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An Attorney's Guide to Forensic Engineering in the Maritime Environment

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  • Author: Ephraim F. Kaufman
  • ISBN 10: 0-88450-089-6
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-88450-089-6
  • Copyright Date Ed:  July 31, 1992
  • Pages: 20
  • Binding Information: Paperback
  • Size: 8.5 ✕ 11 Inches (US)

This book explores research, applied engineering, design, construction, operation, and navigation of vessels and platforms for the maritime environment and shows how experienced maritime persons interact with these systems in the process of forensic engineering.

Table of Contents

An Attorney's Guide to Forensic Engineering in the Maritime Environment
Ephraim F. Kaufman
Chapter 1. Introduction
The Maritime Engineer
Maritime Specialties
1. Geometry; configuration of ships
2. Strength of ships
3. Hydrodynamics of ships
4. Machinery and systems
5. Electronics and radio systems
6. Ship operations
7. Ship production
Types of Watercraft and Offshore Platforms
Hull Forms
Vessel Types
Chapter 2. Basic Premises
Physical Aspects
Operational Elements
1. Owner's requirements
2. Design procedures
3. Fabrication and manufacturing procedures
4. Good marine practice
5. Regulatory agencies
6. Technical competency
Physical Features and Performance Characteristics
Communication and Nomenclature
Chapter 3. Initial Data
Chapter 4. Analytical Methods, Techniques, Approaches
Recognition of the Problem
Practice and Procedures
Chapter 5. Argumentative Areas
Personal Injuries
Products, Design and Construction
Cargo Damage
Administrative and Cost Disagreements
Chapter 6. Case Example
Chapter 7. Standards and Guidelines
United States Coast Guard (USCG)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and IMO
American Bureau of Shipping (IBS)
Federal and Military Specifications
U.S. Maritime Administration; General Specifications for Building U.S. Naval Vessels
Detailed Building Specifications for Case Vessel
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
American Welding Society (AWS)
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
National Cargo Bureau
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
American Boat and Yacht Council
American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Other Codes of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Glossary of Terms
Recommended Reading List

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