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#12: Wind Heeling Moment options

GHS has the ability to compute wind heeling moments using a method which produces more realistic results in some cases.

The traditional "lateral plane" method works well when the model is constructed appropriately. Since any overlap of hull or superstructure model elements results in a doubling of the wind plane area where the overlap occurs, the model must be constructed to avoid such overlapping components. Otherwise the resulting heeling moments will be larger than necessary.

The new "Band" method avoids this problem as it combines the contributions from all model components within each model part into one lateral area before computing the wind force. This allows it to produce realistic results even when the overlapping areas are very substantial.

Following is a list of Band-method advantages.
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