LEARN STANDARD TERMS OF SHIP STABILITY
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The present short educational video was produced with the intention to get the students familiarized with the most important terminology which is commonly used to describe the hull of a ship. The four terms to start with are fairly basic.
"Depth" is the height of a ship's hull measured from the highest point of the ship's main deck to the lowest point of the hull. If you measure in the other direction, you will get the ships "Beam", or "Breadth", which is the width at the ship's widest point.
The "Centerline" is the vertical plane running the whole length of the vessel at the midpoint of the beam, while the "Baseline" is the horizontal plane which is perpendicular to the centerline located at the lowest point of the hull...
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