SNAME Papers, Annual Meeting & Expo

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Technical papers on a wide range of ship design and production topics will be presented during the Society of Naval Architects and Engineers (SNAME) Annual Meeting and Expo, October 21-23 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Early registration discounts of up to $200 are available until September 23.

Abstracts of all 2009 technical papers can be viewed at: The full text of each paper will be available online to registered attendees.

• Study of Power Augmented Ram Vehicles
• Reduction of Wave Resistance of Displacement Vessels by Waterline Parabolization
• Reduction of frictional resistance by unconventional techniques
• Comparisons between Hullform and Propulsor Combinations for a High-Speed Sealift Ship
• Numerical Optimization Methods for Ship Design

• Physics-Based Modeling of Ship Replenishment at Sea Using Distributed Simulation
• Suction, Seiche, and Wash Effects of Passing Ships in Ports

Container Ships
• Motion Simulation of Container Stacks on Deck
• Techno-Environmental Features of Baby Neo-Panamax Container Ships
• Breakwaters on Containerships: Case Study to Estimate Loads and Strengths

Ship Structure
• Efficient Methods for Direct Calculation of Slamming Loads and Ship Hull Responses

• Composite Rigging for Large Sailing Superyachts
• Alternative Design Preliminary Analysis for Fire Safety of Composite Superstructures
• Ultimate Strength and Optimization of Aluminum Extrusions
• The Benefits and Cost Impact of Aluminum Naval Ship Structure
• Titanium-Attributes, Benefits, Use and Applications in the Marine Market

Marine Engineering
• Fuel Cell-Hybrid Systems to Generate Shipboard Electrical Power
• Survey of Emissions Control Systems
• Safe Return to Port – Challenges Ahead for Passenger Ship Design

Sailing Vessels
• Composite Rigging for Large Sailing Superyachts
• Operator Guidance Based on Assessing the Wind-Heel Angle Relationship of Traditionally-Rigged Sailing Vessels

Ship Production Symposium
• Genoa Design International’s Lean Project Plan Update
• Construction of a Preliminary Simulation System for Real-Time Prediction of Ship Ballasting Process
• Performing Detailed Design Reviews of a U.S. Navy Surface Combatant within an Integrated Data Environment
• Can RFID be Successfully Used in Shipbuilding?
• Two Approaches To Scheduling Outfitting Processes In Shipbuilding?
• Modern Laser Scanning Techniques for Marine Vessel Construction and Repair
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• NSRP-US Navy Initiatives to Reduce the Costs of Painting Navy Ships
• Titanium-Attributes, Benefits, Use and Applications in the Marine Market
• Transforming the Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Project Environment
• Enabling the Virtual Navy Enterprise


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