design waterline

design waterline

[di¦zīn ′wȯd·ər‚līn]
(naval architecture)
The waterline on a ship when it is floating freely at rest in still water in its normally loaded condition. Abbreviated DWL.
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n]) Where: n = number of intervals (must be an even number of equally spaced intervals, resulting in an odd number of sections) h = interval length (either section spacing or waterline increments) A = area below design waterline (section or waterplane)

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