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Re: Forces on a dockline while docking....

Originally Posted by MedSailor View Post
I used to feel competent with basic Newtonian physics, but now I'm too rusty. Seems like such a simple equation.... 30,000lb boat moving at x knots, stopped by line that stretches x inches....

Anyone able to help with the calculations? Otherwise I'll just grossly overbuild everything like I always do.
E=Mc\2 ?

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