What are the differences between the MAXVCG command and the SOLVE MAXGCG command?


1. MAXVCG ignores tank loads since it must produce curves where the displacement varies. SOLVE MAXVCG respects tank loads since it is concerned only with one condition.

2. MAXVCG assumes TCG=0 since the curves are meant to apply to all loadings over the displacement range. SOLVE MAXVCG uses the existing TCG.

3. MAXVCG /TRIM (which is the default) adjusts LCG as well as VCG in order to keep the specified initial trim. SOLVE MAXVCG only changes the VCG.

4. MAXVCG produces a report but leaves the CG unchanged after it is through. SOLVE MAXVCG does not produce a report but it leaves the VCG at the max.

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