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trim by stern
trim by stern[′trim bī ′stərn]
That condition of trim in which a vessel inclines aft so that its actual plane of flotation is not coincident with or parallel to its designed plane of flotation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The effect on resistance is varying during stern trim and optimum trim point is 0.02 m trim by stern
. The study of viscous and wave making components reveals that viscous resistance changes slightly with change in trim whereas trim has a dominant effect on wave making resistance.