GHS FAQ

 

Basic Hydrostatics & Stability Questions
File Title Updated
QA120 Using ground points for an ice breaker case
jan-03
QA071 The correct use of the HMMT command.

apr-98

QA058 Can GHS calculate the ground reactions only with given ground points?

mar-98

QA067 Displacement in a damaged condition: Status Report.

mar-98

QA068 Origin Depth and draft, an explaination.

mar-98

QA055 Running the RA command against Limits.

mar-98

QA057 Using the ADD and GROUND commands to define ground reaction.

mar-98

QA033 Can progressive flooding be simulated?

dic-97

QA025 Displacement in Curves of Form is incomplete.

dic-97

QA021 Does RAH /FSM change the equilibrium angle?

dic-97

QA035 How is deflection modeled?

dic-97

QA022 Proper use of the SOLVE with the RA command.

dic-97

QA032 What about grain heeling moments?

dic-97

QA029 Why does trim not always equal aftD - fwdD ?

dic-97

QA020 The GHS and HS commands - How do they differ?

nov-97

QA002 What about stability in various directions other than the beam?

nov-97

 

 

Error Messages & Conditions
File Title Updated
QA007 "Corrupt Data" error when reading geometry files.

nov-97

QA004 How to avoid the "Need closer angles" error.

nov-97

 

  Geometry & Model Building Questions
File Title Updated
QA066 Fitting appendages to a hull with the required Station Overlap.

mar-98

QA059 Using LOCUS statments to create an unsymmetrical tank.

mar-98

QA069 Using the Arc command in Section Editor

mar-98

QA024 How to fit tanks with a separate 'tweendeck component.

dic-97

QA036 Proper use of the Model Converter /3D parameter.

dic-97

QA006 Adding superstructure, calculating buoyancy & effect of flooding.

nov-97

QA012 Assigning permeability to deducting components.

nov-97

QA013 Buoyancy of timber on deck.

nov-97

QA015 Can you create a hull with Part Maker?

nov-97

QA018 Does GHS do interpolations on the geometry model?

nov-97

QA001 How to combine two geometry models (for example, Barge + Rig).

nov-97

QA039 How to make floodable superstructure.

nov-97

QA044 Should a bulb be integral with the hull component?

nov-97

QA010 What is the difference between Parts and Components?

nov-97

 

  Load Editor & GHS LM Questions
File Title Updated
QA047 Is GLM suitable for Container Ships

dic-97

 

  Maximum VCG & Stability criterion Questions
File Title Updated
QA070 Setting the Maximum VCG before running the RA command.

mar-98

QA028 What do "P" and "F" mean in the attained limits.

dic-97

QA041 About LIMIT with three terminating angles.

nov-97

QA017 How to vary the limit on area under righting arm curve.

nov-97

QA019 MAXVCG with center of gravity off centerline.

nov-97

QA009 MAXVCG with Passenger Crowding.

nov-97

 

  Probabilistic Damage Questions
File Title Updated
QA040 Maximum RA in DAMSTAB vs. RAH

dic-97

 

  System Questions
File Title Updated
QA053 Developing a calculation macro

mar-98

QA014 Usng a macro to semplify a run file

nov-97

QA011 What is a run file?

nov-97

QA005 When do new pages start?

nov-97

 

  Tanks & Free Surface Questions
File Title Updated
QA048 Differences between Flooded and Damaged tanks.

mar-98

QA050 Finding The exact ullage at zero volume.

mar-98

QA056 Free surface moments in GHS.

mar-98

QA049 Including Free Surface in tank volumes.

mar-98

QA008 Does FSM affect the equilibrium angle?

nov-97

QA021 Specifying FSM for the RA command.

nov-97

 

  Wind & Wave Questions
File Title Updated
QA016 Wind Heeling for Drilling Units

nov-97

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