Ship Stability for Masters and Mates
Understanding ship stability is critical for all maritime students or professionals who are studying for a deck or engineering certificate of competency, or seeking promotion to a higher rank within any branch of the merchant marine or Navy. The sixth edition of the now classic 'Ship Stability' provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of ship stability and ship strength, squat, interaction and trim, materials stresses and forces.
* The market leading ship stability text, widely used at sea and on shore
* New content inclues coverage of now-mandatory double-skin tankers and fast ferries
* Meets STCW (Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping) requirements and includes self-examination material: essential reading for professionals and students alike
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aft of amidships angle of heel angle of list angle of loll beam bending bending moment bilged block coefficient box-shaped vessel bulkhead Calculate centre of buoyancy centre of flotation centre of gravity centreline centroid Change of draft Change of trim coefficient compartment cu.m Deadweight depth diagram discharged distance draft aft draft forward effect Example Find floating upright formula forward of amidships free surface free surface effects freeboard fresh water grain Increase in draft initial metacentric height keel load draft load line longitudinal mass maximum squat MCT 1 cm MCTC mean draft metacentric height metres long ordinates port relative density salt water shearing force shearing stress shift ship’s centre shown in Figure side starboard statical stability stern stress tank tanker timber tonnes displacement tonnes of cargo transverse ullage vertical virtual loss volume waterline weight
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