Grounding-Induced Sectional Forces and Residual Strength of Grounded Ship Hulls

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    Abstract

    The aim of the present study is to determine the sectional forces induced by ship grounding and also to assess the residual strength of groundedship hulls. An analytical approach is used to estimate the grounding-induced sectional forces of ships. The extent and location of structural damage due to grounding is defined based on the ABS Safe Hull guide. The residual strength of damaged hulls is calculated by using a simple analytical formula. The method is applied to residual strength assessment of a damaged double hull tanker of 38,400 dwt due to grounding.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the Sixth International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference ISOPE'96
    Place of PublicationGolden, Colorado 80402-1107
    PublisherInt. Soc. of Offshore and Polar Eng. ISOPE
    Publication date1996
    Pages517-522
    Publication statusPublished - 1996
    Event6th International offshore and polar engineering conference - Los Angeles, CA, United States
    Duration: 26 May 199631 May 1996

    Conference

    Conference6th International offshore and polar engineering conference
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityLos Angeles, CA
    Period26/05/199631/05/1996

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