Scantlings

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by jarmo.hakkinen, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. jarmo.hakkinen
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    jarmo.hakkinen Junior Member

    In Dave Gerr's book the elements of boat strength there is a rule for sawn floors. In my case, it gives the floor molding of 300 mm. What puzzles me, is that measured from the bottom line extensions intersecting at keel, or from above the keel batten? If somebody could clarify me, I'd be grateful.
     
  2. liki
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    liki Senior Member

    I gather that it is the actual dimension of the floor member.
     
  3. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    The book gives you all the definitions, including where the measurements are taken from.
     
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