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Old 09-20-2012
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Re: Moment curves

Originally Posted by SloopJonB View Post
That's the way it struck me - a bizarre mathematical construct to serve a somewhat similar purpose to the buttock lines on a hull drawing
If that's indeed what it is - how do you get that from the lines drawing? That's what I'd like to know...

I was hoping it might tell me something about stability, AVS, that sort of thing.. but maybe that comes from some other part of the design??
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