Merchant Ship Stability
by Pursey, Capt. H.J. ; Rev. J. Wardle
7th ed. revised (metric). A companion volume to the author’s “Merchant Ship Construction”, this text includes the theory of stability up to and including the knowledge required for a master’s certificate. Contents include: areas, volumes, forces, moments, density, deadweight, draft, centre of gravity, centre of buoyancy, centre of flotation, righting lever, metacentre, transverse statical stability, free surface effect, dynamical stability, longitudinal stability, bilging of compartments, load line rules, rolling, and more.