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Yacht and High Performance Craft

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 6
Module lead
Joe Banks
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

This module covers the performance and design of a variety of high performance small craft: namely planing craft, sailing yachts, hydrofoils and hovercraft. It will examine the basic mechanics and fluid dynamics associated with their performance and allows you to understand and utilise design principles related to each type. It will expose you to the latest techniques associated with yacht and small craft experimental techniques taught by leading engineers from the Wolfson Unit for marine technology and industrial aerodynamics.

Linked modules

Pre-requisite: SESS2020

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