The ship's center of gravity, is the point at
which all weights of the ship may be
Detailed information on the laws of
considered to be concentrated. The force of
mathematics and physics used to determine
gravity is considered as acting straight
the buoyancy and stability of a ship are
downward, through the center of gravity, at
provided in Naval Ships' Technical Manual
right angles to the waterline. (1) True
(NSTM), chapter 079, volume 1, and in
Detailed informationconcerning changes in
NSTM, chapter 096. (1) True
the center of gravity of a ship can be obtained
Which of the following trigonometric
from which of the following NSTMs?
functions is NOT used for making
(1) NSTM, chapter 096
calculations to determine a ship's stability?
Which of the following terms is used to
describe water or other liquid that has a free
Which of the following terms best defines
surface? (4) Loose water
force multiplied by the distance from an axis
What effect does pocketing have on stability?
about which you want to find its effect?
(1) Improves stability
(1) Moment of force
Which of the following effects does NOT
The volume of water that is moved by the hull
alter the stability characteristics of a ship
of a ship is known as "displacement."
when you have loose water? (4) Added
What measurement is known by the term
What does longitudinal stability resist?
freeboard? (2) Distance from the waterline
(1) Change in trim
to the weather deck edge
Which of the following information is NOT
contained in the "booklet of inclining
experiment data?" (3) Reserve buoyancy