## an outline of ship building, theoretical and practical |

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### Other editions - View all

An Outline of Ship Building: Theoretical and Practical (Classic Reprint) Theodore D. Wilson No preview available - 2018 |

An Outline of Ship Building: Theoretical and Practical (Classic Reprint) Theodore D. Wilson No preview available - 2016 |

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angle angle-irons beams bevel body body-plan bolts bottom breadth butts called cant centre centre of gravity centre-line construction copper corresponding curve deck depth diagonal diameter dimensions direction displacement distance divided draw driven edge equal extending fastened feet fitted floor fore fore-and-aft forward four frame give given greatest half-breadth plan head heel holes horizontal inches inside intervals iron joint keel keelson knees laid launching laying length longitudinal lower marked mast means method moulds multiplied nearly º º obtained passing pieces placed plane plank plates position prevent proper proportion rabbet respective riveted rudder sails scarphs secured shape sheer-plan ship short side space speed square stem stern stern-post strakes surface taken thickness timbers transverse upper usually vertical vessel water-line wave weight whole yard

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Page 63 - ... multiply the quantity thus obtained by one-third of the common interval between the breadths, and the product shall be deemed the transverse area.

Page 63 - ... area (except the first and last) by two; add these products together, and to the sum add the first and last if they yield anything : multiply the quantity thus obtained...

Page 62 - ... one-third of the round of the beam ; divide the length so taken into the number of equal parts required by the following table, according to the class in such table to which the ship belongs : TABLE.

Page 62 - ... points of division, and also at the upper and lower points of the depth, extending each measurement to the average thickness of that part of the ceiling which is between the points of...

Page 64 - ... and multiply by it the mean horizontal area, and the product will be the cubical contents of the space; divide this product by...

Page 63 - ... by two ; add these products together, and to the sum add the first and last if they yield anything; multiply the quantity thus obtained by one-third of the common interval between the areas, and the product will be the cubical contents of the space under the tonnage deck...