metacentric height

metacentric height
metacentrinis aukštis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. metacentric height vok. metazentrische Höhe, f; metazentrum Höhe, f rus. метацентрическая высота, f; расстояние между метацентром и центром тяжести, f pranc. distance métacentrique, f; hauteur métacentrique, f

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  • Ship stability — is an area of Naval Architecture and ship design that deals with how a ship behaves at sea, both in still water and in waves. Considerations are made as to the center of gravity and center of buoyancy of vessels and how they interact. History… …   Wikipedia

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