A7.

The ship's center of gravity, is the point at

which all weights of the ship may be

A1.

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

A8.

Detailed informationconcerning changes in

the center of gravity of a ship can be obtained

A2.

Which of the following trigonometric

from which of the following *NSTMs*?

functions is NOT used for making

calculations to determine a ship's stability?

A9.

Which of the following terms is used to

describe water or other liquid that has a free

A3.

Which of the following terms best defines

surface? **(4) ***Loose water*

force multiplied by the distance from an axis

A10.

What effect does pocketing have on stability?

about which you want to find its effect?

A11.

Which of the following effects does NOT

A4.

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**

A5.

What measurement is known by the term

A12.

What does longitudinal stability resist?

A6.

Which of the following information is NOT

contained in the "booklet of inclining

experiment data?" **(3) Reserve buoyancy**

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