Brain Candy for Naval Architects

Chesapeake Power Boat Symposium logoDesigners take note: It’s time to register for the Fifth Chesapeake Powerboat Symposium, which will be held June 14-15 at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland. Produced by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), the 2016 program includes papers from a number of PBB contributors and familiar subjects:

  • Albert Nazarov will present his work on the functionality and safety of small passenger craft;
  • Richard Akers and Michael MacNicoll will address analyzing a standard series of planing boats with smooth particle hydrodynamics;
  • Michael Morabito, on causes of dynamic instability in high-speed, shallow boats;
  • Chris Barry on aluminum small-craft design;
  • Lou Codega, James Codega, and Jason Powers on state-of-the-art aluminum workboat design and construction; and
  • Michael Riley, Tim Coats, and H.C. Neil Ganey will present a comparison of whole-body vibration and shock response spectra parameters for quantifying mitigation characteristics of marine shock isolation seats.

Find out more information about the symposium here.

About the Author: Aaron Porter is the editor of Professional BoatBuilder magazine.