By W. Burger, A. G. Corbet, J. H. Clough-Smith, G. E. Earl
Send Stabilizers: The layout and Operation in Correcting the Rolling of Ships provides the operating ideas and operation of assorted forms of gyrocompasses and automated pilots. This ebook discusses the basic ideas of synchro platforms and servomechanisms.
Organized into 12 chapters, this e-book starts off with an summary of the matter of the relief of rolling. this article then explores the technique of resisting rolling, which were used or are nonetheless getting used, together with bilge keels, oscillating weights, anti-rolling tanks, gyroscopic stabilizers, and tilting fin platforms. different chapters reflect on the anti-rolling tanks which are divided into 3 forms, together with assorted tanks, unfastened floor tanks, and U-tube tanks. This publication discusses besides the small oscillations of a vessel in nonetheless water, that are basic harmonic in personality. the ultimate bankruptcy offers with the stabilizing apparatus for smaller ships.
This e-book is a necessary source for marine engineers and naval architects.