sea state

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by abhishek, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. abhishek
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    abhishek Junior Member

    how to consider sea states into account for designing hull structure.
    is there any necessity for considering sea state for hull scantlings.
     
  2. souljour2000
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    Abishek,

    You are correct and this is certainly the case. The more support each quadrant of hull has ...the better...depending on each design criteria. Some types of sea-states... confused seas and chop can tear a boat apart quickly if the operator is going too fast and the boat is not designed for these situations. Even slow-going sail vessels can have serious or fatal damage if they are not sufficiently well-designed for some sea-states they encounter. Your question is fairly general..do you have a specific question..for example..what kind of boat...powerboat vs. sail,recreational or commercial... lake or protected water use...coastal use...or deep water/ocean..make big difference in design needs.
     
  3. abhishek
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    abhishek Junior Member

    thanks for your wise answer Mr.souljour.....
     
  4. souljour2000
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    Abhishek,

    If possible I'm hoping you could please e-mail me. My wife and I have some connections to India.We have both lived there and I am wondering where in India you live?Thanks and hope to hear from you.
     
  5. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    You can look at scantling rules. They have clasifications for different uses. For example, in sheltered waters the scantlings will be lighter.
     
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    gonzo Senior Member

    There is a rash of postings with questions like these from India.
     
  7. souljour2000
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    souljour2000 Senior Member

    probably not the next Nathaniel Herreshoff ... have to agree...;)
     

  8. abhishek
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    yes even i referred scantling rules for a normal tug or fast patrol vessel or offshore patrol vessels or small water barges is that sea state considered for incresse in scantlings? and i am happy to have answers from all........thank you....
     
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