SNAME sets dates for September conference in Virginia

The SNAME Technical and Research Program will host the 14th triennial Propeller and Shafting Systems Symposium on Sept. 15-16.
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The SNAME Technical and Research Program, in cooperation with the organization’s Hampton Roads, Va., section, will host the 14th triennial Propeller and Shafting Systems Symposium Sept. 15-16 at the Waterside Marriott and Convention Center in Norfolk, Va.

The symposium is an opportunity for ship owners, operators, builders and designers, together with the research community, to explore and discuss the latest developments in marine propellers and their associated shafting systems.

Topics to be covered in 15 technical papers to be presented during the symposium include stern tube bearings and seals, composite materials, propulsion shaft alignment, vibrations and hydrodynamic loading on propulsors.

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