Informatietype:
Event
Thema:
Maritime structures
Unit:
Mobility & Built Environment

Resilient Ship Design Course 2024

Join us from 17-21 June 2024 in Rotterdam for TNO’s course on resilient design of ships against underwater and above water threats.

Startdatum:
-
Time:
13:00 (CET)
Location:
Wilhelminakade 137, 3072 AP Rotterdam

Five days of in depth and valuable theory will be combined with demonstrations and examples of implementation. This tenth edition of the course introduces new case studies and workshops, linking theory to actual incidents and ship design. TNO welcomes internationally acclaimed guest speakers from NL MoD. Don’t miss this perfect opportunity to learn the latest on modeling, simulation, experiments, practical solutions and innovative developments in resilient naval combatant design.

Although warships have several layers of defence, history has shown a multitude of incidents where these have all failed resulting in battle damage of the ship. Much can be done in the design of the ship to provide an adequate level of resilience against anti-ship missiles, UNDEX threats, shaped charges, gunfire or asymmetric threats.

For whom?

The course is aimed at:

  • Navy personnel
  • Survivability experts
  • Shipyards
  • Designers of naval vessel
  • Naval ship manufacturing industry
  • Managers of new naval projects
  • Project engineers who make specifications of naval equipment and installations
  • Engineers who monitor naval building or upgrade projects
  • Technical procurement officers
  • Classification societies

Purpose of the course

The main purpose of the course is to understand the basics of designing against modern above water and underwater threats. Participants will learn the principles of ship survivability, so that they are able to design themselves, to communicate with specialists, to tackle an underwater shock problem or to deal with above water threats. The knowledge can also be applied to upgrade ships for new threats.

Programme

The programme of the five day course can be found in this flyer (pdf).

Dates and venue

The Resilient Ship Design Course will take place from 17-21 June 2024.
The venue is nhow hotel, Wilhelminakade 137, 3072 AP Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Cost

Costs for the four day course are EUR 3600,-- excluding VAT. The price includes a hard copy and digital copy of the course proceedings, software tools, lunches and beverages and diner on Thursday. There is an early bird discount of 10% for applications placed before 31st of December 2023.

More information

For further information on the Resilient Ship Design Course please contact Caterina Lombardi ([email protected], +31 (0)615183655).

Registration

Registration has closed as the maximum number of participants has been reached. Please contact us at [email protected] so that we can put you on the reserve list and contact you personally. For administrative inquiries you can contact Louise Michon by e-mail or by phone ([email protected], +31 88 86 63350).

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