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222 - Ship Construction

Course hours

  • Theory: 48
  • Lab: 0
  • Field work: 0
  • Total: 48


This course provides an understanding of specific topics related to the construction of ships. Topics covered in this course include:

  • hull painting techniques
  • corrosion control methods
  • hull maintenance procedures
  • the fundamental principles of:
    • ship construction
    • shipyard practices
  • the science behind hull markings for stability, such as load lines
  • special considerations for the strengthening of ships operating in ice
  • construction methods to limit the possibility and spread of shipboard fires
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