General Hydrostatics (GHS): The de facto standard software for hydrostatics and stability in the USA. When I started my career, day two of my new job involved GHS. My boss dropped the manual on my desk (I remember the audible thud from the landing), and he commanded, “Read this. Learn GHS.” How? That is like learning English by reading the dictionary!
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Reports are how we control the output formatting from GHS. Because presentation matters! Everything from the title on the page down to the colors of the report output. Learn how to master them all.
What is the draft, the trim? What is the ship’s current displacement? Show me the loading conditions? GHS yields answers to all this and more, for those who know how to ask the right question.