floodable length calculations

Discussion in 'Stability' started by rosh81, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. rosh81
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    rosh81 New Member

    How to do the floodable length calculations and please suggest a book for reference
     
  2. Ad Hoc
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    Ad Hoc Naval Architect

    Check out any decent text book like Basic Ship Theory or Principals of Naval Architecture.

    Same calculation attached:

    Floodable length curves.jpg
     
  3. Wavewacker
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    Wavewacker Senior Member

    Can we do this without getting into math?

    I was thinking of just taking the stripped out boat to the lake, filling it with rocks until it begins to sink and then weighing the rocks! :D
     
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