FME11-A Metacentric Height Demostration of a "V" Shaped Floating Object

METACENTRIC HEIGHT DEMOSTRATION OF A "V" SHAPED FLOATING BODY - FME11-A

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The Metacentric Height Demostration of a "V" Shaped Floating Object, "FME11-A", designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the stability of a floating object by calculating the metacentric height of a floating object starting from a V-shaped floating object.

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General Description

The Metacentric Height Demostration of a "V" Shaped Floating Object, "FME11-A", designed by EDIBON, allows the study of the stability of a floating object by calculating the metacentric height of a floating object starting from a V-shaped floating object.

The unit consists of a floating methacrylate body with a vertical mast placed on it. An adjustable mobile mass has been added to alter the position of the center of gravity.

The base of the floating object is "V" shaped, simulating one of the different frame cross-sections of a boat.

A weight that can be horizontally and vertically displaced allows for modification of the floating base heel.

A plumb bob, attached to the upper part of the mast, is used to measure the angle of heel of the floating base with the aid of a graduated scale.

Exercises and guided practices

GUIDED PRACTICAL EXERCISES INCLUDED IN THE MANUAL

  1. Study of the stability of a floating body with "V" shaped base. Angular displacements.
  2. Study of the stability of a floating body with "V" shaped base. Different positions of the center of gravity.
  3. Determination of the metacentric height of a floating object with "V" shaped base.

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