How to calculate total ship weight.

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by navalmonir, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. navalmonir
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    navalmonir Junior Member

    I am shipbuilding Engineer. I don't know how to calculate total ship weight. Please, help me.
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    As an engineer this should be something you should've known from highschool. You can add all the weights when you do the design. If it is an existing boat, calculate the immersed volume and multiply by the density of water.
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