Naval architects work daily as systems integrators, but it’s difficult to point to any one system and show where this adds value. So today I want to review some T-AO UNREP equipment, and show how none of this is possible without systems integration.
Meet the Intercon AT/B connector system. A beautiful piece of engineering used to connect tugs and barges for inland and coastal trade.
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- 0100 Hull Structure
- 0200 Propulsion Plant
- 0400 Command and Surveillance
- 0500 Auxiliary Systems
- 0800 Integration / Engineering
- 0900 Shipyard And Support Services
- 8000 Engineering Business
- 8100 Structural
- 8200 Fluids
- 8400 Seakeeping / Fluid Structure Interaction
- 8420 Ship Response
- 8430 Ship Motion Control
- 8440 Ship Maneuvering
- 8450 Fluid Loads
- 8500 Mechanical
- 8600 Arrangements
- 8900 Drafting