Attached plate effective width

Discussion in 'Class Societies' started by Roni, May 18, 2020.

  1. Ad Hoc
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    Ad Hoc Naval Architect I-beam is an I-beam, no matter its size. Remember, just break elements down into simple parts - and it becomes easy.

    I only drew one side to save time and assumed you would perhaps understand this, since you will always have the pressure acting both sides!


    By adding the frames/anti-buckling stiffeners, you have reduced the panel aspect ratio, which would have been depth v WTB-WTB, to much smaller panels, thus:


    My pleasure. That's what the forum is for, generally.
    Always happy to assist those wishing to learn.
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