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Course Name
Turkish Yelkenli Tekne Tasarımı
English Sailing Yacht Design
Course Code
GEM 417E Credit Lecture
Semester 7
2 2 - -
Course Language English
Course Coordinator Şebnem Helvacıoğlu
Şebnem Helvacıoğlu
Course Objectives 1. To introduce sailing yacht design concept and its methods,
2. To establish an understanding of sailing yacht characteristics,
3. To improve aesthetics, and creativity,
4. To improve knowledge on sailing yacht hydrodynamics, structures and layout,
5. To introduce a review of relevant maritime regulations,
6. To establish an ability to develop a solution by using criteria,
7. To improve skills of presentation and report writing on technical and feasibility studies,
8. Additionally ethic and professional responsibilities of a naval architect in the process of small craft design are introduced as vital part of undergraduate education.
9. The course aims to enhance the individual skills as well as group work skills by means of lectures, class assignments and group projects.
Course Description Basic hydrodynamics and aerodynamics applied to sailing yachts, sailing yacht equilibrium, stability, hydrodynamic and aerodynamic forces, sail and mast design, hull form and keel design, sailing yacht general arrangement design. hulls, sailing yacht propulsion systems, marine diesel engines, small craft rudders. Yacht structures, materials: composite materials, wood, aluminium yachts. System design for sailing yachts
Course Outcomes 1. Be familiar with the concepts sailing yachts
2. Recognize the sailing yacht equipment
3. Perform sailing yacht design calculations
4. Understand the aesthetic, technical, and economic issues
5. Able to do preliminary yacht design and write appropriate report
6. Able to present a written and oral report
Pre-requisite(s) GEM342E Ship Design
Required Facilities
Textbook • Gutelle P., Design of Sailing Yachts, Warsash Publishing, 1994
• Killing S., Hunter D., Yacht Design Explained,Norton, 1998
• Calder N., Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual, Adlard Coles, 1990
• Garret R., The Symmetry of Sailing, Adlard Coles, 1987
• Hamlin C., Preliminary Design of Boats and Ships, Cornell Maritime Press, 1989
• Kinney F.S., Skene’s Elements of Yacht Design, Dod, Mead & Co, 1973
• Lewis E., Principles of Naval Architecture, Vol I,II,II, SNAME, 1988
• Marchaj C.A., Sailing Theory and Practise, Adlard Coles, 1985
• Marchaj C.A., Aero-Hydrodynamics of Sailing, Adlard Coles, 1988,
• Marchaj C.A., Seaworthiness The Forgotten Factor, Adlard Coles, 1996
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