Statical Stability at Small Heel Angles

  • Byung Suk LeeEmail author
Part of the Springer Series on Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding and Shipping book series (NAMESS, volume 7)


All ships should have adequate stability in all their operating conditions. This statement sounds almost too obvious and simple to deserve a serious consideration, but it raises two important questions: firstly, what is stability; and secondly how do we define ‘adequate’? We cannot even begin to answer the second until we have answered the former.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GlasgowUK

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