SLAM: a program to compute a ship's bottom slamming coefficients

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleContractor Report
Subjectslamming; bow form; bow emergence
AbstractThis report describes the program SLAM based on the earlier work done by George L. Petrie of Webb Institute under a contract from SNAME. This program computes the slam factors for forward sections of ships and integrates them with weighting function based on the probability of bow emergence so as to obtain a "bottom slamming coefficient" for a vessel in a given sea state.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5929
NPARC number8896213
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Record identifier211fe784-59c3-4a57-90f0-e7a8c5f2c217
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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