SNAME: Training & Continuing Education Opportunities

(Press Release)
Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Society of Naval Architects and Engineers (SNAME) has announced the schedule of pre-meeting training courses and continuing education opportunities in conjunction with the SNAME 2012 Annual Meeting and Expo, October 22-26 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

 

Early registration discounts of up to $US200 are available until September 15.

 

PRE-ANNUAL MEETING EXTERNAL TRAINING COURSES -Training Opportunities at the SNAME Annual Meeting and Expo October 22-24, 2012
 

 

SNAME is hosting a program of training courses to run in the days immediately prior to the SNAME Annual Meeting at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. This opportunity is offered to companies who regularly provide training courses to Naval Architects, Marine and Ocean Engineers for the Monday and Tuesday prior to the Annual Meeting and Expo.

"General GHS Training" - Creative Systems
Instructor: Lucas Hart
Contact John Christian, Support@ghsport.com
"An Introduction to LNG for Naval Architects and Marine Engineers" – DNV
Instructor: Tony Teo
Contact Cynthia Ervin, Cynthia.Ervin@dnv.com
"Introduction to Dry Docking" - Joe Stiglich
Instructor: Joe Stiglich
Contact Joe Stiglich, jstiglich@aol.com
COURSES FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT
Opportunities at the SNAME Annual Meeting and Expo
Wednesday, October 24, 8:00am – 5:00pm

 

Course 1: Ship Cost Estimating for Engineers
Instructor: Professor Thomas Lamb
This workshop will introduce engineers to the total fabric of ship cost estimating including Factors Influencing Ship Cost and Cost Growth, Cost Estimating & Industrial Analysis, Shipbuilding Cost Drivers, difference between Cost and Price, Learning Curve, Marine Cost Estimating, Parametric Cost Estimates, Detailed Cost Estimating and Cost Risk Analysis.
 

Course 2: Early Phase Ship Design
Instructors: Sean Walsh & Ben Capuco
This course is an overview of the early stage ship-design process, encompassing feasibility studies and preliminary design to show how an integrated ship design is developed, starting with a statement of the owner's requirements, proceeding through the development and refinement of the requirements by means of ship feasibility studies and, finally, to the development a fully integrated preliminary design that satisfies all requirements. Topics addressed include preliminary performance studies, ship synthesis models; hull, machinery, combat systems, and systems engineering analyses, trade-off studies, design integration; and notes on the design of specific ship types, including high-performance ships. The course is of value to engineers new to the field in ship design or already working in the field but not familiar with the early-stage design process.
 

Course 3: General Arrangements
Instructor: H. David Kaysen
The SNAME General Arrangements course is a systems engineering approach to ship arrangements and a general summation of current trends in ship design. The course spans activities from planning and preliminary design to detail design and construction. While many types of military, scientific and commercial ship types will be addressed, the course is biased toward naval surface combatant design.
 

Course 4: An Introduction to Parametric Tools for Rapid Small Craft Design Solutions
Instructor: Jay Jeffries
This course will introduce participants to the approach of using specific software packages in combination to rapidly investigate early design options so as to arrive at a suitable concept, ready for design execution using parametric techniques. Workshop participants are encouraged to bring a PC laptop so that hands-on experience is gained with several software packages.


To register for the SNAME 2012 annual meeting and expo, view the conference schedule, get expo exhibitor information and learn about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.sname.org/2012AnnualMeeting or contact Alana Anderson, Director of Events, 1+201.499.5066 or alana@sname.org. Corporate discounts are available for registering 10 or more company attendees.
Special room rates are available until September 30. For hotel reservations, visit www.sname.org/2012AnnualMeeting/Hotel. For travel discounts, visit www.sname.org/2012AnnualMeeting/Travel.


 

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Catamaran Passenger Ferries Delivered in Angola

Incat Crowther announced the delivery a pair of 30m catamaran passenger ferries, Macôco and Panguila, to Instituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola. The vessels, built by Astilleros Armon in Spain,

Offshore Oil: Lamprell Completes Caspian Sea Drilling Unit

UAE-based Lamprell said that it completed construction of the second Caspian Sea jackup drilling rig, Mercury, for service in the Caspian Sea.   "I am delighted

TRIYARDS Buys into Aluminium Shipbuilding Expertise

TRIYARDS Holdings Limited, an offshore vessel fabrication and engineering solutions provider to the oil and gas (O&G) industry, has added new capabilities, products

Ship Repair & Conversion

Mitsubishi Super Skiving System

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed development of the "Mitsubishi Super Skiving System" for machining internal gears with high speed and outstanding precision.

Messer to Debut MetalMaster Xcel

Messer Cutting Systems said it has answered the call from manufacturers that have been demanding a faster, more accurate way of producing cut parts. Messer’s

Rolls-Royce Expands in the Canary Islands

Rolls-Royce announced it has signed a cooperation agreement with the Astican Shipyard in Las Palmas, Canary Islands that it said will enhance the service capabilities

Education/Training

NMRA Awards Scholarship to Yacht Design Students

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) awarded two scholarships to students pursuing careers in the field. Noah Luff of Ventura, California is one

Ocean Training Launches Blended Learning Course

Major revisions to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (The STCW Convention) came into force in 2012.

Navico Acquires MARIS; Expands Portfolio

Navico Holding AS, parent company to the Simrad brand of navigational marine electronics, has reached an agreement to acquire MARIS (Maritime Information Systems A/S) from The Grieg Group.

CAD/CAM

Northrop Grumman Sponsors Maritime RobotX Challenge

Northrop Grumman Corporation is expanding its support for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education across the globe by sponsoring the Maritime RobotX Challenge in Singapore, Oct.

SSI's PublisherLT Webinar Postponed

Due to illness of one of the presenters, SSI's free webinar on its EnterprisePlatform PublisherLT software has been postponed by one week to Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8 a.

Barging Right into LNG

A raft of new and innovative concepts for LNG barge missions hits the market, in North America and across the pond, as well. Industry gears up for the soon-to-come need for bunkering,

Naval Architecture

New Standard for LNG Cargo Containment Systems

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) said it has successfully completing the gas trial for the first LNG carrier built to a Boil Off Rate (BOR) of 0.08% per day.

Performance by Design: Hydrodynamics for High-Speed Vessels

The new book “Performance by Design: Hydrodynamics for High-Speed Vessels” will be introduced on October 30 at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Donald L.

NMRA Awards Scholarship to Yacht Design Students

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) awarded two scholarships to students pursuing careers in the field. Noah Luff of Ventura, California is one

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1015 sec (10 req/sec)