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 email@example.com.
For information, visit the symposium Web site.