Sepeartion Ratio

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  1. navarch_hish
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    navarch_hish Junior Member

    Hello there, i am designing a passenger catamaran, would someone help me the seperation ratio??What is the range of the seperation ration applicable to passenger catamarn.What are the factors on which the seperation ratio depend on?

    Seperation ratio is defined as the ration of the distance between the centreline of the demi hulls to the lenght of the vessel.
  2. jehardiman
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    jehardiman Senior Member

    Seperation ratio is an independent variable, not a dependent one. Realistically, it is limited by structural concerns and selection of roll period and acceleration for the selected operational environment. There is some data and cites in SNAME PNA ('88), Vol 2.
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