The Mad Booths of Maryland

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Dover, 1970 - Actors - 418 pages
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Contents: [1] Introductory sess. Ship maneuverability from the standpoint of the naval designer and operator -- Ship maneuverability from the standpoint of the merchant marine designer and operator -- The role of the research and development laboratory in the field of ship maneuverability. [2] Papers and discussions presented. Some notes on the interaction effects between ships close aboard in deep water -- Model tests with bow-jet (bow-steering) screw propellers -- Model experiments about the maneuverability and turning ships -- Notes on rudder design practice -- Ship maneuverability as influenced by the transient response to the helm -- Experiments on ship maneuverability in canals as carried out in the Paris Model Basin. [3] Additional papers not presented. Data for estimating bank suction effects in restricted water in merchant ship hulls -- Handling quality criteria for surface ships -- On the measurement of added mass and added moment of inertia of ships in steering motion -- Analysis of Kempf's standard maneuver test and proposed steering quality indices -- Control of roll-damping system -- Turning characteristics coefficients for a cargo ship and a destroyer -- Directional stability of automatically steered ships with particular reference to their bad performance in rough sea -- A study of course keeping and manoeuvring performance.

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This is a hard to find book but was recommended by a man at the AL Book Shop in Chicago. It is a book you MUST read if you're an AL fan!! Read full review

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