Finding the area of the waterplane at the design water line?

Discussion in 'Education' started by Cmw505, Apr 15, 2020.


  1. TANSL
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    TANSL Senior Member

    For waterplane area, you divide the waterplane length into a series of equally spaced sections. Measure the breadth in each one of those sections. Use Simpson's rule. With it you can calculate the waterplane area and the position of its barycenter.
     
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