance and control systems, and finally the appendices - such approach provides all supporting theoretical information in a single volume; we would also mark a coverage of the contemporary methods for the feedback control, numerical methods, and linear/non-linear stability theory, guidance systems, Kalman filtering, navigation systems and so many others. The readers who have already tried this book also mention the matrix mathematics used to build to the comprehensive solutions. In short, one of the best handbooks addressing the subject.

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Submarine Hydrodynamics

   The author of this publication has successfully adopted a practical approach and has presented all recent researches and also different practical applications in the real-life design and operation of the submarines. The list of topics covered within this volume is including the hydrostatics and maneuvering of the submarines, and their resistance and propulsion problems. The author has conducted a brief review of the fundamental technical concepts in ship hydrodynamics and then proceeded to the demonstration of how exactly subject concepts could be applied to the submarines, covering the use of the physical model experiments. He has also clearly explained all issues commonly associated with the maneuvering of the submarine in the vertical/horizontal planes allowing readers to discover the suggested stability criteria, together with the effectiveness of the rudder and also hydroplane. The publication also is including a separate section covering the design of the hull appendages including all technical info relating to the sail design and arrangement of the bow planes plus alternative configurations of the stern part of the submarine. Among the other topics that have been addressed in this volume we would mention the hydro-acoustic performance, different resistance components and hull shape effect. The content reflects a great experience of the author in this field of submarine design.

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Water Waves and Ship Hydrodynamics

   This book was written by A. Hermans with the intention to provide readers with a general technical introduction to the various aspects of the water waves playing the important roles in hydrodynamics of ships as well as offshore engineering. Firstly, it derives the equations and linearized boundary conditions that describe the non-viscous free waves with the particular attention being paid to the combination of non-steady and steady flow fields. After that, the author derives some of the simple types of free wave solutions, for example cylindrical and plane waves. The source singularity function has also been derived for several steady and unsteady situations; subject functions are playing a role in the numerical codes that are used for the description of the ship's motion. The content of the publication is divided into eight major chapters addressing the water waves theory, second-order theory, non-linear and irregular waves, linear wave phenomena and asymptotic formulation, and other important technical aspects of the ship hydrodynamics. The appendices at the last part of the book are providing such important additional information as the methods of characteristics and of stationary phase, two-dimensional Green's function, singular integral equations and simplification of the relevant algebraic equations. A very useful and practical volume for ship designers.

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Added masses of ship structures   A very useful and informative self-contained reference publication containing the data on the added mass not only of the ships but also of the various other marine engineering structures. The author has provided a good description of both theoretical and experimental methods of determination of the added masses. The volume will impress readers with the completeness and width of the content together with the consistency of presentation of the material. It will definitely be found extremely practical in the everyday work. Note that this book may be used in ship engineering as well as in various other fields of engineering such as machine engineering and hydrotechnique. The author has made a good attempt to summarize all important material published earlier in English and Russian-language literature sources. Proper knowledge and understanding of the added masses interacting with the fluid is considered necessary in the research and applied tasks. The publication will definitely be called for by the ship designers as well as designers of all other engineering structures that commonly interact with the fluids. It will become a truly indispensable source of technical information. The author of the book has managed to combine numerous diverse issues relating to the determination of the added masses...

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Ice Induced Resistance of Ship Hulls

   The global warming and exploration of the hydrocarbons that is carried out in the Arctic region results in the constantly increasing maritime activity in iced waters. Nowadays, it is possible to predict if a ship will be capable of surviving an encounter with the ice of a particular given thickness; however such knowledge will not be enough to accurately predict the associated increase of the fuel costs. In the present thesis the investigation of the validity of the analytical formulations for the ice resistance in the above mentioned geographical region has been performed. Subject formulations have been based on the trials in the Swedish-Finnish waters having lower salinity and relatively warm climate in comparison to the ones of the Arctic waters. This has been conducted by comparing the ship resistance that is estimated on the basis of the information obtained from the onboard measurements of the ship's speed and thickness of the ice as well as the engine power with the estimates received from the analytical formulations. The topic addressed in this book is very challenging and rewarding. The thesis starts with the introduction followed by the description of the characteristics of the sea ice, models used for the calculation of the ice induced hull resistance, open-water resistance, analysis of the relevant statistical data, and many other important aspects.

