# Naval Architecture & Ship Design for Marine Engineers

### Where to Find Plans to Make a Simple Wooden Boat

The article provides the reader with an extensive list of online sources for wooden boat building plans, magazines, and available free designs.

### What is Hydrostatic Pressure and Pascal's Law of Pressure in a Static Fluid

This article relates Pascal’s law for static fluids and subsequently explains what hydrostatic pressure is. The various formulas required for the evaluation of the discussed laws have been included along with diagram depictions.

### It Came in Over the Transom - What is a Transom?

A transom is an architectural term used to describe a piece of wood or stone over a doorway or a glass window above a doorway. It is also a nautical term referring to the flat structural surface that forms the stern of a boat or ship; the structural supports for the sternpost are known as transoms.

### Types of Boat Building Resins, Application Procedure, and Safety Precautions

The article describes the most common resin types for boat building. It also describes the most common applying procedures, hazards and safety precautions during use.

### Temperature Salinity Diagram - Effect of Temperature on Salinity

The salinity of the ocean is strongly related to temperature. In order to estimate ocean salinity without conducting tests, it is helpful to read approximate values off of a chart. This article contains a temperature salinity diagram for this purpose.

### Cruise Ship Gas Mileage

This article explains the fuel efficiency of both large and small cruise ships, then divides that by the number of passengers for a true figure.

### Who Invented the Hovercraft?

Who invented the hovercraft? This article discusses when, and by whom, the hovercraft was invented. It also describes how the first hovercraft worked.

### The Skandi Aker, Winner Skipsrevyen Best Ship for 2010

The offshore oil and gas division of Aker Solutions has won a prestigious award for its design of the deepwater well intervention vessel Skandi Aker. The ship has all the facilities on board to overhaul wells at depths of 3000m that normally require the services of a drilling rig.

### Marine Offshore Waterproofing Rubber Products

There are numerous rubber based waterproofing products for marine use. These are used to protect offshore structures, ships exterior hull and internal tanks against corrosion from seawater. The decks of these ships and structures are also protected with a non-slip rubber based anticorrosive coating.

### A Tour of a Modern Ship's Bridge

As a Mariner everybody should know the importance of the bridge, installed equipment, and different operations performed inside it essential for safe navigation. Let’s take a tour inside the bridge- the commanding station of the ship.