Naval Architecture Marine Engineering Training

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Naval Architecture Marine Engineering Training

Naval Architecture Marine Engineering Training will teach you all aspects of vessel design, systems integration, structural analysis, construction, and operational support.

In the highly integrated and complex field of modern ship design, especially when the project involves sophisticated marine electronic sensors and equipment, energy-efficient power generation and distribution, high sea state boat launch and recovery, manned and unmanned aviation systems integration, and optimum human systems integration, you need initial design insights and engineering evolution management support of needs throughout the product life cycle — from emergence of new requirements through the final installation, sustainment, and disposal.

You will become familiar with the full range of commercial and military standards, including SOLAS, IMO regulations, multiple classification society rules, ABYC rules, and U.S. Navy design methods as well as applicable USCG regulations.

Together with the necessary technical knowledge, an understanding of the relevant industrial legislation and safe operating practices are essential for any marine engineer.

This Diploma in Marine Engineering will equip you with a firm understanding of the principles associated with marine engineering and engineering management practices.

You might be interested in other Engineering Programs as a next step.

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  • COURSE TYPE Advanced
  • DURATION 7 days
  • COURSE ACCREDITED BY Local Certificate


This tutored professional development programme teaches the essential characteristics of a ship’s design – and how they affect its behavior in the marine environment

With its significance developing to encompass an increasingly complex remit, the premise of the naval architect’s role has evolved over the centuries from traditional artist and designer to highly skilled engineer.

For those operating alongside naval architects (sales managers, surveyors, technicians, vessels, superintendents, engineers, etc.) or in support industries (legal, insurance, finance, etc.), having a working knowledge of their multi-faceted work should not be underestimated.



Students will receive Strategic Axis professional certificate.



Module 1: Introduction to Naval Architecture

What naval architecture involves
How it developed
The roles of the maritime architect
The approach adopted for this course

Module 2: Hydrostatics

  • Prepare the ship’s loading and sailing condition, using the ship’s Hydrostatic Curves
  • Derive the ship’s stability for the sailing condition, using the ship’s Cross Curves of Stability
  • Assess the ship’s Statical Stability Curve against the regulatory standards
  • Explain how damage stability is calculated using the current IMO Probabilistic Approach

Module 3: The Marine Environment

  • The sea on which the ship operates
  • Winds that act on the ship and that create waves on the sea surface
  • Waves and how they are classified and determined for design and operation
  • Types of ice and how they develop
  • The essential aspects of ship operation in ice  and cold environments
  • The need to protect the marine environment
  • IMO regulations through MARPOL
  • The ship energy efficiency index and hip design implications
  • Protection of the ship in the marine environment

Module 4: Operating in the Marine Environment

  • Name the components of resistance experienced by a ship and explain how full-scale resistance may be calculated from model experiments
  • Describe the various types of maneuvering devices and measure the maneuvering capabilities of a ship
  • Define the motions of a vessel in a seaway and predict the magnitude of these motions
  • Give examples of ship’s operation in confined waters  and various hazards that ships may experience in waves

Module 5: Durability in the Marine Environment

  • The importance of a reliably safe structure
  • The calculations carried out to ensure an adequate ship strength both vertically and horizontally
  • The use of different materials
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Tensile, buckling and fatigue strengths
  • Protection against ice, fire, and corrosion
  • The purpose of materials other than steel in ships’ structures

Module 6: Regulatory Frameworks and Ship Maintenance

  • History
  • Parts – Assembly, Council, and Committees
  • Conventions – how they originate, are adopted and come into force
  • General contribution to ship safety

Module 7: Fundamentals of Ship Design

  • The three main stages in the design of a ship and factors considered at each stage
  • Importance of getting the design right in the early stages
  • Processes adopted during the different ship design stages
  • The significance of a systematic approach to the design and interactive nature of the design process
  • Use of computers in design
  • Development of ship hull forms and factors considered
  • Factors that govern the layout of a ship, how space is allocated and how access is arranged
  • Importance of human factors to the safe and efficient operation of a vessel and suitable internal environment
  • Types of ships, merchant and naval

Module 8: Ship Launch and Recovery

Design and integration of stern ramp systems
Side launch single and dual point davit systems
Modular system change outs and back-fits.

Module 9: Modeling and Simulation

Evaluation of launch and recovery systems under various sea conditions and development of pre-deployment training aids for the ship’s crew with our physics-based, man-in-the-loop simulation tools.

Module 10: Marine Electrical Engineering

Design, integration, and testing of hybrid electric propulsion, power generation and distribution, control and monitoring, communications and other electronics systems.

Module 11: Innovative Thinking

Design and integration solutions for demanding mission requirements, novel hull forms, diverse operated and unmanned vehicle systems, and emerging launch and recovery concepts.

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