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Hydrodynamics Of Ship Propellers
   The publication is primarily dealing with the flows over the ship propellers that operate behind vessels, together with the forces and movements generated by the propellers on the ship's hull and shafting. An excellent presentation of all complex technical concepts related to the subject. This book is a remarkably useful encyclopedic resource. It is reflecting the results of the work conducted by many researchers in the field and their professional experience collected during last sixty years. For easier understanding, all mathematical derivations and concepts have all been explained in detail. The main content of the book has been divided in two parts. The first part the subject of the book has been outlines with the comprehensive practical applications to the representation of the performance of the hydrofoils, both with and without cavitation as well as propellers and wings. The second part of the volume is addressing the unsteady forces acting on ship propellers in wakes using the lifting-surface theory together with the vibratory forces included by the ship propellers on the boundaries and hulls. The last chapter of the book describes the rational procedure to optimize of the compound propulsors with the intention to increase the efficiency. This is one of the best deck references available for the research engineers as well as all other specialists and even students. 

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Ship Hydrostatics and Stability 2nd Edition
   Here is the second edition of this book which continues to serve as one of the most complete and comprehensive guides to proper understanding of the ship hydrostatics together with the associated design and performance matters, taking readers from the basic principles to the serious and detailed analysis. The practical application of the hydrostatics has been illustrated using the real-life examples and calculations conducted in Excel and MATLAB programs. Apart from the traditional content, this release of the book includes the definitions and also indexes presented in four languages in order to make the material accessible to the international readers. As always, the book is equipping the naval architects with the required theoretical knowledge and context to get the understanding oh the stability through all stages from design to the construction and use, it is covering the pre-requisite basic theory including the dimensions and geometry of the ship's hull, calculation of moments and numerical integration, and it is outlining a clear approach to the modeling of stability and its analysis my means of the contemporary methods of computation, covering the international recognized standards and applicable regulations governing the stability. An excellent publication which have deservedly gained the world popularity and recognition among both students and specialists.

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Draught Survey - A Guide to Good Practice
   The present guide has been specifically designed and released to assist marine surveyors and ship masters tin ensuring that they perform the draught surveys in the maximum correct and accurate manner. We know that the accurate measurement of the dry bulk cargo can considerably minimize the risk of potential shortage claims and associated disputes. The authors of this publication have outlined the established and proven methods and corrections for the draught surveys to be conducted to the required level of accuracy. The content of the guide provides them with the formulas and recommended procedures for nearly every situation that can be encountered in the course of the draught survey. The authors have also included the UN ECE forms for the draught surveys for reference. The guide starts with short introduction and description of the practical procedure of the draught survey. Apart from that, the main content of the guide has three parts covering the information required for the surveys, assessment of the underwater volume of the ship, and deductibles. A glossary is there at the end of the guide containing and explaining all terminology. Five appendices provide some valuable additional information, such as the equipment, information and corrections check lists, metric/imperial conversions and check list of reservations.

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   The present title is intended to provide the required introductory technical background to the naval architecture statistics. Each of the subjects discussed within this volume has been treated in detail, and this approach has been applied starting from the very first principle. The main objective of J. Jensen, the author of this volume, was to derive and present readers all required theoretical information for the prediction of the extreme loads and evaluation of the corresponding stresses in the hull girder of the ship. Though some part of the book is dedicated to the reliability analysis, this treatment shall be supplemented with the methods for the detailed evaluation of stress and also for the assessment of the structural strength of the ship's hull prior to the commencement of the reliability analysis. The class societies have issued their regulations covering the structural analysis of a vessel and proper selection of its scantlings. In the past, subject regulations gave formulas for the calculation of the hull thickness and size of the stiffening members. Such empirical regulations must be conservative so that they can be applied to the majority of the vessels. However the regulation have been changed with the advent of the powerful computers. Nowadays, naval architects can perform the structural analysis of the hull using the rational methods that are based on the first principles...

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   The ship disasters that occurred in the past all serve as reminders to the professionals of the maritime industry of the serious need for the cost effective enhancement of the safety and also as strong indicators of the gaps existing there in the stability safety of the vessels. The latter problem is actually very complex, and practically meaningful solutions to it can be feasible only in case of close international co-operation and combining the efforts made by all members of the maritime community. A CRP, standing for the Collaborative Research Project, was launched some thirty years ago as a response to the above mentioned problem. The authors of the present publication have included selected and most valuable technical materials obtained from the first four CRP workshops. The book contains nearly fifty documents representing all currently available professional expertise related to the stability of the vessels, spanning seventeen different countries of the world. All of the papers included in this volume have been arranged in four groups, dealing with the stability of the intact ship, stability of a damaged ship, covering the special problems of ship stability, and addressing the impact that stability has on design and operation of the vessels. Definitely must-have book for all those people who wish to be kept updated with all recent happenings in the field of contemporary naval architecture, and ship stability in particular.

