Practical Failure Analysis

, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp 12–15 | Cite as

Marine forensics for naval architects and marine engineers

  • W. H. Garzke
  • R. O. Dulin
  • D. K. Brown
  • K. Prince
  • J. Ruggieri
  • R. Silloway
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The Marine Forensics Panel of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) grew out of analyses of the shipwrecks of the German battleshipBismarck and the passenger shipsTitanic andLusitania. It is now co-sponsored by five other professional societies on both sides of the Atlantic. A number of ship losses have been investigated, and lessons have been learned relevant both to marine technology and history.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. H. Garzke
  • R. O. Dulin
    • 1
  • D. K. Brown
  • K. Prince
    • 2
  • J. Ruggieri
    • 3
  • R. Silloway
    • 4
  1. 1.TRW Systems of Reston
  2. 2.marine engineering for Syntek in Arlington
  3. 3.Headquarters Office of Standards and Environmental ProtectionWashington, D.C.
  4. 4.Engineering Partners International, Inc.Houston

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