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it really is a vital software for undergraduates and nationwide vocational scholars of naval structure, maritime stories, ocean and offshore engineering, and this mixed hardback model might be of serious tips to practicing marine engineers and naval architects.

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The final 1 indicates that the safety equipment, anchors and cables are as required. Other provisos to the classification are often added. The maintenance of these standards is an important function of Lloyd's Register who require surveys of a specified thoroughness at stated intervals by the Society's surveyors. Failure to conform may result in removal of the ship from class and a consequent reduction in its value. The total impartiality of the Society is its great strength. It is also empowered to allot load line (see Chapter 5) certificates to ships, to ensure that they are adhered to and, as agents for certain foreign governments, to assess tonnage measurement and to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

Failure to conform may result in removal of the ship from class and a consequent reduction in its value. The total impartiality of the Society is its great strength. It is also empowered to allot load line (see Chapter 5) certificates to ships, to ensure that they are adhered to and, as agents for certain foreign governments, to assess tonnage measurement and to ensure compliance with safety regulations. Over 1000 surveyors, scattered all over the world, carry out the required surveys, reporting to headquarters in London or other national centres where the classification of the ships are considered.

It does not matter where the perpendiculars are, provided that they are precise and fixed for the ship's life, that they embrace most of the underwater portion and that there are no serious discontinuities between them. The after perpendicular (AP) is frequently taken through the axis of the rudder stock or the intersection of the LWL and transom profile. If the point is sharp enough, it is sometimes better taken at the after cut up or at a place in the vicinity where there is a discontinuity in the ship's shape.

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