Advanced CAD-PLM Integration in a Naval shipbuilding environment
Warship, June 2012 (Bath, UK) Fernando Alonso, Carlos Gonzalez and Rodrigo Perez - SENER
Military shipyards building surface ships and submarines are implementing PLM Systems as a global solution to the management of information through the life cycle of naval vessels, with the objectives of increasing productivity, reducing vessel design and production times, saving costs and improving the quality of the whole process.
This paper presents an advanced architecture for CAD – PLM integration in a naval shipbuilding environment. The paper describes in detail the architecture of the solution, the, the requirements met by the solution and the benefits and advantages of this approach which is based in FORAN System as the CAD tool, and it will be implemented in a key military european shipyard.
Efficient design of outfitting & machinary spaces
ICCAS, September 2011. R. de Góngora, SENER
This paper is devoted to analyse current FORAN system outfitting & machinery spaces design tools, reviewing how main drivers match features, and what is the solution provided for each case. At the same time, it describes the aspects in which FORAN can be further improved and the way to achieve it.
Integrated development environment in shipbuilding computer systems
ICCAS, September 2011. A. Cebollero and A. Benayas, SENER
Computer applications for shipbuilding were born to make ship design and production more efficient. The early programs soon became complex systems, expanding their functionality to all aspects of the ship life cycle. Eager to meet the ever-increasing requirements of their customers, software houses must provide not only advanced systems but also parallel development toolkits for users to develop in-house extensions. Taking as a reference the Foran System, this paper reviews the key features of a class of those toolkits, the integrated development environments: intuitive programming language, insulation from mainstream system changes, reduced maintenance expense and rapid response to evolving requirements.
Advanced CAD-PLM integration in a naval shipbuilding environment
ICCAS, September 2011. C. González and F. Alonso, SENER.
Military shipyards building surface ships and submarines are implementing PLM Systems. A key factor in the success of the implementation is the integration between the shipbuilding CAD System and the PLM, as CAD provides advanced functionalities for vessels design and fabrication and CAD related data must be shared by all the shipyard departments from the early design stages until the commissioning of the vessel. This paper presents an advanced architecture for CAD – PLM integration in a naval shipbuilding environment.
Electrical design in submarines
ICCAS, September 2011. A. Olmos, NAVANTIA, A. Valderrama, SENER.
The evolution of the computer-aided design tools have moved from custom-made applications, covering separate aspects with little connection to the surrounding items, to COTS fully integrated global solutions. Electrical design is subject to benefit from the development of such integration. Submarines are considered among the most difficult vessel designs, compared only with space crafts in terms of complexity, number of occurrences and integration between systems. Along the present paper, some figures taken from the Spanish MOD´s S80 class submarine will subscribe this statement.