Chesapeake Marine Engineering Symposium Set For January 24, 1986

The Chesapeake Section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has announced that the 1986 Chesapeake Marine Engineering Symposium is to be held on January 24, 1986, at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Va.

The featured speaker for the reception and luncheon will be Rear Adm. James Webber, USN, Chief Engineer of the Naval Sea Systems Command.

Preceding the symposium, on the evening of January " ? 1986, will be the annual joint dinner meeting of the Chesapeake Section and the Flagship Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers. This year's joint dinner meeting speaker is Representative Roy Dyson of Maryland, member of the House Armed Services Committee and member of the Merchant Marine Subcommittee.

The theme of the symposium is "Marine Engineering in the Year 2000." Morning Sessions—9 a.m.

Session I—Moderator, Jack Abbott; Assistant, Richard Murphy.

"Noise Source Levels of Shipboard Machinery," by P.K. Rasper and S. Feldman, NKF Engineering, Inc.

"Hydraulic Analysis of Multibranch Piping Systems," by R.C.

Sanders, T.G. Lestina, and D.B.

Weaver, MPR Associates, Inc.

"Shipboard Vibration Can Be Controlled," by E.F. Noonan, NKF Engineering, Inc.

Session II—Moderator, Comdr.

John Maxham, USCG; Assistant, Bruce Jackson.

"Application of Power System Modeling Techniques to 400 Hz Shipboard Electronic Power Systems," by J. Sofia, David Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center.

"Evaluation of Automated Vital Systems," by Lt. P.L. Randall, USCG.

"The Electric Power Interface Compatibility (EPIC) Program," by J. Langsner, Designers & Planners, and H.P. Wong, Naval Sea Systems Command.

Afternoon Sessions—2 p.m.

Session III—Moderator. Capt.

James Grabb, USCG (ret.); Assistant, Vernon Klemm.

" S e l e c t i on of the Propulsion Plant for an Icebreaking Tanker," by R.A. Levine, ARCO Marine, Inc.

"Introducing a Foreign Diesel into U.S. Navy Service," by E.K.

Moe, Naval Sea Systems Command, and R.S. Carleton and V.

Kpnal, Designers & Planners.

"Saving Fuel Aboard U.S. Naval Vessels," by R. Dangel and G.

Healy, Naval Sea Systems Command.

Session IV—Moderator, Ron Cauley; Assistant, Ralph Johnson.

"The Role of Human Engineering in Achieving Technical Excellence," by J. Castle, Naval Sea Systems Command, and G. Miller, G.E.

Miller & Associates.

"The Concept of Advanced Concepts," by J.F. Sladky Jr., University of Washington, R.W. Gallington, SAI Corp., and M. Terry, Boeing Marine Systems.

" M a r i n e C o r r o s i o n , " by H.

Bliele, Naval Sea Systems Command.

For registration information, contact Gregg Hagedorn, 1124 Allison Street, Alexandria, Va. 22302, phone (202) 692-0323.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 43,  Jan 1986

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