Forces Induced On A Large Vessel By Surge

by John T. O'Brien,
David I. Kuchenreuther,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1960, Vol. 125, Issue 1, Pg. 855-877

Document Type: Journal Paper


Field measurements are presented of forces of up to 40,000 lb as induced by two predominant standing waves -- those with 1 and 2 1/2 min period which produced water surface slopes of up to 0.0015, in lines of ship of 12,000 long tons as moored alongside by unusually taut lines at Port Hueneme, Calif, and near to node of shorter wave.

Subject Headings: Water storage | Wave measurement | Standing waves | Water surface | Slopes | Ship motion | Mooring

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