STABILITY TRIM-EXERCISE:†††† ††††††††††† NAME:

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1.††††† What happens to the vesselís centre of gravity when weights are loaded, discharged, or moved within the vessel?

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2.†††††††† What is meant by equilibrium? what are the three types of equilibrium and what causes them?

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3.†††††††† While in port you notice that your vessel is very tender.† You want to increase the vesselís stability before you sail out.† List all the actions that you can take.

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4.†††††††† Your vessel is trimmed by the head.† How can you make it trim by the stern?

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5.†††††††† Describe the factors that affect the roll period of a vessel.

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