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View Resource Discovering Maritime Transportation

The transportation sector moves goods and people, employs millions of workers, generates revenue, and consumes materials and services produced by other sectors of the economy. The lessons in this module will focus primarily on aspects of Water Transportation and the impact that this form of transportation has brought to the American economy by enabling huge amounts of cargo, as well as passengers,...
View Resource Lesson: Ballast System in Submarines

This lesson helps 7th - 12th grade students understand how a submarine controls its buoyancy through the use of ballasts. Students construct a model ballast system, and then learn to control its vent valves to make it submerge and surface.
View Resource Deck and Engine Room Illustrations

Deck and engine room illustrations for U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Deck License exam.
View Resource Welding Technologies in Shipbuilding Industry

Welding technologies in shipbuilding industry paper.
View Resource Corrosion of Welded Components in Marine Environments

Paper on how welding influences material properties and must be considered in terms of design and initial fabrication and any subsequent repair during the life of a vessel. Additionally, new fabrication processes are being developed such as laser and laser hybrid welding, friction stir welding of aluminum alloys and improved wet underwater repair, necessitating understanding of the corrosion...