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published by John T. Everett
This website on oil tankers explains how their size is a consequence of how their volume and surface area scale up. A cross-section diagram shows how the relative size of oil tankers has grown from the 1950s to the 1990s. Limiting factors on the size of tankers are also discussed.
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photo credit:  Auke Visser's International Super Tankers This resource was a Physics To Go feature from August 16, 2007 until September 1, 2007. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2007
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Keywords: weight, Oil tanker, buoyancy, geometry, shipping, volume surface area ratio
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 12, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Jul 20, 2007 by Ed Lee
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AIP Format
(2007), WWW Document, (http://www.oceansatlas.org/unatlas/uses/transportation_telecomm/maritime_trans/shipworld/tanker_pas/oil/oil.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
Oil Tankers (2007), <http://www.oceansatlas.org/unatlas/uses/transportation_telecomm/maritime_trans/shipworld/tanker_pas/oil/oil.htm>.
APA Format
Oil Tankers. (2007, June 12). Retrieved September 2, 2014, from http://www.oceansatlas.org/unatlas/uses/transportation_telecomm/maritime_trans/shipworld/tanker_pas/oil/oil.htm
Chicago Format
. Oil Tankers. June 12, 2007. http://www.oceansatlas.org/unatlas/uses/transportation_telecomm/maritime_trans/shipworld/tanker_pas/oil/oil.htm (accessed 2 September 2014).
MLA Format
Oil Tankers. 2007. 12 June 2007. 2 Sep. 2014 <http://www.oceansatlas.org/unatlas/uses/transportation_telecomm/maritime_trans/shipworld/tanker_pas/oil/oil.htm>.
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