Vertical acceleration

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  1. Kastally80
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    Kastally80 Chargui Yacht Design

    Hi all,

    I'm actually working with the Bureau Veritas rules for the scantling of a 37' FRP planing boat which can be used for fishing and diving with max speed of 40 knots.
    This rule needs the determination of the vertical acceleration factor (Gamma M) which depends on the sea state conditions and speed.
    Can somebody tells me which value to use for this kind of boat.

    Thank you
  2. fcfc
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    fcfc Senior Member

    It is defined on online veritas rules.

    Yatch 2008, part B Hull and Stability , Chapter 5 Motions And Accelerations , Section 1 Motions and Accelerations , Article 2 Design vertical acceleration , 2.1.7
    When the design vertical acceleration aCG is not provided by the designer, the following value may be ...
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