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Detailed work descriptions are given of the 110 program elements recommended by the Woods Hole Conference on Maritime Research and Development. In marine sciences and technology, the research and development areas include hydrodynamics, propulsion machinery, structures, navigation and electronics, component technology, educational and scientific programs, and technical information systems. Program areas in marine transport planning involve demand and market forecasts, technology forecasts, transport concept formulation, management techniques, and institutional constraints and legislative requirements. Ship systems engineering and development includes advanced ship design, nuclear ships, and systems engineering and fabrication. Research and development studies in ports, terminals, land transportation support and ship operations is also provided. Objectives, action plans, and end-product results are given in all program elements.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number M-3-W-App-3.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1969-7

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 272 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00027314
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM