Trim & Stability
above is a picture of the bottom half of the "Trim/Stab" page in
the Lotus Workbook. The unseen portion has the data for Provisions,
Constant, FW, Ballast, Fuel / Diesel and Cargo.
KG, LCG and Inertia
Moments are tabled for each and the results are displayed as seen
Results of the
"Stress" page are also incorporated.
An attempt is
made to reflect the actual draft taking into consideration the
deflection due to stresses vis-a-vis the straight girder theoretical
results. This is useful in cases of sailing in shallow waters where
the additional max. draft due to stresses must be taken into
consideration, as too the squat.
Also calculated, is
the loss of GM upon touching the blocks during