Stability criterion – bottom emersion angle
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› DELFTship forum › Hydrostatics and stability › Stability criterion – bottom emersion angle
How the bottom emersion angle can be calculated, and how it can be included in stability criteria ?
Bottom emersion angle did appear in Australian commercial vessel simplified stability criteria (essentially where KN information is not available), but does not appear in current criteria.
Currently downflooding angles are required. These angles can be evaluated using the same procedures.
Simple procedure:
More precise ;procedure:
I have used this with Hullform software, but haven’t had occasion to try it in DELFTship.
Peter Edmonds
Naval Architect
Perth WA