CALCULATION OF EFFECT OF FREE SUFACE OF LIQUID IN TANK ON STABILITY OF A SHIP
CAPT - DOCTOR DINH XUAN MANH
Vietnam Maritime University
A sea going ship has various characteristics and there are some of them:
– Ability of being steerable,
Among above characteristics, stability is most impotant for a ship. It is a very enssensial task of deck officers is to maintain suitable stability of a ship. There are many facts, which may effect on stability of a ship while sailing at sea. This article is arming to describe the effect of free suface of liquid in tank on stability of a ship and calculate it based on ship technical documents.
Stability, Free surface of liquid, Tank, Ship’s Center of Gravity, Center of Gravity of a Liquid Volume, Transverse Metacentric Height, Ship Stability, Moment of Inertia.