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a treatise on naval architecture

   Naval officers having some basic mathematical ability can easily make themselves familiar with the fundamental principles governing the design of the vessels and the most commonly used calculation methods; however, those willing to become naval constructors would require long and very patient apprenticeship of the shipyard. The naval architecture addresses such the problems as how to make a vessel sail and carry weights, how to make the vessel stand right at sea and obey the commander, and go easily through the waves at a given speed, in fact everything connected with the construction of the vessels and prediction/calculation of their behavior at sea. In fact, shipbuilding itself implies giving the materials of which the vessel is to be made of all the shapes, forms and dimensions, as well as strength and power characteristics required to make them fully comply with the conditions that have been already calculated by the naval architects. he naval architects, shipbuilders and marine engineers are representing three professional skills. Their duties shall be performed successfully so that the duties of the newly built vessel may also be performed in a successful manner. All of these duties are considered essential but they do not have to be performed by three separate people... Have a look into this rare and classic book, you will not get disappointed, it is much more than a regular textbook.

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theoretical naval architecture
   This work by Edward Attwood is an expansion of his Textbook of Theoretical Naval Architecture which was published more than a century ago. The content of this book has been prepared with the intention of the author to provide all readers, including students of naval architecture and professional draughtsmen with a good and useful textbook explaining the calculations they are continually involved in every day. The book is expected to form a textbook for the different exams held in naval architecture. Since this subject is constantly growing, it is really impossible to confine all relevant information in a single volume; however, the author has tried to demonstrate how exactly the ship calculations could be carried out in the intelligent manner giving students a perfect fundamental knowledge on which the further progress in the field can be achieved easier. One of the special features of this volume is a huge number of the examples provided in the text as well as at the end-chapters, and this feature has been found to be greatly appreciated by the readers, and students, in particular. The author of this classic and really brilliant textbook hopes that his work would be found practical and useful to that class of readers which is willing to obtain a good working knowledge of the basic principles of naval architecture.

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damage stability of the small vessel

   The ship survivability is directly related to the requirements governing the intact/damage stability of the ship. It should actually be noted that the intact survivability of the vessels has received relatively more attention. The safety of the passenger ships has always been considered a prime concern for all regulatory authorities. There are several established and proven ways of assessment of the damage stability of the ships, including the probabilistic, deterministic methods and the real-time simulation. The main purpose of the present study was to address the further development of the ship stability software using the MATLAB program on the basis of the real time simulation, i.e. third approach, of the dynamic behavior of the damaged ship at waves. The particular vessel called "Sarawak Fast Ferry" has been specifically chosen to perform the parametric study for the further application of the DSP, standing for the Damage Stability Program, which, in turn, has been developed and introduced. The experiment has been conducted by means of the image processing and the results obtained during the experiment showed a remarkably good correlation to the simulation results. Subject results have also shown that the loading conditions and height of the waves are the most important and influencing factor to the stability of the vessels...

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Ship Hydrostatics and Stability

   The hydrostatic approach applied to the problem of ship stability intends to find a due balance of the idealized weight of the ship and buoyancy forces acting on the hull. The present textbook may be treated as a complete guide book to be used by the students and even professionals willing to get better understanding of the ship hydrostatics in the design and performance of the vessels. The author of the volume is bringing the readers from the first fundamental principles through both basic and applied theory of hydrostatics and ship stability, and he is also introducing the modern and newly presented mathematical techniques used for hydrostatic modeling and analysis. Numerous real-life examples have been included in the book to show the practical application of the hydrostatics and explain the theory and calculations; they will also help to demonstrate the effects of the shifting weights and displacements of the central gravity on the overall stability of the vessel. The content of the book addresses all recent developments in naval architecture, for example the Matthieu effect relating to the parametric resonance, influence of the ship lines, effects of nonlinear ship motions on stability, and the international regulations governing the stability of the small vessels with the extensive use contemporary computer techniques...

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ship collision damage

   The main declared purpose of the author of the present thesis was to develop a procedure for the analysis of the ship collisions that would address all ship types and all possible damage scenarios. Among the main aspects covered within this work are the deterministic analysis and numerical Monte Carlo-based simulation of collisions to estimate the distributions for the damage expected to occur to the struck vessel and released energy, damage statistics analysis, and new proposal for the regulations governing the damage stability applying the probabilistic approach. Three new programs have been developed and introduced for the deterministic analysis, addressing the damage to the struck vessel, striking vessel and to both of them. The author has conducted a thorough analysis of the information contained in the database of the damage from collisions occurred in the past with respect to the type of collision and relation between vessels plus the parameters of damage and the main particulars. Chapters of the thesis cover the risk analysis, external dynamics and internal mechanics of ship collisions, deterministic and probabilistic analysis of collisions, damage statistics, comparison of the results obtained in the course of the observations and simulations, stability regulations, input for the collision programs, damage relations and other relevant information.

