Ship Stability Software
Command of the Week
(New or interesting aspects of GHS that you may not know about)
CONTENTS (part 1)
The CONTENTS command assigns a density value to one or more target tanks.
CONTENTS (FODT1.P) "FUEL OIL" 0.87
assigns the specific gravity 0.87 and attaches the contents description "FUEL OIL" to the tank named FODT1.P. Or equivalently,
CONTENTS (FODT1.P) "FUEL OIL"
assuming the default specific gravity associated with "FUEL OIL" is acceptable, or
CONTENTS (FODT1.P) FO
making use of a standard abbreviation for fuel oil.
As with other commands dealing with tanks, abbreviated tank names can be used, which allows targeting all tank names that begin the same. For example,
CONTENTS (FO*) "FUEL OIL" 0.87
Multiple tank names and tank-group names can be given as well.
Some of the CONTENTS command features:
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