13.734 is fundamentally a project-based design course, but lecture sessions are used to teach methods and discuss topics that directly support the students’ work. The calendar below is a broad framework for the lecture topics and the related assignments, and is not intended to reflect the day-to-day in-class activities.
|1||Preliminary Design of a Sloop Rigged Yacht||Problem Set 1|
|2||Sailing Dinghy Design||Problem Set 2|
|3||Hydrostatics, Small and Large Angle Stability Analysis||Problem Set 3|
|5-12||Detailed Hull Design||Problem Set 4|
|13||Detailed Hull Design Project Presentations|