Isherwood system


Ish·​er·​wood system
: a technique of ship construction employing large transverse frames widely spaced and light longitudinal members closely spaced

called also longitudinal framing

Word History


after Benjamin F. Isherwood †1915 American naval engineer

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“Isherwood system.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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