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Angle of heel

  1. Mar 18, 2008 #1
    Can anyone tell what the angle of heel means?
    (how to calculate it in a barge with a crane)
     
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  3. Mar 18, 2008 #2

    russ_watters

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    That's how far from upright the barge is inclined. You don't calculate it, you measure it. Most ships have an inclinometer on them and I'd think a barge with a crane on it would have one too. http://www.riekerinc.com/
     
  4. Mar 19, 2008 #3
    thanks
     
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