Excerpt from Transactions of the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland (Incorporated), Vol. 28: Twenty-Eighth Session, 1884-85 Papers read. Address by the President, Prof. James Thomson, c.e., I.L.D F. R.s., On Approximation to Curves of Stability from Data. For Known Ships. (discussion.) By Messrs F. P. Purvis and Kindermann. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.