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What influences rigid inflatable boat motions?

Townsend, N.C., Wilson, P.A. and Austen, S. (2008) What influences rigid inflatable boat motions? At 8th Symposium on High Speed Marine Vehicles (HSMV 2008), Italy. 21 - 23 May 2008.

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This paper presents results of full scale and model scale RIB experiments identifying the influences of speed, ballast, wave height, encounter frequency and tube pressure on the motion responses of RNLI Atlantic RIBs. A discussion of the results and the influences on the motions is made with a description of the typical motion responses, measures to describe the motion and the effect of the motions on the occupants.

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Submitted date: 20 January 2008
Published date: 12 April 2008
Venue - Dates: 8th Symposium on High Speed Marine Vehicles (HSMV 2008), Italy, 2008-05-21 - 2008-05-23
Organisations: Fluid Structure Interactions Group


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PURE UUID: 04d8ff33-987f-4020-aef1-aa188f937c74
ORCID for P.A. Wilson: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 22 Apr 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:49

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Author: N.C. Townsend
Author: P.A. Wilson ORCID iD
Author: S. Austen

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