A plan showing the seams and butts, thickness and associated welding or riveting of all plates comprising the shell plating, framing, etc.


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MULTIPLE PIECE RATE PLAN

A wage incentive plan wherein increasingly higher unit pay rates are given to the worker as his productivity increases.

JOB FACTOR

An essential job element which provides a basis for selecting and training employees and establishing the wage plan for the job. Also known as job characteristic.

CAPACITY PLAN

A plan outlining the spaces available for fuel, cargo, ballast, fresh water, etc, with guides on weight and volume for spaces at various drafts and displacements

HOUR-GLASS EFFECT

A radarscope phenomenon which appears as a constriction or expansion of the display near the center of the plan position indicator, which can be caused by a nonlinear time base or the sweep plot starting on the radar indicator at the same instant as the transmission of the pulse. The phenomenon is most apparent when in narrow rivers or close to shore.

BASIN

1. A depression of the sea floor approximately equidimensional in plan view and of variable extent. 2. An area of water surrounded by quay walls, usually created or enlarged by excavation, large enough to receive one or more ships for a specific purpose. 3. An area of land which drains into a lake or sea through a river and its tributaries. 4. A nearly land-locked area of water leading off an inlet, firth, or sound.

CHART COMPARISON UNIT

An optical device used to superimpose the plan position indicator radar picture on a navigational chart.

CENTERING CONTROL

On a radar indicator, a control used to place the sweep origin at the center of the plan position indicator

DELAYED PLAN POSITION INDICATOR

A plan position indicator on which the start of the sweep is delayed so that the center represents a selected range. This allows distant targets to be displayed on a larger-scale presentation.

EXPANDED CENTER PPI DISPLAY

A plan position indicator display on which zero range corresponds to a ring around the center of the display. expanded sweep.

LOAD WATERLINE

The line on the lines plan of a ship, representing the intersection of the ships form with the plane of the water surface when the ship is floating at the summer freeboard draft or at the designed draft. Also called marks

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