Answer to Question #172109 in Mechanical Engineering for Shahul

Question #172109

Define Metacenter and Metacentric height


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2021-03-18T03:37:22-0400

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Meta centre (M) :

Meta centre of a stable floating body defined as the point about which the body will start to oscillate when it is displaced from its mean stable equilibrium position.


Metacentric height(GM):

Metacentric height is defined as the distance between metacentre(M) to centere of gravity(G) of floating body.



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