Ten EB Engineers Deliver Papers At Fourth Annual Honors Seminar

Ten engineers of General Dynamics' Electric Boat Division, Groton, Conn., delivered professional papers on submarine design and construction innovation at EB's recent fourth Annual Professional Honors Seminar.

The audience at the honors seminar included a number of college engineering department heads as well as professional engineers and managers from Electric Boat.

EB authors who presented papers included: Petros P. Petrides of Stonington, engineering specialist in ship control system design, "Trident Steering and Diving Control System." E. Judson Cole of Old Saybrook, supervisor in the structural section of EB's construction engineering department, "Cost Effective Tank Design." Linda A. Kelly of East Greenwich, R.I., senior engineer in nuclear engineering analysis, "Current Acoustic Investigation of Flow- Related Noise Problems." Robert H. Grills of New London, supervisor in EB's nondestructive testing technology development group, "Ultra Image—A New Technology in the World of Nondestructive Testing." Lawrence R. Jacobsen of Groton, a principal engineer on the Trident program, "Photogrammetry-—A New Shipyard Measuring Tool." Rodney R. Cordeiro of Stonington, chief in the welding section of EB's automated systems engineering department, and Quentin R. Long of Gales Ferry, senior design engineer in EB's systems technology depart- ment, "Electric Boat Designed Automated Welding Machines for Submarine Piping." John H. Leckenby of East Greenwich, R.I., s y s t e m s d e v e l o p m e n t specialist at EB's Quonset Point Facility, "Upgrading of the In-Process Buffer Storage Areas Servicing the Quonset Point Pipe Shop." Bernard A. Gigliotti of Lyme, senior engineer in EB's lifting and handling equipment section, and John A. Rodolico of Gales Ferry, senior engineer in the EB Operations engineering department, "The Evolution of SSN- 688 Class Construction in the North Yard."

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