SNAME Announces Pre-Meeting Training Courses

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Friday, August 16, 2013

The Society of Naval Architects and Engineers (SNAME) has scheduled six pre-meeting training courses to run in the days immediately prior to the SNAME 2013 Annual Meeting and Expo, November 6-8 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, Washington. Early registration discounts of up to $200 are available until October 14.

This opportunity is offered to companies who regularly provide training courses to Naval Architects, Marine and Ocean Engineers.

HydroComp NavCad "Best Practices" Training Course

Instructor: Don MacPherson
Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Don't miss this one-day training course for active users of NavCad, HydroComp’s software for ship resistance and propulsion. The focus of the course will be to introduce and review "best practices" for experienced and novice users of NavCad.

For more information, contact HydroComp, Inc.
1+ 603-868-3344
info@hydrocomp.com
www.hydrocompinc.com/navcadbestpractices

DNV - An introduction to LNG for Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Course
Instructors: Peter Noble (Noble Associates LLC), Tony Teo (DNV) and Timothy E. Meyers (USCG)
Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Fees: $295 each, refreshments and lunch will be included

Although Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) has been transported by sea for over 50 years, there has been a rapid expansion in that trade in recent times and new initiatives such as LNG fueled ships and Floating LNG Production, Storage and Off-take Systems are raising interest among naval architects, marine and ocean engineers. This short course is designed to give experienced and young professionals an introduction to key elements in the design, engineering, construction and operation of LNG ships and offshore systems.

For more information, contact Cynthia Ervin
Cynthia.Ervin@dnv.com
1+281-396-1720
To register, visit www.dnvusa.com/services/training/TrainingInNA/IntroLNGforNavalArchitects2013.asp

Numeca International – FINE™/Marine “CFD for Naval Architects” Workshop

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

This one-day workshop will provide an introduction to FINE/Marine, the only CFD tool dedicated solely to marine hydrodynamic applications. Attendees will be able to see for themselves, how FINE/Marine, guides the user through the CFD solution process, from start to finish. All the components are wrapped up in a naval architecture-oriented interface from CAD, to meshing, solving and automated results viewing.

For more information, contact: Rebecca Watrous
rebecca.watrous@numeca.com
1+415-558-8483

ABS - "An Introduction to Arctic Engineering"

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fee: $295 per person, refreshments and lunch will be included

The exploration for resources and marine transportation in the Arctic region are becoming increasingly viable and correspondingly the interest in research and commercial exploitation has been steadily rising. This requires vessels, offshore structures and their equipment to be designed to operate in ice covered waters in high latitude, low temperature environments. This introductory course will provide participants with a view of up-to-date Arctic marine and offshore activities, regulatory issues in the Arctic, Arctic environments and ship-ice interaction, performance of ice capable ships, ice strengthening design standards, design and operational considerations for low temperature environments, design-assessment procedures for direct calculation and offshore structures in the Arctic.

For more information, contact James Bond
jbond@eagle.org
To view the schedule, click here (PDF)

Creative Systems - General GHS Training Course

Date: Monday, November 4 - Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

This is a beginning to intermediate level course for naval architects, salvors and others whose work requires the use of the GHS software. Topics include: Section Editor, Part Maker and Model Converter Modules; basic concept and principles; model building; run files; GHS commands and the command language including macros and variables; creating tables and graphs; load conditions; stability criteria; intact and damage stability; wind heeling moments; free surface issues; longitudinal strength calculations including waves; tank characteristics and tables; floodable lengths; introduction to Load Editor; and possibly time for last day topics from students.

For more information, contact John Christian
support@ghsport.com

CD-adapco - The Virtual Tow Tank

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

The aim of this one day short course is to teach the techniques needed to conduct accurate and efficient marine simulations using computational fluid dynamics. The course is structured as a combination of lectures, demonstrations and workshops (tutorials). Best practices for meshing and analysis of stationary and multi-degree-of-freedom (DOF) free-surface applications are emphasized and demonstrated. Attendees will leave the short course having constructed a model of a typical ship geometry and set up a resistance analysis. Examples will also be shown of calculating sinkage and trim, seakeeping and the modeling and analysis of propellers.

For more information, contact Bryant Aliaga
Bryant.Aliaga@cd-adapco.com

To register for the SNAME 2013 Annual Meeting and Expo, view the conference schedule, get expo information and learn about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.sname.org/2013AnnualMeeting or contact Alana Anderson, Director of Events, 1+201.499.5066 or alana@sname.org.

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers is an internationally recognized nonprofit, technical, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. Founded in 1893, the Society comprises over 8,000 individuals throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. Membership is open to all qualified applicants in or associated with the maritime, offshore and small craft industries.

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