International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code, 1996, amended 2006.INTERNATIONAL LIFE-SAVING APPLIANCE (LSA) CODECHAPTER I GENERALSection 1.1 Definitions
for this Code
CHAPTER I - GENERAL
" means the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea,1974, as amended.1.1.2 "
Effective clearing of the ship
" is the ability of the free-fall lifeboat to move awayfrom the ship after free-fall launching without using its engine.1.1.3 "
" is the rate of change of velocity experienced by theoccupants during launching of a free-fall lifeboat.1.1.4 "
Free-fall certification height
" is the greatest launching height for which the lifeboatis to be approved, measured from the still water surface to the lowest point on the lifeboatwhen the lifeboat is in the launch configuration.1.1.5 "
Launching ramp angle
" is the angle between the horizontal and the launch rail of the lifeboat in its launching position with the ship on even keel.1.1.6 "
Launching ramp length
" is the distance between the stern of the lifeboat and thelower end of the launching ramp.1.1.7 "
" means a regulation contained in the Annex to the Convention.1.1.8 "
" is a material which reflects in the opposite direction abeam of light directed on it.1.1.9 "
" is the angle between the horizontal and the launch rail of thelifeboat when it first enters the water.1.1.10 The terms used in this Code have the same meaning as those defined in regulationIII/3.
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