The SEAWOLF submarine design is promoting the employment of a variety of advanced ship design and production techniques. Major goals of the design are to fully support a zone construction program, capture the database in a digital format, provide digital products for construction and logistics support and simplify, as much as possible, the construction effort. Four innovations that support these goals include: Producibility Steering Group, improved drawings, planning and sequence documents, and producibility review process. The implementation of these producibility tasks into a new submarine acquisition has required extensive development by a creative group of designers and a contingent of production planners. The SEAWOLF producibility team has undertaken the task to understand and apply the advancements in shipbuilding technology that are in place and are being implemented today. The infusion of producibility is the result of this knowledge being reflected in SEAWOLF design products.
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Journal Paper| May 01 1989
Infusing Producibility into Advanced Submarine Design
Brucker, B.R.. "Infusing Producibility into Advanced Submarine Design." J Ship Prod 5 (1989): 115–125. doi: https://doi.org/10.5957/jsp.19126.96.36.199
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