Marine Vehicle Weight Engineering


Textbook Cover

Weight Engineering is a fundamental and vital field in the design, construction, and operation of all marine vehicles, from sailboats to aircraft carriers. The Marine Vehicle Weight Engineering textbook provides both the novice and experienced weight engineer or naval architect with a complete view of how weight engineering (or mass properties engineering) is accomplished for military and commercial marine vehicles.

The topics covered include Ship Design Requirements; Ship Weight Estimating Process; Weight Control and Improvement Programs; Weight and Center of Gravity Computation; Weight Measurement and Validation; and Basic Surface Ship and Submarine Naval Architecture.