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The Largest Man Made Floating Objects in The World

September 3rd, 2013 No comments

THE LARGEST MAN MADE FLOATING OBJECTS IN THE WORLD


 

By : Ririn Sholiha

 

This article will discuss the Largest Man Made Floating Objects in the World , but before , would be helpful to know the meaning of float or floats. Here’s the explanation :

Terms of Floating Objects on the Law of Archimedes are still relevant with regard to the fluid on the terms of floating objects . Here the object is described as having certain conditions in the water or fluid then it can be said that a floating object , if the object meets the requirements :

• The density of objects smaller than the density of the fluid.
• Heavy objects with archimedes style .

If the above requirements are met , any objects that are going to be floating above the water. Then, the question arises why solid objects floating on the surface of the water ?

If you insert a cork into the water, floating cork . Conversely, if you enter a sewing needle or a stone into the water, sewing needles or stone sinks , although the size of the needle or rock smaller than a cork . What factors led to a solid object can float on the water surface ? slope below will explain why.

The force of gravity works on any object that is in the earth’s surface , therefore any body of mass has gravity . If gravity ( w ) solid objects smaller than the buoyant force ( FA ) of water then when solid objects thrown into the water, things move up and float on the water surface.

gambar 1

Objects move up and float on the surface of the water because there is net force or resultant force directed upward acting on the object , where a large net force = buoyant force – gravity.

gambar-2

 

 

 

Σ F =  ρ water  g Vobjet – ρobject g Vobjet
Σ F =  (ρ water  - ρobject) g Vobjet

Description : ρ = density , g = acceleration of gravity , Vobject = volume of object submerged in water ( all the parts of objects submerged in water ) , P = pressure , A = surface area , m = mass of the body .

Based on this equation it can be concluded that the direction of movement of objects submerged in water is affected by the density of objects and the density of water . If the density of water is greater than the mass of the object then the object moves upward once thrown into the water ( floating objects ) .

When the object floating on the water surface , large buoyant force must be equal to the gravity of the object so that the resultant force is zero and the object is in static equilibrium ( stationary objects ) .

FA = w
ρ water  g V1 = ρobject g V2
ρ water  V1 = ρobject V2
ρ water    =  V2
ρobject           V1

Description : ρ = mass density , v1 = volume of object submerged in water , v2 = volume of the object as a whole.

When objects floating on the surface of the water , the volume of the object immersed in water is determined by the volume of the object and the mass ratio of water to the mass of the object . If the object floating on the surface of a liquid other than water the density of water is replaced by the density of the liquid .

Thus had little explanation for why objects can float on water , then any floating objects that have been created by humans , and in the list of the largest man made floating objects in the world . The following information will be given :

Freedom Ship

Regular cruises seem small compared to the largest man-made floating objects in the world are named Freedom Ship .

Freedom Ship is a ship with the concept of ” floating city ” proposed by Norman Nixon of Freedom Ship International . By design has a length of 1400 meters ( 4500 feet ) , width of 230 meters ( 750 feet ) high and 110 meters ( 350 feet ) , Freedom Ship four times the length of the largest cruise ships in the world today Oasis of the Seas .

This includes the design of ships that terkomplit in the world, consisting of luxury apartments , shopping malls , discos , bars and pubs , parks, swimming pools , several sports fields , airports , cinemas and entertainment venues as well as other public facilities in the area of ship 160,000 m² .

Freedom Ship is not just a cruise ship , but in the concept as a ” place to move ” as a place to live, work , rest , travel or just as a place to stop it .

This ship will circumnavigate the world , has facilities such as a terminal for ferry boats , hydrofoil boats and even airplanes to stay or move up from other places from around the world.

Budget to make a super large ships is around six billion U.S. dollars ( 6 billion U.S. $ ) and has now swelled to eleven billion U.S. dollars ( 11 billion U.S. $ ) in 2002 .

container ship

container ship

 

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