Strength analysis of general cargo and multi-purpose dry cargo ships
|Publication Date:||1 July 2017|
This class guideline (CG) should be considered in connection with the DNV GL rules for classification: Ships DNVGL-RU-SHIP Pt.3 and DNVGL-RU-SHIP Pt.5 Ch.1 Sec.5.
This class guideline describes the scope and methods required for structural analysis of general cargo ships and multi-purpose dry cargo ships and the background for how such analyses should be carried out. The description is based on relevant rules for classification of ships, guidance and software.
The DNV GL rules for classification: Ships may require direct structural strength analyses in case of a complex structural arrangement, or unusual vessel size.
Structural analyses carried out in accordance with the procedure outlined here and in the DNVGL-CG-0127 fulfills the requirements for calculation in the rules.
Where reference is made to the rules for classification of ships, the valid version is the latest edition.