The paper describes the content of and background to the development of the Guide for Building and Classing High Speed Naval Craft. It explains the role of ABS and the Naval Administration in the design and classification process. Focusing on the hull requirements, it discusses some of the important design load parameters, acceptance criteria, and the reasons for the similarities and differences between standards for naval craft and commercial craft. It concludes with a brief description of the machinery requirements.
Applicability of High Speed Craft and High Speed Naval Craft Classification Rules to Current Mission Requirements
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Curry, Robert, Ashe, Glenn, and Derek S. Novak. "Applicability of High Speed Craft and High Speed Naval Craft Classification Rules to Current Mission Requirements." J Ship Prod 18 (2002): 208–215. doi: https://doi.org/10.5957/jsp.2002.18.4.208
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