During the period since Titanic’s discovery in 1985 there have also been significant improvements in naval architecture hydrostatic calculations and structural analysis capabilities through advances in computer technologies that include better specialized software as well as improvements in computer hardware. Combining these advances in computer technologies with recent knowledge gained from the scientific expeditions to the wreck site has provided additional insight into the sinking of the RMS Titanic as well as other famous ship losses and hull failures The significant growth in size of these early passenger ships led to high stresses in the upper decks and deck houses and subsequent hull cracking.

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