Catamaran Beams.. flat bar and two effective plates?

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Florida beach, May 4, 2012.

  1. Florida beach
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    Could anyone help me with this doubt?

    Can i calculate the beam between the two hulls like an I beam reinforcement?

    My idea is calculate a flat bar ant calculate the deck plate and the wet-deck plates like flanges using the effective plate.

    Is it possible?
    Thank you

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