SNAME's Great Lakes And Rivers Section Meets At Universty Of Michigan

The centennial observance of the founding of the naval architecture and marine engineering programs at the University of Michigan was linked with the recently held fall meeting of the Great Lakes and Great Rivers section of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

Five technical papers were presented in a morning session at the university.

The paper subjects and authors were: Roger A. Peterson, professor of marketing in the business a d m i n i s t r a t i o n department at Eastern Michigan University, "Maritime Tanker Safety: Some C o n c l u s i o n s and Recommendations for Improvement" ; Kurt W.

Hagemeister, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company, San Diego, Calif., "Institutional Barriers to Improving Productivity in U.S. Shipyards"; Sudhir K.

Gupta, Designers and Planners, Inc., Arlington, Va., "Comparison of United States and Foreign Shipbuilding Practices"; Michael G. Parsons, professor and chairman of the University of Michigan department of naval architecture and marine engineering, "Mode Coupling in Torsional and L o n g i t u d i n a l Shafting Vibrations" ; and Noel L. Bassett, American Steamship Company, Buffalo, N.Y., "Design and Operation of a Highly Maneuverable Great Lakes Self-Unloader."

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 56,  Dec 1981

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