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Advanced bilge keel design

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NSWCCD

An advanced bilge keel design for improved ship roll damping performance. The advanced bilge keel design includes curved upper and bottom surfaces and improved free end edge design for providing passive roll stabilization and improved energy dissipation.

Inventors: 
Bassler, Christopher C.; Percival, Allan Scott; Dipper, Martin J.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Handling and Transportation
FIle Date: 
2011-06-27
Grant Date: 
2013-10-29
Grant time: 
855 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
15
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY