Maritime Training


Introduction to Basic Ship Stability and Trim

Item Code 650997

While computers have made stability calculations easier, it's still important to understand the core concepts behind stability and how to keep your vessel stable, especially when weight is being transferred.

Using detailed visuals and animations, this video builds your understanding of ship stability by presenting important concepts, from the basics up to more advanced principles. Produced in cooperation with some of the world's leading experts on ship stability (William George, author of "Stability and Trim for the Ship's Officer," PMI/MITAGS, and Peter Ohnstad).

Visual definitions of keel, centerline, depth, beam, forward perpendicular, waterline, transverse and more
Understand draft marks, load lines, displacement, and freeboard
Conceptualize the relationship between center of buoyancy and center of gravity
See how metacenter, trim, and heel are calculated and how they affect a moving vessel

Subtitles: English

19 minutes.

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