It is the minimum temperature at which enough vapours are produced to bring about a momentary flash when a source of ignition is introduced.
There are two methods for finding flash point:
on radar it must have a constant speed .and by checking the aspect..
i said its regulation,he said thts ok but why, i said for people working in fwd area,then he said do u know normalyy how a ship breaks and sinks,then i came to know wht he wants.in sinking normally aft goes first in water so u stuill have time in fwd to inflate it(as per him).
i told as per annex 6,sufficient time before so that previous fuel fully drains from the system, he insisted on amount of hours,when i was helpless i told him 2 to 3 hours on my ship.then he said who is incharge of changover,i said chief engineer,thyen he said its simple then u have to ask him how many hours notice he wants.
refer to FFA plan of ship which type n what size extinguisher to be placed where.
i said i will try to immobilise finger by putting a support under finger and apply bandage, and to counter pain an analgesic.bcz its a fracture,he will be in extreme pain so he asked which analgesic wil u give,i said morphine is best in this case after referring to intl. medical guide
i said its loadicator,he said ok what does it show i said SF and BM curves,then he asked how much is allowed,i said its mentioned in stability booklet permissible limits in different conditions.then he asked which stresses are predominant in port and which in sea,the answer is about static and dynamic stresses.
in no case you can allow him to enter inside,he has to hold grab lines or some other thing outside of boat.