Displacement

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trev
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Displacement

Postby trev » Mon Mar 28, 2016 11:19 pm

Does anyone know a simple way of measuring, or better still calculating, the displacement of a boat?

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Mavanier
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Re: Displacement

Postby Mavanier » Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:27 am

Ask the crane driver?

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ash
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Re: Displacement

Postby ash » Tue Mar 29, 2016 9:33 am

A big bath, and a friend called Archimedes.

More seriously, if you access to a drawing of her lines, then you could calculate.

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