to fit tanks with a separate 'tweendeck component
I am endeavoring to make tanks with the hull definition
of this vessel, which contains a large Tween Deck that spans the
complete length of the vessel.
The hull part definition contains both the main hull component up
to two deck, plus the Tween Deck component. I thought that by doing
this (as opposed to just defining the hull up to the main deck only)
that I would be able to use the sheered decks already defined when
defining my tanks in a run file. The run file contains the following
kind of statements:
Read XXX.GF1 Enter PM
Create Hull\TWEENDK.c Locus @ -28 X,X X,X X,X etc. Locus @ 20.4
X,X X,X X,X etc. Locus @ 40.8 X,X X,X X,X etc. Locus @ 420.5 X,X
X,X X,X etc Fit Hull /
This had the effect of creating a component called TWEENDK.C extending
the full length of the ship and thus the file delineates both the
Main Deck and 2 Deck; both decks have sheer.
Problem: How do I install a bulkhead at 32' aft of the F.P. to create
a single Fore Peak Tank extending from keel to the Main Deck? Also,
how do I define a second tank in the Tween Deck space only from
BHD.1 to BHD.2 ?
You have made a good decision in dividing your HULL part into the
two components in order to facilitate the construction of tanks
bounded by the second deck.
1) Make the fore peak tank in two components. Just as your hull
part consists of more than one component, so it is permissible for
a tank part to consist of more than one component. You could proceed
2) The above also reveals the secret for making the 'tween