THE NATIONAL SHIPBUILDING RESEARCH PROGRAM: REPORT OF THE SHIP PRODUCTION COMMITTEE

The paper reviews the progress of the title program, a six-year-old cooperative effort by Government and industry to improve U.S. ship production methods. Appended are Ship Production Committee status reports, in tabular form, on the four major research and development projects ongoing under the program: welding; ship producibility; outfit and production aids; and surface preparation and coatings. A status report is given also for the Research and Engineering for Automation and Productivity in Shipbuilding (REAPS) Program.

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    • Ellsworth L. Peterson, Chairman of the Ship Production Committee, is President of Peterson Builders Incorporated, Report was presented at a Special Symposium on the National Shipbuilding Research Program, October 6-7, 1977, sponsored by the Hampton Roads Section of SNAME.
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    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

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    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Publication Date: 1978-7

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  • Accession Number: 00179628
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1978 12:00AM