Accession Number:

ADA454147

Title:

Affordable Technologies for Small Shipyards (The National Shipbuilding Research Program)

Descriptive Note:

Paper no. 9B

Corporate Author:

ELLIOTT SAY DESIGN GROUP SEATTLE WA

Report Date:

1988-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

This paper attempts to recast some large shipyard production technologies in light of the needs of small yards. The importance of small shipyards to the nations marine economy is addressed and three methods are offered as affordable ways of increasing yard productivity. These ace operations management. numerical lofting, and zone outfitting. The paper concludes with a call for increased attention to the problems of small yards.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE