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Experiment and theory regarding the pivot point


  • Butusina Paul

    (Constanta Maritime University)

  • Dinu Dumitru

    (Constanta Maritime University)


The purpose of this paper is to find, in open sea, where is the pivot point (as being well established in rigid body mechanics and in ship’s manoeuvring theory). It is trying to find evolution of pivot point for a classical turning under current and swell influence. Main target of the work is to correct pivot point theory as it is presented in seafarers books

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  • Butusina Paul & Dinu Dumitru, 2011. "Experiment and theory regarding the pivot point," Constanta Maritime University Annals, Constanta Maritime University, vol. 15(1), pages 29-36.
  • Handle: RePEc:cmc:annals:v:15:y:2011:i:1:p:29-36

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    1. Sébastien Peyrouse, 2009. "Is there any unity to the Trans-Caspian Region? The economic relations between Central Asia and the Caucasus," Asia Europe Journal, Springer, vol. 7(3), pages 543-557, December.
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