NAVARCH 260 - Marine Systems Manufacturing
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Naval Arch & Marine Engin (NAVARCH)
Department: CoE Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
2 (Non-LSA credit).
Requirements & Distribution:
Advisory Prerequisites:
NAVARCH 270 or NAVARCH 270 concurrent enrollment.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Overview of the marine industry and its environment as it relates to all aspects that impact the production and operations of maritime products. The course is specifically focused on industrial and operations aspects of shipping and shipbuilding. The topics covered include industry characteristicsi product types and (Omponcnts; shipbuilding, boatbuilding and offshore equipment manufacturing methods; design; production engineering; planning; contracts and specifications; cost estimating; production and material control.


  1. Introduction to Marine Industry
    1. Introduction to Shipbuilding Industry
    2. Introduction to the Military Shipbuilding Industry
    3. Introduction to Offshore Industry
    4. Introduction to Pleasure Boat Industry
    5. Composites Design and Technology
  2. Ship and Boat Types and Components
    1. Overview of ship types focusing on ship production issues
    2. Overview of major ship components with focus on ship production
  3. Modern Shipbuilding Practice
    1. Block Construction
    2. Advanced Outfitting
    3. Accuracy Control
    4. Shipyard Business strategy
    5. Shipyard Organization & Management
    6. Productivity
  4. Shipyard Layout & Equipment
    1. Introduction of Welding processes
    2. Shipyard Design
    3. Productivity as a function of design
  5. Global Shipbuilding Markets, Demand and Supply
    1. Global shipbuilding drivers and trends
  6. Lean Manufacturing and Lean Shipbuilding
  7. SixSigma
    1. Overview of how to use basic statistics
  8. Design for Production
  9. Specifications and Contracts
  10. Economics
    1. General overview of engineering economics
    2. General overview of how to read a balance sheet
  11. Planning and Scheduling

NAVARCH 260 - Marine Systems Manufacturing
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001 (LEC)
MW 10:30AM - 12:30PM
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