|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||405/003 ; 114/048 ; 405/004 ; 414/678|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 6 인용 특허 : 7|
A method of assessing a ships weight so as to e.g. assist in its design and development, or to ascertain its actual center of gravity or its loaded state, comprises positioning the ship on a dry dock platform made up of a number of articulatedly joined sub platforms connected for lifting and lowerng by hoist winches. The hoist winches include signal devices which signal the load each is supporting, to a computer and visual display unit which displays the loads. The computer computes e.g. the center of gravity or the ships weight, in the displacement of t...
[ We claim: .[.] [2.] A method of determining and analyzing a .[.ships.]. .Iadd.ship's .Iaddend.weight characteristics comprising the steps ofa) placing the ship on a dry dock comprising a number of articulatedly joined platforms, the whole being suspended from a number of opposed pairs of hoist winches and with said hoist winches comprising apparatus which includes means for signalling the load experienced by each hoist winch, means for displaying said loads in accordance with said signals and means for controlling said hoist winches in accordance with ...