Barge Design Tutorial

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In this tutorial students will be designing the longitudinal structure of a barge.

A barge is a flat-bottomed vessel used to transport heavy goods.

A long and slender barge can be treated as a beam with a constant cross section with external forces acting on it. These forces will include; cargo loads, weight of the barge and the buoyancy force.