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

DB Cranes and GetCranes
(Requires GHS version 17.00 or later)

(Use the command DB Update to get the latest version of the Data Base software.)

DB Cranes is a dialog analogous to the DB Loads and DB Lightship dialogs.

The Crane buttons bring up the configuration dialogs.

The Case button brings up a dialog for collecting case parameters -- similar in function to the SetCrane dialog.

In summary, DB Cranes is a convenient working dialog for configuring cranes and defining cases. Whether you prefer to use commands or work within dialogs, the Data Base provides both.

DB GetCranes is analogous to GetLoad and GetLightShip. The plural is used because GetCranes retrieves a case from each crane if more than one crane exists.

Here is the result from DB GetCranes "deck xfer".

The command for making a crane condition from existing crane weights is PutCraneCond where you give the condition number/name followed by a case number/name for each crane. (The first two parameters are for defining the condition so that both number and name can be given.)

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