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Title:
METHOD FOR VERIFYING THE TOE ANGLE OF A SHIP'S RUDDERS
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2010/112480
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for verifying the toe angle of at least one port side rudder (1) and at least one starboard side rudder (2) of a ship, which are adjusted electronically by means of a control unit. According to said method, different toe angles are set for the rudders (1, 2) and an optimum toe angle is determined from said angles in real time for each rudder (1, 2).

Inventors:
ZANFEI, Adriano (Via Palu 21, Madrano, I-38057, IT)
Application Number:
EP2010/054149
Publication Date:
December 02, 2010
Filing Date:
March 30, 2010
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Assignee:
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN AG (88038 Friedrichshafen, DE)
ZANFEI, Adriano (Via Palu 21, Madrano, I-38057, IT)
International Classes:
B63B39/00; B63H25/02; B63H25/04
Foreign References:
EP1394037A1
US5488919A
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