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# Singapore Maritime Academy Class 2 & 1 (Deck) Certificate of Competency MA2025 : Ship Stability & Ship Construction Ship

## Stability Tutorial 4 : Final GM and List (Including FSE)

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A ship has a solid GM of 1.02 metres and displaces 7,600 tonnes when a tank is partly filled with oil of RD 0.850. If the free surface moment of this tank is 1,250 tonnes-metres, calculate the fluid GM.
(Ans: Fluid GM 0.856 m)

2.

A ship has a displacement of 9,600 tonnes with KM 8.5 metres and KG 7.5 metres. A double-bottom tank of length 18 metres, width 14 metres has a centreline bulkhead. The starboard side of the tank is now filled to a depth of 0.6 metre with an oil of relative density 0.95. Calculate the resultant list.
(Ans: List 1o 29.1 to Starboard)

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A vessel of 8,000 tonnes displacement has a KM of 6.5 metres, KG of 5.7 metres. She is to lift a weight of 40 tonnes from the lower hold, KG 3.0 metres by means of her own lifting derrick whose head is 15 metres above the keel. Calculate the effective GM when discharging this weight if there is a slack tank containing fresh water on board with a transverse moment of inertia of 1,200 m4.
(Ans: Effective GM 0.59 metre)

JBS / MSS

## SP- Singapore Maritime Academy : May 2008

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Singapore Maritime Academy Class 1 & 2 (Deck Officers) Certificate of Competency MA2025 : Ship Stability & Ship Construction Ship Stability Tutorial 4 : List & Free Surface Effect Calculations Question No : 1
A ship has a solid GM of 1.02 metres and displaces 7,600 tonnes when a tank is partly filled with oil of RD 0.850. If the free surface moment of this tank is 1,250 tonnes-metres, calculate the fluid GM.

## 1.02 1,250.00 7600

m tonnes-metres tonnes

## ( ) GM (Solid) = Free Surface Correction (FSC) =

1.02000 0.16447

m m

GM (Fluid) =

0.85553

Singapore Maritime Academy Class 1 & 2 (Deck Officers) Certificate of Competency MA2025 : Ship Stability & Ship Construction Ship Stability Tutorial 4 : List & Free Surface Effect Calculations
Question No : 2

A ship has a displacement of 9,600 tonnes with KM 8.5 metres and KG 7.5 metres. A double bottom tank of length double-bottom 18 metres, width 14 metres has a centreline bulkhead. The starboard side of the tank is now filled to a depth of 0.6 metre with an oil of relative density 0.95. Calculate the resultant list.

## Volume x density 75.6 x 0.95 71.82000 tonnes

Taking Moment About the Keel: Items Initial Displacement Fill fluid of RD 0.95 in DB tank (S) Final Displacement Weights 9,600.00000 71.82000 9,671.82000 Final Moment KG or Kg 7.50 0.30 Vertical Moments 72,000.00000 21.54600 72,021.54600

Final Moment Final KG = Final Displacement 72,021.54600 = Final KG = Final KM = Final GM = 7.44653 7 44653 m 8.50000 m 1.05347 m 9,671.82000

Taking Moment About the Centreline: Items p Initial Displacement Fill fluid of RD 0.95 in DB tank (S) Final Displacement Weights , 9,600.00000 71.82000 9,671.82000 Distance Off Centreline 3.50000 Final Moment Listing Moments ( Port - | Stbd + ) 251.37000 251.37000

GG1 =

## Final Moment Final Displacement

251.37000 9,671.82000

0.02599 m

Tan List =

GG1 GM

= = =

## 0.02599 1.05347 0.02467

1.41 o

Starboard

Singapore Maritime Academy Class 1 & 2 (Deck Officers) Certificate of Competency MA2025 : Ship Stability & Ship Construction Ship Stability Tutorial 4 : List & Free Surface Effect Calculations Question No : 3
A vessel of 8,000 tonnes displacement has a KM of 6.5 metres, KG of 5.7 metres. She is to lift a weight of 40 tonnes from the lower hold, KG 3.0 metres by means of her own lifting derrick whose head is 15 metres above the keel. Calculate the effective GM when discharging this weight if there is a slack tank containing 4 fresh water on board with a transverse moment of inertia of 1,200 m .
Taking Moment Ab t th K l T ki M t About the Keel: Items Initial Displacement Discharged Weight from LH Suspend Weight at Derrick Head Final Displacement Weights 8,000.00 40.00 40.00 8,000.00 8 000 00 KG or Kg 5.70 3.00 15.00 Final Moment Vertical Moments 45,600.00 120.00 600.00 46,080.00 46 080 00

Final Moment Final KG = Final Displacement 46,080.00 = 8,000.00 Final KG = Final KM = Final GM (Solid) = 5.76000 6.50000 0.74000 m m m

## 1200 m4 8,000.00 tonnes

FSM FSC = Final Displacement 1,200.00 = 8,000.00 FSC = Final GM (Solid) = 0.15 m 0.74000 m

Final GM (Fluid) =

0.59 m