Probabilistic Properties of Parametric Roll

  • Vadim BelenkyEmail author
  • Kenneth Weems


The chapter considers statistical properties of parametric roll; the source of data is numerical simulation of parametric roll of a C11 class container carrier in head seas. The characteristics considered include estimates of spectral density, autocorrelation function. Special attention is paid to uncertainty of estimates of mean value and variance.


Autocorrelation Function Variance Estimate Roll Angle Roll Motion Irregular Wave 
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This work was supported by Office of Naval Research (ONR) under Dr. L. Patrick Purtell. The development of the LAMP System has been supported by the US Navy, the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the US Coast Guard, ABS, and SAIC.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.David Taylor Model BasinWest BethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Science Application International CorporationBowieUSA

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