Who should attend?
The course is of value to everyone involved in technical aspects of shafting on ships. It is of particular value to those involved with alignment inspections during newbuild and repair, who wish to gain an appreciation or enhance their understanding of new analytical techniques and procedures.
The course is suitable for anyone with a basic knowledge of ships and associated engineering disciplines.
shaft alignment design
shaft alignment analysis
stern tube bearing material properties and selection
practical aspects of assembly
alignment validation techniques
sea trials and acceptance
case studies of stern-tube bearing failures
What will you learn?
You will develop your knowledge of modern alignment design, installation and measurement techniques. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in discussions dealing with all aspects of shaft alignment. These are supported by exercises each day, which are designed to assess the understanding of the presented topics.