Transverse Stability

MARE 2005

Course description

Students learn why a ship floats and study basic ship stability theory and definitions. Students also practice various calculations regarding the effects of distribution of weights, water density, centres of gravity, hydrostatics, and coefficients of form; students apply Simpson’s rules for determining areas, volumes, and moments of inertia.



Course Hours



Post Secondary level MATH 1019 Technical Mathematics Minimum Grade of 60
or Post Secondary level MATH 1038 Marine Tech Nav Math Minimum Grade of 60

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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