This course covers the following topics:
What is intact ship stability?
Why are submarines not covered in this class?
Glossary of Useful Terms
Ship Stability Theory
Metacentric Height and VCG
Graphical Representation of Transverse Stability
How is intact stability calculated?
Loll Point Transverse Stability
Graphical Representation of Loll Point Transverse Stability
Graphical Representation of Longitudinal Stability
Internal Forces That Affect Stability
• Free Surface Effect
• Passenger Heeling Moments
• Shifting Cargo
External Forces That Affect Stability
• Wind Heel
• Wave Effects-Ordinary Waves and Wakes
• End Launching
• Weights Hanging overboard
• Ice and Water On Deck
• Towing Using Cables
Where to find Stability Criteria