General HydroStatics
Ship Stability Software
Command of the Week
(New or interesting aspects of GHS that you may not know about)


DECKEDGE is a Part Maker command that is useful for marking the deck edge location over the whole hull or a range of sections.

DECKEDGE (name) loc1, loc2

The parameter in parenthesis names the component within the geometry model on which a deck edge is to be defined. Typically this would be (HULL\HULL.C).

Since the precise location of the deck edge has an effect on the outcome of certain stability calculations, it appears for verification as a line in SE/DISPLAY, best seen in the rotated view:

Also for your hardcopy documentation it appears in the DISPLAY PRINT report:

See COW91 for more on DISPLAY PRINT.

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