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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Design of pleasure craft
2. Subject name in Hungarian Kishajó tervezés
3. Code BMEKOVRM625 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 4
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (9) Lecture 1 (5) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
Vehicle Engineering MSc (J)
8. Role
Specialization (sp) at Vehicle Engineering MSc (J)
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 120
Contact hours 42 Preparation for seminars 8 Homework 15
Reading written materials 40 Midterm preparation 0 Exam preparation 15
10. Department Department of Aeronautics and Naval Architectures
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Simongáti Győző
12. Lecturers Dr. Simongáti Győző
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
General arrangement of pleasure craft. Hull form optimisation. Design and specification of sail plan and machinery. Aesthetics. Documentation. Case studies.
15. Description of practices
Practice of sub-tasks for pleasure craft design.
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • know and understand the theory and practice of pleasure craft design, 
  • know the input parameters and boundary conditions, and the calculations and procedures for the preliminary design
B. Skills
  • based on the knowledge above the student is able to determine the main dimensions of a vessel for a given generally described scope of work 
  • able to prepare a general arangement drawing, preliminary technical description, lines plan and other drawings repateed to preliminary design
  • able to use the Internet and CAD software for his/her work
C. Attitudes
  • interested, responsive, take care for the deadlines
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • the student makes responsible decisions
  • asks for the professional opinions of others 
  • takes care of the challenges responsibly
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Requirements for signature: 1 semestrial home work
1 exam measuring the theoretical knowledge,
the final result is the average of the parts
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Second exam and delayed submission of the homework
20. Learning materials
Dr. Simongáti: Kishajók (in Hungarian)
Dr. Simongáti: Kishajók II. (2018)(in Hungarian)
Sailing Yacht design: Theory
Sailing Yacht design: Practice
Larson: Principles of Yacht Design
Effective date 10 October 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for 2021/2022 semester I