Centre of flotation

Centre of flotation

What is centre of flotation? It is the centroid  (the centre of mass of a geometric object of uniform density) of the water plane area.The centre of flotation is denoted by using two terms; -Longitudinal centre of flotation, & -Transverse centre of...
What is Pivot Point?

What is Pivot Point?

What is Pivot Point? Pivot point means the center of any rotational system.It is very vital to know the location of the pivot point as the ship handling depends greatly on knowing the location of the same.The pivot point is not a fixed point.It changes the location...