structural integrity

  1. A

    How the break-up occurred

    The heavy weight of the engines was causing a bend in Titanic's double bottom. Does this mean the double bottom was weakened and did the breakup start there? this would go perfectly with the V breakup theory, because the double bottom would of held on and water would seep through, causing the...
  2. J

    Slowing Titanic's flooding/sinking

    First off, greetings everyone. Now that I've finished my introduction on another thread, I'd like to pose my first question. Here goes. I seem to recall reading somewhere that the Titanic was capable of opening hatches or something of the sort near her stern. I believe it said they were located...
  3. J

    Why A Low Angle Break by Sam Halpern

    I like this article as it has some of the points I made in the pre-alpha version of mine, I’m still making my new one as of now. This popped up as I was remaking it, and I really like the extra details with the plank. Just one note, everybody says 10-15 degrees while the chart right there...