Definitions for naval architecture
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word naval architecture
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the science of designing ships and other waterborne craft.
Category: Navy, Nautical
Origin of naval architecture:
Naval architecture is an engineering discipline dealing with the design, construction, maintenance and operation of marine vessels and structures. Naval architecture involves basic and applied research, design, development, design evaluation and calculations during all stages of the life of a marine vehicle. Preliminary design of the vessel, its detailed design, construction, trials, operation and maintenance, launching and dry-docking are the main activities involved. Ship design calculations are also required for ships being modified. Naval architecture also involves formulation of safety regulations and damage control rules and the approval and certification of ship designs to meet statutory and non-statutory requirements.
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