Access

You are not currently logged in.

Access your personal account or get JSTOR access through your library or other institution:

login

Log in to your personal account or through your institution.

If You Use a Screen Reader

This content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.

The Selection of Materials for Ship Structures [and Discussion]

Stuart Cannon, Brian Ralph, D. W. Chalmers and G. Victory
Philosophical Transactions: Physical Sciences and Engineering
Vol. 334, No. 1634, The Dynamics of Ships (Feb. 15, 1991), pp. 357-370
Published by: Royal Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/53777
Page Count: 13
  • Read Online (Free)
  • Cite this Item
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
The Selection of Materials for Ship Structures [and Discussion]
Preview not available

Abstract

An overview of the procedures to be adopted in selecting materials for use in ship structures is given. In general, materials are selected on a cost basis to meet a `basket' of mechanical properties such as stiffness, strength and fracture toughness. Such a selection procedure may well not give sufficient importance to the dynamic loading of the structure (fatigue), the special problems associated with the joining (welding) process and the influences of the conjoint effects of corrosion. At this stage, these effects are given scant attention, although it is clear that they need to be incorporated into the design process. Methods by which these influences may be incorporated into a design data base are reviewed based on an analysis of ships which have failed and experiments designed to simulate the total environment in which a ship operates.

Page Thumbnails

  • Thumbnail: Page 
357
    357
  • Thumbnail: Page 
358
    358
  • Thumbnail: Page 
359
    359
  • Thumbnail: Page 
360
    360
  • Thumbnail: Page 
361
    361
  • Thumbnail: Page 
362
    362
  • Thumbnail: Page 
363
    363
  • Thumbnail: Page 
364
    364
  • Thumbnail: Page 
365
    365
  • Thumbnail: Page 
366
    366
  • Thumbnail: Page 
367
    367
  • Thumbnail: Page 
368
    368
  • Thumbnail: Page 
369
    369