ASNE Ship Systems Technical Symposium

The first American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Ship Systems Symposium will be held on October 2 and 3, 1980, at the Cherry Hill Inn, Cherry Hill, N.J. It is being held at the start of the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) for modernization of the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.

The symposium is being sponsored by the Delaware Valley Section of ASNE and cohosted by the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and the Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station, Philadelphia Division.

Advance registrations indicated that hundreds of Navy and civilian engineers, designers and planners will be attending this symposium's technical sessions and will view the many technical exhibits which will be on display.

The purpose of the symposium is to bring together Navy users and developers, equipment operators and engineers and program planners in an open forum to identify and propose solutions to current and future problems.

The whole life cycle of ship systems, including development, operation, maintenance and improvement of hull, propulsion and auxiliary systems, will be covered.

The technical papers are divided into four major topical areas—ship systems development, ship systems maintenance and readiness, ship systems testing and ship systems survivability. Following the presentation of each paper there will be formal written discussion after which spontaneous comments and questions will be invited from the audience as time permits.

On Thursday, October 2, there will be a luncheon for the symposium participants and in the evening of the same day there will be a social hour and banquet for participants and guests. On October 3, there will be a luncheon following the technical sessions and then tours, planned by the host activities to NAVSSES Test Facility and Philadelphia Naval Shipyard's Propeller Profiler. The symposium's hosts also urge participants to take this opportunity to visit the many marine exhibits in historic downtown Philadelphia.

PROGRAM October 2, 1980 8:00 to 9:00 A.M.—Registration 9:00 to 10:00 A.M.—Welcoming remarks and keynote address 10:15 A.M. to 12:15 P.M.—Technical Session 1A Ship Maintenance Program "Ship Installation (SI) Equipment Modernization of the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP)" by William Goon, Naval Air Engineering Center.

"Maintenance of Aircraft Carriers: A Challenge Current and Future" by Comdr.

William B. Barton, USN, COMNAVAIRLANT.

"The DD-963 Class Maintenance Plan— An Integrated, Life Cycle Maintenance Strategy" by Robert B. Thompson, ARINC Research Corp.

(Alternate paper) "An Approach to Intracvcle Maintenance Material Management" by Fred M. Praissman, PERA (CRUDES), and Ray Allen, QED Systems, Inc.

Technical Session IB New Developments in Ship Systems (Concurrent with Session 1A) "A Practical Approach to Control of Shipboard Electromagnetic Interference" by Russell E. Carstensen, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

"Fast Food Joins the Navy" by M.W.

Whit ford and C.W. Hammer, Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

"Shipboard Machinery Control—The Next Generation" by Lt.(N) D.A. Redmond, Canadian Forces, National Defence Headquarters.

(Alternate paper) "Here's to Good Health and Long Life of the Naval Gas Turbine!" by G.B. Katz, R.E. Kaufman, and W.J. Valentine, NAVSSES.

12:30 to 2:00 P.M. — Lunch and luncheon address 2:30 to 4:30 P.M. — Technical Session 2A Shipboard Maintenance Techniques "Maintenance Painting in the U.S. Navy" bv H. Vanderveldt, Phd, and S.D. Rodgers, COMNAVSEASYSCOM.

"Underwater Hull Maintenance" by Gene Daly, Seaward Marine.

"Reliability of Weapons Elevators and Handling Systems — Is There Hope for Improvement?" by L.T. Case bolt, NAVSEACENLANT.

(Alternate paper) "Maintenance and Lubrication of Gear Type Couplings" by Michael Talisetrat, Koppers Company.

Technical Session 2B Design Initiatives (Concurrent with Session 2A) "Ship Systems Development; Design Improvement/ Ship Systems Survivability; Operability and Reliability" by Marvin O.

Miller, NSWSES.

"Ship Design: Performance through Innovation" by Lt. Comdr. James E. Baskerville, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

"Mechanical Support Systems for the AEGIS Combat Systems" by Charles E.

Martin, RCA.

(Alternate paper) "Shipboard 400 Hz Power System" by Charles E. Martin, RCA.

6:00 to 7:00 P.M.—Social Hour 7:00 to 9:30 P.M.—Banquet and main address October 3, 1980 9:00 to 11:00 A.M.—Technical Session 3A Maintenance Logistics Planning "Gas Turbine Ship Engineering Control Systems Need for a Total ILS Effort" by Ravmond S. Lisiewski, COMNAVSEASYSCOM.

"Maintenance Planning Technology — A New Look" by J.A. Hastings, Lockheed- California Co.

"A New Approach to Operating Cycle Maintenance" by J.T. Grawl and J.V. Coe, PERA (CRUDES).

(Alternate paper) "Direct Computer Analysis of Maintenance Narrative Data" by R.F. Morgenstern, N A V S S E S , and B.J.

Walsh, COMNAVSEASYSCOM.

Technical Session 3B Ship System Testing (Concurrent with Session 3A) "Land-Based Test Sites—Lessons Learned" by Richard E. Foster, Wheeler Industries.

"Shipyard's Role in Light-Off Examinations" by Lt. J. Dunn and Lt. D. Zuber, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.

"Digital Electronic Monitoring and Control of Naval Shipboard Turbine-Driven Auxiliary Equipment" by R.P. Fisher and M.E.

Shiffler, Dayton T. Brown, Inc.

(Alternate paper) "A Decade Report on Developing Ship Engineering Systems Software for the Total Ship Test Program" by Meyer Ziev, NAVSSES.

11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.—Lunch and luncheon address.

1:00 to 4:00 P.M.—Tour of NAVSSES or Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.

Although much of recent technical attention has focused on the electronics and weapons systems, the Navy faces many of its most difficult challenges in these basic ship systems. In bringing together the operator and engineer in open forum, the Delaware Valley Section intends to foster identification and solutions to current and future problems relating to the cycle operation, maintenance and cost of hull, propulsion, and auxiliary systems.

For further details on the ASNE Ship Systems Symposium, as well as registration forms and information write, ASNE Delaware Valley, Ship Systems Symposium Registration, Ms. Frances McDaniel, Code 200.01, Bldg. 7, Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Philadelphia, Pa. 19112.

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