Berthing and Mooring Forces

by G.B. Woodruff,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 1, Pg. 71-82

Document Type: Journal Paper


Determination of forces between vessel and dock during berthing of tankers with special reference to design of fuel piers where piping to operating platform is involved; formulas for mooring forces from wind and current derived from tests by United States Navy on small vessels are given; permissible pressures against ships' plating.

Subject Headings: Pressure vessels | Ships | Docks | Fuels | Piers | Pipes | Mooring | Wind forces | United States

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