Accession Number:

ADA142604

Title:

Annual Technical Symposium (21st). The Engineering Challenge of a Growing Navy: The National Shipbuilding Standards Program - Its Effect on the Navy Engineer

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ASSOCIATION OF SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERSOF THE NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The background and development of the National Shipbuilding Standards Program is described, together with a discussion of the potential benefits and objective of this program. The current status of shipbuilding standards development work is reviewed including a description of roles played by each of the major participating organizations. ASTM Committee F-25 on Shipbuilding is highlighted, including its organization, functions and procedures in the development of consenses standards for the shipbuilding industry. Special emphasis is placed on the working relationship between ASTM Committee F-25 and the U.S. Navy. Recent initiatives to convert outdated Navy standard drawings and specifications into National shipbuilding standards are described in detail, including the support provided by cognizant Navy engineers.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE