STABILITY PRINCIPLES EXERCISE:††††††††††† NAME:†††††

1.††††††† Explain Archimedesí principle.

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2.†††††††† Why does the draft of a vessel change when it sails from fresh water into salt water?

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3.†††††††† Why do we refer to the weight of a vessel as its displacement?

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4.†††††††† What is the relationship between light displacement, load displacement, and deadweight?

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5.†††††††† Explain the meaning of the following terms :

†††††††††††† (a)†††††† Loadlines

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†††††††††††† (b)†††††† TPC

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†††††††††††† (c)†††††† Reserve buoyancy

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