Structure Design

  • Liang Yun
  • Alan Bliault
  • Huan Zong Rong


So far in this book we have discussed the different configurations of multihull vessels from the point of view of their form, stability, resistance, and motions in waves. Once we have defined the desirable form, the question is how to create the structure that will support the payload and resist the forces that the environment will apply to it. Our purpose with this chapter is to give a summary of the issues connected with the design of a multihull structure, including how this links to the hydrostatic and dynamic analyses and building from the initial estimates of the synthesis in Chap.  7.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liang Yun
    • 1
  • Alan Bliault
    • 2
  • Huan Zong Rong
    • 1
  1. 1.Marine Design and Research Institute of ChinaShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Naval ArchitectSolaNorway

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