2.703 Principles of Naval Ship Design


Class Info

Covers the design of surface ship platforms for naval applications. Includes topics such as hull form selection and concept design synthesis, topside and general arrangements, weight estimation, and technical feasibility analyses (including strength, stability, seakeeping, and survivability.). Practical exercises involve application of design principles and utilization of advanced computer-aided ship design tools.

This class has 2.082, 2.20, 2.611, and 2.702 as prerequisites.

2.703 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. Harbour and J. Page.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 5-217.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 2.703 was rated 3.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Principles of Naval Ship Design site or on the 2.703 Stellar site.

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