SHIP KNOWLEDGE DESIGN/CONSTRUCTION EXERCISE:††††††††††††† NAME:

QUESTIONS

1†††††††††††† List the factors that influence a vesselís design.

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2†††††††††††† Explain the following terms:

††††††††††††††† (a)††† Measured length

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††††††††††††††† (b)††† Freeboard

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††††††††††††††† (c)††† Rise of Floor

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††††††††††††††† (d)††† Draft

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††††††††††††††† (e)††† Rake

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††††††††††††††† (f)†††† Flare

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3†††††††††††† Sketch a transverse section through a timber constructed vessel.


5†††††††††††† Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the following construction materials

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††††††††††††††† (b)††† Aluminium Alloy

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††††††††††††††† (c)††† Ferro Cement

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††††††††††††††† (e)††† Timber

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6†††††††††††† What is the purpose of having transverse watertight bulkheads?

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7†††††††††††† Describe how the hull is made watertight.

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8†††††††††††† List the typical openings in the hull and on the maindeck of a vessel and explain the maintenance requirements and safe working practises to be followed to maintain watertight integrity.

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