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Chesapeake symposium seeks papers

Organizers of the second Chesapeake Power Boat Symposium have sent out a call for papers for the event scheduled for March 19-20, 2010, at St. John's College in Annapolis.

Co-sponsored by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and Professional BoatBuilder magazine, the symposium covers the latest powerboat developments.

Topics include hull design and analysis; materials and fabrication; structural mechanics; failure analysis and repair; modeling and simulation; software, electronics and systems; offshore racing developments; propulsion systems; regulatory developments; and human factors in control of high-performance boats.

Deadlines are as follows: Aug. 14, submission of abstracts; Aug. 28, authors informed of acceptance; Oct. 30, submission of draft papers; and Dec. 30, submission of papers in final smooth form.

Submit abstracts to Ed Lewandowski, chairman of the Papers Committee, at elewando@csc.com.

For information, visit the symposium Web site.

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