Propeller Seminar - Propellers, PropExpert & PropCad
your calendars for January 16th!!
us on January 16th for a special three-part seminar - Propellers,
PropExpert & PropCad - from HydroComp, the industry's
source for speed & power software & services for 20 years.
The seminar, sponsored in part by General Propeller Company of Bradenton,
Florida, will be held in St. Petersburg, Florida
on January 16-18. Click
here to register for the seminar.
are offering this series in three configurations, to accommodate
differing needs and levels of interest. You can sign up for one
of these three tracks:
One day track - "Finding the Right Propeller"
(Fri Jan 16, $295 per person) - This in an introduction
to the principles of marine propulsion for inboard propellers on
all boat types, from large work boats to smaller "go-fast"
include: Basic propulsion relationships; Basic propeller performance;
Cavitation; Hull, engine & speed prediction; Selecting the proper
propeller style; Achieving a successful propeller sizing. Software
requirements: You do not need software for this seminar.
Two day track - "Propeller Sizing with PropExpert"
(Fri & Sat Jan 16-17, $595 per person) - This includes
the Finding the Right Propeller seminar and adds a day
devoted to the successful use of HydroComp's PropExpert
propeller sizing software.
include: Introduction to PropExpert 2004; Propeller sizing strategies;
Speed prediction; Analyzing performance; Incorporating sea trial
data; Customizing PropExpert; Case studies: motor yacht, repowering,
sport fish boat, special types; Participant examples. Software
requirements: This is a PropExpert training seminar, but you do
not need to have a PropExpert license to attend.
Three day track - "Propeller Sizing & Design with
PropExpert & PropCad" (Fri -Sun Jan 16-18, $895 per person)
- This include the two days of the Propeller Sizing with PropExpert
seminar and adds a day devoted to the successful use of HydroComp's
PropCad propeller CAD modeling software.
include: Introduction to PropCad 2004; Building a new design;
Creating drawings, offsets & class reports; Modifying a design
for custom geometry; Creating variant designs with "templates";
Library propellers; Other Builder parameters; Cupping and camber;
Integration with CAD/CAM software; "Scan Converter" utility
tool; Introduction to Rhino for additional 3D modeling. Software
requirements: This is a PropCad training seminar, but you do not
need to have a PropCad license to attend.
very popular part of HydroComp's software training days is the ability
to bring your own projects to review with other participants. Past
propeller seminars have been attended by a broad cross section of
the marine industry, with active discussions extending beyond the
close of the day's events. Discounts are available for additional
participants from the same company. The number of participants for
all HydroComp Training Seminars is limited to insure personal attention,
so please do not delay to register.
seminar is conducted by Don MacPherson, HydroComp's Technical Director.
A frequent speaker to conferences, technical societies and trade
groups, Don makes the "black art" of propellers accessible
to everyone. A graduate of Webb Institute and author of many noted
journal articles and technical papers, Don is also the Instructor
of Naval Architecture in the Ocean Engineering Department of the
University of New Hampshire.
seminar will take place January 16-18 at the Hilton St.
Petersburg Hotel (for reservations or details, call 727-894-5000
or visit www.stpetehilton.com).
The hotel is a convenient 25 miles from the Tampa International
Airport. A block of rooms is being held at a special rate of $109
per night plus tax. Ask for the HydroComp/General Propeller meeting
special rate. Continental breakfast and lunch is provided each day.
want to thank General Propeller Company of Bradenton, Florida for
their assistance in hosting this event. For more information about
General Propeller Company, please visit www.GeneralPropeller.com.
find many things to do in St. Petersburg and nearby Tampa. For more
information, visit these pages from the Hilton St. Petersburg web
St. Petersburg waterfront - www.stpetehilton.com/waterfront_district/area.html
Tampa - www.stpetehilton.com/waterfront_district/tampabay.html
register, please click
here to open the registration page. Then print it, fill it in
and fax it to us at 603-868-3366.
additional information or assistance, please contact Stephanie McArdle
at 603-868-3344 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
hope to see you in sunny St. Petersburg.