con deffs 81-120

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Marc Pottey Ships construction definitions 81-120 81. Carling (carlines)- One of the short timbers running fore and aft that connect the transverse beams supporting the deck of a ship 82. casing casting- the extra case or bulkhead built around a ship’s stacks, engine room, or boilers to protect the rest of the ship from heat 83. cast iron- a iron alloy with low melting point, good fluidity, cast-ability, excellent machine-ability and wear resistance, cast iron have become widely used for pipes and machine parts 84. Caulk (materials)- fibers of cotton, and oakum, which consists of pieces of hemp fiber, soaked in pine tar. These fibers are driven into the wedge shaped seam between planks. Today’s caulk is made of chemicals that when dry are flexible to deal with stresses on a ship. 85. Cavitation- term for bubbles causing voids in a liquid 86. Center of buoyancy- the center of gravity of the water that the hull displaces 87. Center of gravity- it remains fix in the center of the ship because it depends on ships
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course MT 2141 taught by Professor Christensen during the Fall '07 term at Mass Maritime.

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