Catamaran Beam froud number!

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by hashem_1064, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. hashem_1064
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    hashem_1064 New Member

    Hi all

    for a multihull vessel how does Beam Froud number caculate? It s base on overal beam, or demihulls beam?

    thank you
  2. Leo Lazauskas
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    Leo Lazauskas Senior Member

    It depends on what you are trying to achieve. You can use either the beam of each hull, or the distance between demihull centreplanes, or the overall width.

    Are you sure you need to use this Froude number?

    All the best,
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