Yacht Design School – Lesson 6b
Stability


Revised 10/28/2013 - Copyright 2013

Books To Be Read With This Lesson
Albert Strange on Yacht Design Construction and Cruising by/ed. by Jamie Clay & Mark Miller
Preliminary Design of Boats and Ships
by Cyrus Hamlin
Seaworthiness - The Forgotten Factor by C.A. Marchaj
Skene's Elements of Yacht Design, 8th edition, edited by Francis S. Kinney
Tall Ships Down by Daniel S. Parrot
Yacht Designing and Planning by Howard I. Chapelle

Tools for This Lesson
No additional tools are required.

What You Will Receive With This Lesson
   
Lesson Text

What You Will Learn In This Lesson
    Basic Concepts of Stability
    Static Stability
    Dynamic Stability
    Metacentric Height as a Measure of Initial Stability
    Comparative Stability by the Wind Pressure Coefficient Method
    Comparative Stability by the Dellenbaugh Angle Method
    Stability Testing by Inclining Experiments
    Moment of Inertia
    Waterplane Moment of Inertia about the Centerline
    Moment to Alter Trim One Inch & Moment to Heel
    Free Surface Effects

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