Yacht Design and Engineering - Southampton Solent University

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Yacht Engineering
at Southampton Solent University
Giles Barkley, Senior Lecturer - Yacht Engineering
Types Of Craft Covered
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Careers
•Over 1000 graduates in the
small craft industry
•Many in very senior positions
•Lots of the big names in yacht
design studied at SSU
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Academic Profiles of
Yacht Engineering Industry
B.Eng Yacht Design & Production
A new degree meeting future requirements of the industry
More CAD, especially 3D modelling using industry standard CAD packages
Rhinoceros and Solidworks
More hands on manufacturing skills for ALL first year yacht Engineering
students which continues for year 2 & 3 for YDP
More case study experience, giving closer links with industry whilst
studying
A greater understanding of technical and statutory rules and regulations
for craft under 24 metres
B.Eng Yacht & Powercraft Design
Established degree, revalidated in 2014
More CAD, especially 3D modelling using industry standard CAD
packages Rhinoceros and Solidworks
More theoretical structural design and naval architecture
More case study experience, giving closer links with industry
whilst studying
A greater understanding of technical and statutory rules and
regulations for craft under 24 metres
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Teaching Ethos
THEORY
PRACTICE
Yacht Engineering
Facilities
Towing Tank
60m industry-standard towing tank
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Composites Lab
4m Stability Tank
CAD Suite - 2-D Draughting
CAD Suite - 3-D Modelling
40’ Family Cruising Yacht – Final Year Student.
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Course accredited by RINA
RINA-BAe Systems and BMF prizes awarded
for “best final year project presentation”
before an audience of industrialists
Admissions (2015)
Entry Requirements - 240 UCAS points
Yacht and Powercraft Design students must have 140 UCAS points from 2 analytical
subjects ie: Maths, Physics etc
Yacht Design and Production students must have one analytical A level from
numerically based subjects
Contact
Giles Barkley (Programme Manager)
[email protected]
02380 319747
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