Proceedings of the Ship Production Symposium Held in Williamsburg, Virginia on November 1-4, 1993
SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND MARINE ENGINEERS NEW YORK
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This volume contains the texts of the twenty-five technical papers presented during the National Shipbuilding Research Program 1993 SHIP PRODUCTION SYMPOSIUM, sponsored by the Hampton Roads Section of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers SNAME The Symposium was held at the Williamsburg Lodge in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, from November 1-4, 1993. This marks the second time the Hampton Roads Section of SNAME has hosted the Symposium in Williamsburg. The Symposium theme was Keys to Successful Shipbuilding-Quality, Productivity and Delivery. The mission of the National Shipbuilding Research Program is to assist the U. S. Shipbuilding and Repair Industry in achieving and maintaining global competitiveness concerning quality, time, cost and customer satisfaction. The specific goals for the 1990s are reduce construction and repair process times while reducing cost to design, build and repair skips promote a commitment to quality and customer satisfaction obtain a three percent share of the global shipbuilding market and to become the nationally recognized forum to advance shipbuilding and skip repair technology. The technical papers presented during the 1993 SHIP PRODUCTION SYMPOSIUM covered a diversity of topics which supported this years theme and will affect schedules and costs dramatically over the next decade.
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