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introduction to naval architecture

   A truly timeless textbook on naval architecture providing all interested people, and not necessarily professionals. with a required introduction to this interesting discipline - in fact, the way in which the material has been presented in this book makes it ideal even to the newcomers having limited knowledge of this subject. Eric Tupper, the author of this brilliant and world popular title, made a remarkable attempt to make a book equally useful to all categories of readers, giving them a very clear yet quite concise introduction. We all understand that the basic characteristics of the design and the way they impact the behavior of the ship at sea are of critical importance to the people. Of course, the practicing naval engineers must have a very deep and thorough understanding of all technical principles involves; however, the pro's supporting naval architects in design and production of the ships will also need some good grasp of the fundamentals. Marine engineers should recognize the exact degree to which their everyday working activities are influenced and bounded by the basic principles of naval architecture. The present publication covers the basic of the naval architecture and will therefore present a great practical interest to students and specialists in the fields of ship construction and marine engineering. 

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basic ship theory
   Over the past several decades there have been many significant changes in the maritime industry. Vessels of today are much bigger and their speeds are higher, their manning has been reduced; there are now so many types of ships including newly introduced ones, for example hovercrafts; ferries carry much more passengers and vehicles than in the past. And even taking into account that people may now perform much quicker and much more accurate assessment of the ship stability and strength of the ships' hull together with the maneuvering and powering of the ships and their motions at sea by means of the very complex and specialized computer software, the basic concepts of the naval architecture remain unchanged and are valid as ever. Some very rapid technical advances have been made in the field of the ship design, ship construction and ship operation, and many of them directly relate to the effectiveness. This is mainly owing to the higher efficiency and lower costs of the computers and proliferation of the available information. This book of ship's theory consists of two separate volumes providing readers with the coverage of all important aspects, including trim and floatation, ship stability, potential hazards and protection of the ship, hull girder, structural design of the ship and associated analysis, launching of the ships and their docking, powering, seakeeping and maneuverability, major design features and so many others.
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Practical Ship Hydrodynamics

   This book starts with the five chapters providing readers with the general introduction to the hydrodynamics of the ship's hull. It is assumes that the readers have a solid knowledge of the general fluid dynamics. Though there are numerous books available on the market, it should be underlines that naval architects must concentrate on selected aspects of their field and try to cover the materials exactly suited to their practical needs, and this is a strategy supported by the author of this title. The first of the chapters gives an introduction to the CFD while the other four chapters are covering the areas of propeller flows, hull resistance and ship propulsion, seakeeping and maneuvering of the ship. This is the recommended sequence of teaching. The aim of these chapters is to find a balance for the practical naval engineers between the facts and minimum of formulas. However,  some formulas are still there included to help people engaged in computations or programming tasks. People having only practical interest may easily ship these passages. The final two chapters of the book are involving a bit more extensive formula work and are therefore more specialized; they have been reserved mainly for the post-graduates and will assist them in gaining the proper understanding and development of the boundary element codes...

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merchant ship stability

   During the past decade considerable changes have been there in the approach of the scientists to the problem of ship stability and particularly to the impact it has on the merchant shipping. The most obvious of those changes were the introduction of the metric system as well as significant increase in the number and content of the examination requirement as well as establishment of the recommendations related to the standard method of presentation and utilizing of the stability information. The present seventh release of the book has been specifically designed and released with the intention to meet all of those requirements. Most of the fundamental information contained there in the opening chapters of the book has been retained for the benefit of the readers not familiar with this subject. The remaining part of the text has been expanded and re-arranged in order to lead into the newly introduced materials; note that there is also one new chapter dealing with the stability information to demonstrate the standard presentation method. The theory has been covered according to the standard that is commonly required for a Master's Certificate including all information required by the students. This information has been linked up with the real-life practice. Particular attention was paid by the authors to the matters which might be misunderstood or not appreciated in full...

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A Guide to Fishing Vessel Stability

   As implied in the title of this booklet, it is dedicated to the stability of the fishing vessels. The stability of subject vessels is something people commonly depend on for both their lives and livelihood. Their actions and decisions they make is what keeps their ships safe. It shall be noted as necessary that even it is a very safe vessel complying with all requirements of the applicable rules, the wrong and poor decisions related to the operation can easily result in the loss of stability and even capsizing of the vessel. The present guide is intended to help the crew members of the fishing vessels and all people sailing on them or involved in their design and construction properly understand the most important elements directly influencing the stability of the fishing vessels as well as the critically important hazards that subject vessels are commonly exposed to. Understanding all factors reducing stability of the vessels will help people in making right decisions and taking right actions to keep their vessels safe. The main content of the booklet has been arranged in two big sections. While the first section of the title describes the whole importance of stability covering its basics, acting forces and characteristics, the second section has been fully dedicated to the stability hazards that the readers shall look out for, such as the downflooding, overloading, water ingress, and preventive measures...

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