This subject shows students, having an initial fascination with sailing design, simple tips to design great yachts. Subjects covered feature hydrostatics, transverse stability, plus the incorporation of this design spiral into your working techniques. Computer aided design (CAD) is employed to style the forms of hulls, appendages and decks, and it is an important part of this program. The capstone project inside program could be the Final Design Project by which each pupil designs a sailing yacht, complete in every major respects.
The main product because of this subject may be the content of this book Principals of Yacht Design by Larssson and Eliasson (see further information inside syllabus). All the course lectures are derived from the materials within guide. The figures when you look at the guide which are shown in class ( not reproduced on this web site), contain the important material and their meaning is explained thoroughly through the lecture sessions. Mastery of this product within the book and doing a design task offers the desired and required knowledge.
This program had been originally available in program 13 (division of Ocean Engineering) as 13.734. In 2005, sea manufacturing subjects became section of Course 2 (division of Mechanical Engineering), and this training course was renumbered 2.996.