midship section

midship section

[′mid‚ship ‚sek·shən]
(naval architecture)
A drawing of the cross section of a ship halfway between the intersections of its stem and stern with the design waterline.
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An 85-ton midship section was built and inserted, with work to split and extend the vessel finished in three days.
where: [x'.sub.a]--the distance from the aerodynamic center to the pivot point of the ship, which in case of the ship moving back, is located about 0.3 L to the stern of the ship midship section; [x'.sub.p]--the distance from the ship propeller to the pivot point of the ship; [x'.sub.0]--the distance from the point adding force to the ship hull to the pivot point of the ship accepting the hull as a 'wing'; [x'.sub.T]--the distance from the fixing point of the tug line to the pivot point of the ship; [q.sub.T]--the angle of the course in tug pulling.
"The Hull BUG autonomously groomed and removed biofilm from an area on the port midship section of the hull in a preprogrammed pattern," he said.
We are enjoying the Norwegian Wind's first cruise since it was sawn in two to have a midship section added, stretching it to more than 750ft and giving it a palatial and spacious feeling inside.