Steering Gear integrated with the rudder system defines the complete ‘turning mechanism’ mandatory for all types of ships. Learn about the design and construction of steering gears of ships inside the article.
Learn how ship model testing is carried out and understand the purpose, construction process and types of testing facilities commonly used.
This is the second part from our series – Different Types Of Manoeuvres of a Vessel. Learn about Zigzag Manoeuvre, Spiral Manoeuvre and Reverse Spiral inside the article.
Manoeuvrability is defined as the inherent ability of a vessel to change its course/path. Understanding the factor of manoeuvrability of a vessel is extremely important to both ship designer or seafarer. Read more about different types Of manoeuvres of a vessel inside the article.
We are familiar with the form of ship propeller, but have we ever contemplated upon their shape, appearance and typical geometry? Let’s find out inside the article.
It is worthwhile to mention that in most of the places describing the preliminary design of ship’s hull structures, utmost priority is given to the midship section, thanks to the global stresses such as maximum hull girder bending and buckling loads taken into account.