Seakeeping performance prediction program SKP: Program manual

Tuomo Karppinen, Heikki Helasharju, Timo Aitta

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    Abstract

    Description of a computer program which computes predictions of operability time for ships in a seaway is given. The calculations are based on frequency transfer functions of the different ship responses to waves and proceeded in a seaway using operability limiting response criteria which are partly stored in the program and partly to be defined by the user. Guidelines and principles for selecting the operability limiting criteria are given in the program manual. The manual also includes descriptions of input and output procedures and an example of a complete computer run. The program is written for MicroVax II/VMS computer in Fortran 77 programming language.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Number of pages116
    ISBN (Print)951-38-3104-3
    Publication statusPublished - 1988
    MoE publication typeNot Eligible

    Publication series

    SeriesValtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita
    Number837
    ISSN0358-5085

    Keywords

    • ships
    • seakeeping
    • performance
    • weather
    • computer programs

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    Karppinen, T., Helasharju, H., & Aitta, T. (1988). Seakeeping performance prediction program SKP: Program manual. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita, No. 837