Stability Calculations: The Inclining Experiment

Oro World 25 minutes

This course introduces the inclining experiment and the way of calculating the lightship displacement. Learners will understand how to set up and conduct the experiment as well as calculate the lightship displacement from the results.

In this course, we will introduce and explain the inclining experiment. How to conduct and monitor the experiment are key elements that will be covered, there will be an example of the lightship displacement calculation. Finally, you will be tested on your knowledge with an assessment.

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Oro World

Oro World is a Maritime Training Consultancy firm, specialising in academic education and training courses with a worldwide audience. With over 20 years in the industry; experience at a host of ranks and for multiple flag states and sailing on container, tanker, passenger, and government vessels, we have seen much of the seagoing industry. Add to that experience ashore in dry-docks, teaching in merchant navy colleges, and working on SMS and procedure updates post-MLC, we are able to bring a wealth of experience to your studies.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 25 minutes
  5. Intended for: All officers on merchant ships.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of the International Loadline Convention requirements.