To introduce students to the standard approach for the design of yachts.
Outline Of Syllabus
The module enables students to understand and practise the process of synthesis in the design of yachts.
- The design spiral as applied to yachts.
- Synthesis of a preliminary yacht design: the design brief, basic vessels, scaling factors, lines generation, keel and rudder design, rig design, balance, general arrangement, scantlings (by rule and from first principles), powering, weight calculation, stability analysis.
*The start and end date stated above is approximate, contact us if interested taking the course in 2021/2022
You should have a minimum of:
- a Second Class Honours degree in Engineering or equivalent with a strong quantitative component
- at least three years of relevant work experience in the marine sector or similar
You'll also need to provide a personal statement and reference.
Find out more about entry requirements (including English language requirements).