MOTOR YACHT DESIGN

MOTOR YACHT DESIGN

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Code
66244
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 9268 YACHT DESIGN (LM-34) LA SPEZIA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-IND/01
LANGUAGE
English
TEACHING LOCATION
LA SPEZIA (YACHT DESIGN)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

This unit provides an overwiew on the design process of motor yachts, including notions regarding high speed craft

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This units aims to complete the student skills in the naval architecture field through the study of advanced topics specifically concerning the preliminary phase of the design.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

This unit aims to complete the student skills in the naval architecture field through the study of topics relevant to high speed craft, namely planing hull forms and surface piercing propellers.

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercises

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Definition of planing.

Resistance components of a planing craft.

Influence of the hull geometrical parameters on motion resistance.

Methods for the trim control of crafts.

Methods for the resistance prediction of a planing hull: systematic series, statistical methods, Savitsky method.

Surface piercing propellers

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Principles of Naval Architecture, SNAME, 1988

SAVITSKY D. “Hydrodynamic Design of Planing Hulls”, Marine Technology, October 1964.

Blount D. L., Fox D.L. “Small Craft Power Prediction”, Marine Technology, Vol. 13, No. 1, Jan 1976.

Savitsky D., Brown P.W. “Procedures for Hydrodynamic Evaluation of Planing Hulls in Smooth and Rough Water”, SNAME, Hampton Road Section paper, November 1975.

Hadler J.B. “The Prediction of Power Performance on Planing Craft”, SNAME Transactions, 1966

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment: email: giorgio.tani@unige.it phone: 010 335 2435

Exam Board

GIORGIO TANI (President)

MICHELE VIVIANI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercises

LESSONS START

As per the official Schedule

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam is oral.

It is based on questions on theory and on the discussion of the student assignment.

Assessment methods

During the exam it will be assessed if the student has acquired the theoretical contents and the techniques illustrated during the lessons and into the class notes.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
14/06/2021 09:00 LA SPEZIA Orale
30/06/2021 09:00 LA SPEZIA Orale
19/07/2021 09:00 LA SPEZIA Orale
15/09/2021 09:00 LA SPEZIA Orale